You are here >
CLASSES
> Jewelry > Fine Metals

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.

Click here to view PAST FINE METALS CLASSES


Introduction to Jewelry Workshop
Tuition $252.00

Materials Fee: $12.00
Beginner
Erin DeLuca
JF5101 Jan 31, Feb 1 2015 (10am-4:30pm) Saturday/Sunday (Jewelry Studio)
Registration will close one week prior to the date of the first class. Register early to reserve your space!

This course is designed to introduce students to traditional jewelry fabrication techniques such as: drilling, piercing, filing, soldering, bezel setting, and finishing. Design, safety, and proper tool usage will also be covered. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice students will learn the fundamental hand-skills necessary to create their own beautiful piece of jewelry to take home. Students will fabricate a ring complete with a bezel set cabochon. If time permits, students can begin work on additional projects. The instructor will have silver and a limited selection of cabochon stones to choose from which can be purchased during class. Students are encouraged to bring any stones or metals they have to the class. No experience necessary. A materials fee of $12 is added to the tuition.
Beginner Jewelry PM
Tuition $252.00

Materials Fee: $12.00
Beginner
Erin DeLuca
JF5102 Feb 3, 10, 17, 24 2015 (6-9pm) 4 Tuesday nights (Jewelry Studio)
Registration will close one week prior to the date of the first class. Register early to reserve your space!

This course is designed to introduce students to traditional jewelry fabrication techniques such as: drilling, piercing, filing, soldering, bezel setting, and finishing. Design, safety, and proper tool usage will also be covered. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice students will learn the fundamental hand-skills necessary to create their own beautiful piece of jewelry to take home. Students will fabricate a ring complete with a bezel set cabochon. If time permits, students can begin work on additional projects. The instructor will have silver and a limited selection of cabochon stones to choose from which can be purchased during class. Students are encouraged to bring any stones or metals they have to the class. No experience necessary. A materials fee of $12 is added to the tuition.
Beginner Jewelry
Tuition $252.00

Materials Fee: $12.00
Beginner
Erin DeLuca
JF5103 Feb 4, 11, 18, 25 2015 (10am-1pm) 4 Wednesday mornings (Jewelry Studio)
Registration will close one week prior to the date of the first class. Register early to reserve your space!

This course is designed to introduce students to traditional jewelry fabrication techniques such as: drilling, piercing, filing, soldering, bezel setting, and finishing. Design, safety, and proper tool usage will also be covered. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice students will learn the fundamental hand-skills necessary to create their own beautiful piece of jewelry to take home. Students will fabricate a ring complete with a bezel set cabochon. If time permits, students can begin work on additional projects. The instructor will have silver and a limited selection of cabochon stones to choose from which can be purchased during class. Students are encouraged to bring any stones or metals they have to the class. No experience necessary. A materials fee of $12 is added to the tuition.
Sea Glass Earrings
Tuition $85.00

Materials Fee: $25.00
All Levels
Viola Galetta
JF5104 Feb 9 2015 (10am-1pm) Monday (Jewelry Studio)
Registration will close one week prior to the date of the first class. Register early to reserve your space!

Everyone loves colorful shades of sea glass, or sometimes called beach glass. If you have a collection of these, in this workshop you will learn how to wire wrap and make pretty glass earrings or pendants. Or both. If you don't have any sea glass, instructor will have a large selection to choose from, also will supply all necessary components and tools. Students can expect to finish a necklace during the three hour class. No experience necessary. A materials fee of $25 is added to the tuition.
Viking Knit
Tuition $85.00

Materials Fee: $25.00
All Levels
Viola Galetta
JF5105 March 9 2015 (10am-1pm) Monday (Jewelry Studio)
Registration will close one week prior to the date of the first class. Register early to reserve your space!

Viking knit is ancient Scandinavian art of weaving with wire. Simple tools and some nimble fingers will create an amazing and delicate looking but very strong structured bracelet or necklace. Many design possibilities make this project so popular. Instructor will supply tools and materials. Students can expect to complete a bracelet during the class. A materials fee of $25 is added to the tuition.
Chainmaking
Tuition $355.00

Materials Fee: $115.00
Intermediate-Advanced
Rachel Morris
JF5106 March 14, 15 2015 (10am-4:30pm) Saturday/Sunday (Jewelry Studio)
Registration will close one week prior to the date of the first class. Register early to reserve your space!

Enhance your design work with unique, hand-crafted chains. Learn an array of techniques, both soldered and fused. Learn how how to fuse fine silver links and turn them into single and double loop in loop chains. (This technique can be done at home with fairly inexpensive and safe equipment) Then learn some of the tips and tricks needed to make unusual soldered chains (link, bar and other variations.) Strong basic torch experience required. A materials fee of $115 is added to the tuition.
Silversmithing 101
Tuition $305.00

Materials Fee: $65.00
All Levels
Rachel Morris
JF5107 March 21, 22 2015 (10am-4:30pm) Saturday/Sunday (Jewelry Studio)
Registration will close one week prior to the date of the first class. Register early to reserve your space!

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 is added to the tuition.

Click here to view PAST FINE METALS CLASSES

 
Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Send Us Feedback | Bookmark Us | Company Info | Product Index | Category Index | Terms of Use
Copyright © Brookfield Craft Center. All Rights Reserved.
Built with Volusion