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  • Sessin Durgham was introduced to jewelry making in his sophomore year in high school, by a teacher who taught their students strict basic silversmithing. Metal techniques came easy to him and he continued to expand his skills and knowledge in college and received a BFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing.  By the 1980’s Sessin was graduated […]

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Metalwerx is an innovative school and community studio for jewelry making and metal arts, located in Waltham, Massachusetts. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming, creative, and well equipped environment where outstanding instructors, inquisitive students, and dedicated practitioners can inspire each other in the pursuit of jewelry and metalworking skills.

Our classes and workshops are cutting edge and varied, with offerings tailored to every skill level. Novice and professional jewelers can attend one to five day workshops, weekly classes, and intensive weekend offerings suited to their needs, schedule, budget, and interests.

Metalwerx is also home to twenty-two full and part time Studiomates - a group of passionate amateurs, bench jewelers, and professionals - who form a vibrant and active community. Members of the Metalwerx community work as teacher’s assistants and school ambassadors, ensuring that every experience is productive and memorable.