Classes & Workshops
Classes
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    Give shape to your designs by finessing wire in this 4 session metalsmithing course. From heavy gauge to very fine, learn how to draw down and forge wire into the […]
  • Closed for registration
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    In this introductory wax working class, you will learn to complete designs utilizing different wax carving and forming techniques. You will start by designing and carving a ring in hard […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    In this 4 session open level wax working class, you will learn to complete a set of designs utilizing different wax carving and forming techniques. You will start with carving […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Erin S Daily
    In this 4-session course students will learn a number of approaches to making hoop earrings. We will go over various versions of both hinged and tension posts, and the appropriate […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    Beginning in Jan 2021
    Taught by Odette Channell
    Learn basic metalsmithing skills and jewelry making techniques in this introductory 4 week class. Get to know the studio and become familiar with the tools and equipment in this hands-on course. […]
  • Beginning inJanuary 2021
    In this 4 session introductory wax working class, you will learn to complete designs utilizing different wax carving and forming techniques. You will start by designing and carving a ring […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Rebekah Laskin
    This 8 session course explores various enameling techniques, which allow the artist to utilize the medium in a spontaneous, expressive and innovative way.  Beginning and advanced students will learn basic […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    Build boxes for jewelry and lockets in this 8-session course. Students will learn hollow construction using scoring and bending techniques, die forming with hand cut dies, and precise fitting for […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    Beginning in January 2021
    Learn basic metalsmithing skills and jewelry making techniques in this introductory 4 week class. Get to know the studio and become familiar with the tools and equipment in this hands-on […]
  • Goldsmithing
    Registration is closed
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    Refine your jewelry making skills in this 8 session goldsmithing course. You will learn about the various alloys and their solders, what to watch out for when heating and cooling, […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    Registration is closed
    Taught by Odette Channell
    Learn basic metalsmithing skills and jewelry making techniques in this introductory 8 week class. Get to know the studio and become familiar with the tools and equipment in this hands-on course. […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    In this 5 session soldering intensive you will fully develop your understanding  of how solder behaves,  how to control heating, and how to troubleshoot problems before they arise. Creating various […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    Whether by new introduction or looking to become more familiar, getting to know this time honored stone setting technique is a worthwhile effort. The bezel is everyone’s friend. Bezels are […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Sasha Nixon
    In this eight week course students will be introduced to the theory and practice of making mounts and the unique challenges of mounting jewelry. Classes will progress from initial design, […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    Learn how to work with non-ferrous sheet metal to make hollow formed objects in this introductory class. Students will cover basic metalsmithing skills and techniques as related to silversmithing. Processes […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Judi Powers
    This course will be rescheduled. If you would like to join, please email info@bkmetalworks.com to be notified of upcoming dates. Your signature style is what differentiates your jewelry brand from […]
Professional Development
  • Dead Lanuages Teapot
    Registration is currently closed
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    Playing with ideas is as important and informative as getting to know your materials.  One informs the other.  In these courses we will explore the relationships between inspiration, design, and […]
Workshops & Intensives
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Sergey Jivetin
    This class has been Postponed – stay tuned, we are in the process of rescheduling it. This expanded 4 day workshop will enable jewelry wax model-makers to hone their existing […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Sergey Jivetin
    This class has been Postponed – stay tuned, we are in the process of rescheduling it. This two day workshop is designed to be a comprehensive and effective introduction to […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    This workshop has been postponed. Please sign up for our mailing list, once we are able to offer classes again, we send out an email letting you know that registration […]