Fall 2017 Jewelry Schedule 

Jewelry  

Lab Fee: $10 /term, for those not in class or workshop this term, for gas & tool repair/replacement. Lab Fee included in class Fee.

Jewelry Studio Orientation

Wed. 6-6:30                        Sept. 27

JWL-0   Angela Ajootian         Class Fee: FREE

This half hour class is REQUIRED for all new and returning members who are NOT registered in a jewelry class. Safety will be covered. You will learn how the jewelry studio is operated and will be informed of changes or updates to the studio or Craft Center policies. For Experienced jewelers onlyPre-Registration REQUIRED.

 

Jewelry & Metalsmithing

Thursdays  6-8:30                   Oct. 5 to Nov. 30 ( No class 11/23)

JWL-1  Angela Ajootian          Class Fee: $60

Explore the ancient and satisfying world of metal crafting. This 6-week course covers basic techniques and steps to bring into more complex projects. The class will focus on metal cutting, forming and acetylene soldering skills; these skills will be followed by stone setting. Throughout we will discuss design aesthetic, art history, current trends and business ideas. All experience levels welcome; those with prior experience can work toward a more personally inspired direction. Metals used are copper, brass & bronze; students can purchase silver or other items from the Craft Center supply store or provide their own. The first project materials will be provided; please allow extra funds for jewelry supply purchases beyond start up materials.

 

Metalsmithing &  Jewelry Creation with PMC Elements   

Mondays  6:30-9                   Oct. 2 to Nov. 20 

JWL-2  Anna Russell          Class Fee: $70

In this 8-week class, develop basic techniques associated with metalsmithing and create beautiful jewelry from copper, brass, bronze & silver. Learn to solder & adapt basic pottery skills & techniques to create innovative rings, earrings, chains and more from PMC. All experience levels welcome; those with prior experience can work toward a more personally inspired direction. The first 2 project materials are provided; please allow extra funds for jewelry supply purchases beyond start up materials. Students can purchase silver, PMC & other items from the Craft Center supply store or provide their own.

 

Creative Wire Jewelry   

Mondays  6:30-9          Oct. 25 to Nov. 29 ( No class 11/22)

JWL-3  Anielis Raas     Member Class Fee: $40

In the 4-week class learn how to create unique & beautiful sculptural earrings, pendants, a ring and/or a bracelet using the technique of wire manipulation. The first project materials are provided; please allow extra funds for jewelry supply purchases beyond start up materials. Students can purchase silver, beads, findings & other items from the Craft Center supply store or provide their own. No prior jewelry making experience is necessary.

 

Artful Pendant Workshop

Saturday 12-4                       Oct. 28 

JWL-4  Anna Russell         Member Class Fee: $35/ Non- Member Class Fee: $47

Students will learn how to sculpt PMC into beautiful shapes creating a pendant for a necklace….a fun and low stress workshop. No prior metals experience required. Limit 8 students.  All supplies provided; however option to set a cabochon stone also available for an additional fee.  

 

PMC Earring Workshop

Saturday 12-4                       Nov. 4   NEW 

JWL-5  Anna Russell         Member Class Fee: $35/ Non- Member Class Fee: $47

Students will learn how to sculpt PMC into beautiful shapes creating a pendant for a necklace….a fun and low stress workshop. No prior metals experience required. Limit 8 students.  All supplies provided; however option to set a cabochon stone also available for an additional fee.  

 

Holiday Workshop: Six Pack of Gifts!     NEW

Sunday  12-4                           Nov. 12

JWL-6  Angela Ajootian          Member Class Fee: $38
                                                Non-Member Class Fee: $50

In this one day workshop you can finish a set of 6 items perfect do distribute to friends or give to one special person. You can chose to make a series of colorful enameled wine glass tags, small pendants, or enameled neodymium magnets. All materials provided and no experience needed.

 

Make a Silver Ring Workshop 

Saturday  12-4                           Nov. 18

JWL-7  Angela Ajootian          Member Class Fee: $ 36
                                                Non-Member Class Fee: $48   

Come to this 4-hour workshop and learn how to make a handcrafted silver ring. No prior experience needed. We will cut, shape, solder, and polish a simple ring. Students with prior experience can use this class to make something more elaborate. All will come away with a beautiful gift. All supplies provided.