Classes & Workshops
Classes
  • June 22 - July 14
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    Learn the basics of bezel setting gemstones in this 4 session metal fabrication class. Students will work with silver sheet metal and wire to create a pair of post back […]
  • June 20 - July 25
    Taught by Odette Channell
    Take your work to the next level with that perfect final finish in this 5 session surface intensive course. Explore the potential for different metal surface treatments and learn what […]
  • June 28 - July 26
    Taught by Odette Channell
    Not sure what to do with the metal waste you generate while making jewelry? Or how to reclaim  the value of that broken ring you haven’t worn in years? Dive […]
  • June 28 - July 26
    Taught by Odette Channell
    Learn to manipulate and solder metal as you make a bracelet stack and build your confidence working with some of the most-used tools in jewelry making.  Students will be introduced […]
  • July 7 - July 28
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    So you just bought a new hammer and it didn’t come with a mirror polish!?!? Or someone just gave you a box of rusty tools that you think you can […]
  • July 10 - July 31
    Taught by Sarah Saunders
    For our young designers and makers, a jewelry class for teens.  Learn basic metalsmithing skills and jewelry making techniques in this introductory 4 session class dedicated to ring making. Get […]
  • July 10 - July 31
    Taught by Sarah Saunders
    For our young designers and makers, a jewelry class for teens.  Learn basic metalsmithing skills and jewelry making techniques in this introductory 4 session class dedicated to pendant making. Get […]
  • Coming this Fall 2021
    Taught by Valerie James
    This six-week course is a comprehensive introduction to the art of engraving as it relates to jewelry. Using both hand-engraving and air-assisted methods, students will develop an in-depth understanding of […]
  • May 11 - June 29
    Taught by Cyril Despointes
    Hand rendering jewelry on paper is a time honored technique that can improve your ideation process and ability to communicate your designs. Build confidence in your drawing skills in this […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    May 9 - June 27
    Taught by Naama Levit
    This class has sold out! 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 […]
  • May 12 - June 30
    Taught by Erin S Daily
    This class has sold out! In this 8 session introductory wax working class, you will learn to complete designs utilizing different wax carving and forming techniques. You will start by […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Judi Powers
    Your signature style is what differentiates your jewelry brand from the competition. It is what sets the tone for everything you design, fabricate, and communicate. With a clear description and […]
  • May 12 - June 30
    Taught by Brian Weissman
    This class has sold out! In this 8 session soldering intensive you will fully develop your understanding  of how solder behaves, how to control heating, and how to troubleshoot problems before […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Betsy Lewis
    Students in this 8 week course will learn how to form and fabricate copper sheet metal to design and create a set of candle holders. Specific processes as they relate […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    February 22 - April 19
    Taught by Odette Channell
    This class has sold out! 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 […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Betsy Lewis
    This 8 week course will provide students with technical demonstrations on hollow forming beads out of sheet metal. In the studio, we will work with tooling in unique ways to […]
  • May 18 - July 13
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    In this 8 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 […]
  • April 20 - June 15
    Taught by Brice Garrett
    This class has sold out! In this 8 session course students will learn a number of approaches to making hoop earrings. We will go over various versions of both hinged […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    February 22 - April 12
    Taught by Naama Levit
    This class has sold out! 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 […]
  • February 22 - April 19
    Taught by Odette Channell
    This class has sold out. Please email us if you would like to be put on the waiting list. Hone your jewelry skills to bridge the gap between wax working […]
  • February 21 - April 18
    Taught by Odette Channell
    This class has sold out! Chain linkages are an iconic form of adornment. In this class you will infuse your personal design aesthetic into this classic jewelry format. Students will […]
  • Welcome to BKMW: Jewelry
    March 25 - May 13
    Taught by Naama Levit
    This class has sold out! 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 […]
  • Registration is closed
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    Give shape to your designs by finessing wire in this 8 session metalsmithing course. From heavy gauge to very fine, learn how to draw down and forge wire into the […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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, […]
  • 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 […]
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
  • July 16 & 17
    Taught by Erin S. Daily
    Gemstone setting is a precise and intensive practice that involves training the eyes as well as the hands. This two day workshop will give students a strong foundation in basic […]