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Fine Metals

Register now for summer classes and workshops. Learn the basics, or hone your metalsmithing skills in small classes with personal attention from our skilled instructors. Enrolled students can join us for open studio time, and groups of 3 or more are welcome to design their own class. Contact the Registrar at the link above to add your name to our "I'm Interested" list.

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Silversmithing 101
Tuition $240.00

Materials Fee: $65.00
All Levels
Rachel Morris
JF5301 Aug 8 & 9 2015 (10am-4:30pm) Saturday/Sunday (Jewelry Studio)

This course allows you to get your feet wet if you've always wanted to try jewelry making. Through demonstrations and hands-on work, you become familiar with the tools of the trade: saws, hammers, torches and more, as you learn the basics of cutting, filing, texturing, soldering, finishing/polishing and simple stone setting. A materials fee of $65.00 will be added to the tuition.
Beginner Wire Work
Tuition $60.00

Materials Fee: $5.00
Beginner
RobinBeth Faulkner
JF5302 Aug 12, 2015 (10am-1pm) Wednesday (Jewelry Studio)

In this class, students will learn how to shape, hammer and file 3 different guages of wire for earrings and clasps. Techniques for coiling and hammering will be covered. Ages 15 and up. A materials fee of $5.00 will be added to the tuition.
Simple, Safe Home Jewelry Studio Setup & Basic Metalsmithing Skills
Tuition $120.00

Materials Fee: $40.00
Beginner
Lori Meehan
JF5303 Aug 15, 2015 (10am-4:30pm) Saturday (Jewelry Studio)

Have you ever wanted to set up your own home studio with a soldering station, but you didn't know where to start? Learn basic metalsmithing skills and techniques, and how to safely and easily set up your own home studio…whether it's in a dedicated location or at your kitchen table… Students will learn studio and personal safety, bench set-up, sawing and piercing metal, proper filing techniques, patinas, texturing, basic soldering skills including using and filling a butane torch, using a pickle pot, polishing metal. Students can expect to walk away with multiple new skills and 1 - 2 pendants. Ages 18 and over. A materials fee of $40.00 will be added to the tuition.
Fused Fine Silver Necklace
Tuition $120.00

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Materials Fee: $15.00
Beginner
Maureen Henriques
JF5305 Aug 29, 2015 (10am-4:30pm) Saturday (Jewelry Studio)

In this class students will learn the technique of fusing fine silver, which does not require solder, flux or pickling! Students will coil, cut and saw their own rings, then fuse using an ordinary table top torch and join the rings with a handmade clasp...ready to wear! Students are encouraged to bring beads to add to their piece. Beads will be available for purchase from the instructor as well. Ages 18 and over. A materials fee of $15.00 will be added to the tuition.
Simple, Safe Home Jewelry Studio Setup & Basic Metalsmithing Skills
Tuition $120.00

Materials Fee: $40.00
Beginner
Lori Meehan
JF5304 Sep 16, 2015 (9am-3:30pm) Wednesday (Jewelry Studio)

Have you ever wanted to set up your own home studio with a soldering station, but you didn't know where to start? Learn basic metalsmithing skills and techniques, and how to safely and easily set up your own home studio…whether it's in a dedicated location or at your kitchen table… Students will learn studio and personal safety, bench set-up, sawing and piercing metal, proper filing techniques, patinas, texturing, basic soldering skills including using and filling a butane torch, using a pickle pot, polishing metal. Students can expect to walk away with multiple new skills and 1 - 2 pendants. Ages 18 and over. A materials fee of $40.00 will be added to the tuition.
Fused Fine Silver Necklace
Tuition $120.00

REGISTRATION OPENING SOON

Contact us for additional information.


Materials Fee: $15.00
Beginner
Maureen Henriques
JF5306 Sep 28, 2015 (10am-4:30pm) Monday (Jewelry Studio)

In this class students will learn the technique of fusing fine silver, which does not require solder, flux or pickling! Students will coil, cut and saw their own rings, then fuse using an ordinary table top torch and join the rings with a handmade clasp...ready to wear! Students are encouraged to bring beads to add to their piece. Beads will be available for purchase from the instructor as well. Ages 18 and over. A materials fee of $15.00 will be added to the tuition.
Fused Fine Silver Necklace
Tuition $120.00

REGISTRATION OPENING SOON

Contact us for additional information.


Materials Fee: $15.00
Beginner
Maureen Henriques
JF5401 Nov 8, 2015 (10am-4:30pm) Sunday (Jewelry Studio)

In this class students will learn the technique of fusing fine silver, which does not require solder, flux or pickling! Students will coil, cut and saw their own rings, then fuse using an ordinary table top torch and join the rings with a handmade clasp...ready to wear! Students are encouraged to bring beads to add to their piece. Beads will be available for purchase from the instructor as well. Ages 18 and over. A materials fee of $15.00 will be added to the tuition.

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