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  • Summer with the Masters (3 days)
    with Paulette Werger
    August 23-25, 201710:00am-5:00pmfor 3 days
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $525.00
    Materials: TBD Payable to instructor in class.

    Investigate movement and kinetics as a design tool for fabrication of neckpieces in Argetium silver. Crisp fabrication, ball joints that pivot and rotate, and cages and hollow forms may all be considerations that students will have to develop a strategy of design for their pieces.

    Class is full.
     
  • Summer with the Masters (2 days)
    with Paulette Werger
    August 26-27, 201710:00am-5:00pmfor 2 days
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $415.00
    Materials: TBD Payable to instructor in class.

    This workshop will focus on movement and kinetics as a design tool for fabrication of pieces for the hand in Argentium silver. Bangles with moving parts and cocktail rings that rotate and wiggle when worn may all be considerations for designs that students will create in class.

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  • Workshop (1 day)
    with Joy Raskin
    August 28, 201710:00am-5:00pm
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $140.00
    Materials: $30.00

    Want to try your hand at hammering out your own metal bowls? This one day workshop will focus on the hammering and forming techniques necessary to create beautiful bowls on a smaller scale! 

    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Workshop (1 day)
    with Joy Raskin
    August 29, 201710:00am-5:00pm
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $140.00
    Materials: $25.00 Payable to instructor in class.

    In this one day workshop, students will work with the little torch and oxygen and acetylene gases to weld thin steel including nails and wire to create small sculpture, jewelry, and even vessels.

    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Summer with the Masters (5 days)
    with Laura Wood
    September 6-10, 201710:00am-5:00pmfor 5 days
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $750.00
    Materials: $60.00

    This class will focus on surface embellishment of pierced metal and how to design those elements specifically for your body. Laura will take students through the process of fabricating work that carefully considers the human form and how a piece of jewelry can complement a certain area of the body. 

  • Workshop (2 days)
    with Raquel Alonso-Perez
    September 16-17, 201710:00am-5:00pmfor 2 days
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $400.00

    Gemology is the study of gem materials, including their description, identification, origin and usage in jewelry and ornamentation. Gemstones are also used as a commodity, and being able to evaluate and identify them is focus of a gemologist’s job.

  • Weekly Class (10 weeks)
    with David Baird
    September 18-November 27, 2017weekly on Mondays10:00am-1:00pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $495.00
    Materials: $55.00

    Pick up where Jewelry I left off! Special emphasis will be given to fabrication, flex shaft, soldering and stone setting techniques, but no questions or projects will be taboo!

  • Weekly Class (10 weeks)
    with David Baird
    September 18-November 27, 2017weekly on Mondays1:30pm-4:30pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $495.00

    Pursue individual projects with questions answered by a professional jeweler. Finish up work hiding in your bench and get advice on new pieces. This class is loaded with great bench tips to guide students through projects with success.

  • Weekly Class (10 weeks)
    with William Vanaria
    September 19-November 28, 2017weekly on Tuesdays10:00am-1:00pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $495.00
    Materials: $55.00

    This weekly class presents students with the fundamentals of jewelry and metalsmithing skills. Among the many techniques we will cover, students will learn how to effectively shape, join, polish, texture, and patina metal. 

  • Weekly Class (10 weeks)
    with William Vanaria
    September 19-November 28, 2017weekly on Tuesdays1:30pm-4:30pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $495.00
    Materials: $70.00

    In this class, students will learn the ins and outs of fabricating geometric hollow forms and boxes that employ a friction fit lid, hinges, and simple catches. 

  • Weekly Class (10 weeks)
    with Diane Lawton
    September 19-November 28, 2017weekly on Tuesdays6:30pm-9:00pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $445.00
    Materials: $55.00

    This introductory course focuses on developing fundamental hand skills, good studio habits, and an appreciation for quality craftsmanship. Students will learn essential fabrication techniques by designing and producing unique, handcrafted jewelry.

  • Weekly Class (10 weeks)
    with David Baird
    September 20-November 29, 2017weekly on Wednesdays10:00am-1:00pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $495.00

    Pursue individual projects with questions answered by a professional jeweler. Finish up work hiding in your bench and get advice on new pieces. This class is loaded with great bench tips to guide students through projects with success.

    Class is full.
     
  • Weekly Class (10 weeks)
    with Joy Raskin
    September 20-November 29, 2017weekly on Wednesdays1:30pm-4:30pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $495.00
    Materials: $130.00

    This class covers strategies for making both traditional chains as well as stepping outside of the box to create unusual linkages. A wide range of chain styles will be demonstrated including fused, cold-connected, woven, and soldered link chains.

  • Workshop (2 days)
    with Vincent Hawley
    September 23-24, 201710:00am-5:00pmfor 2 days
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $400.00 $380.00
    5% discount until August 24
    Materials: $55.00

    Florentine engraving serves as the basis for the extravagance in most goldsmith work from the Renaissance to the present day. Students will work to gain essential, basic engraving skills to create pieces with endless possibilities in richness and depth.

  • Weekly Class (10 weeks)
    with William Vanaria
    September 27-December 6, 2017weekly on Wednesdays6:00pm-9:00pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $495.00 $470.25
    5% discount until August 28

    Pursue individual projects with questions answered by a professional jeweler. Finish up work hiding in your bench and get advice on new pieces. This class is loaded with great bench tips to guide students through projects with success.

  • Weekly Class (10 weeks)
    with Avery Lucas
    September 28-December 7, 2017weekly on Thursdays10:00am-1:00pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $495.00 $470.25
    5% discount until August 29
    Materials: $60.00

    This course is an introduction to the secrets of making jewelry and working with metals. All of the basics to making your own jewelry will be covered.

  • Weekly Class (10 weeks)
    with Avery Lucas
    September 28-December 7, 2017weekly on Thursdays1:30pm-4:30pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $495.00 $470.25
    5% discount until August 29
    Materials: $60.00

    Jewelry 2 provides students the opportunity to hone soldering, stone setting, fabrication, and finishing skills learned in Jewelry I, and add new techniques to refine their work!

    Class is full.
     
  • Weekly Class (10 weeks)
    with Cynthia Eid
    September 28-December 7, 2017weekly on Thursdays6:00pm-9:00pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $495.00 $470.25
    5% discount until August 29

    Add interest to formed jewelry and metalwork with fluting! With a focus on bracelets, study synclasting, planishing, and fluting two ways--One method creates a recessed crease, or groove, and the other makes raised ridges on metal sheet.

  • Workshop (2 days)
    with Michela Verani
    September 30-October 1, 201710:00am-5:00pmfor 2 days
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $375.00 $356.25
    5% discount until August 31
    Materials: $100.00

    Curious about metal clay? It's a perfect way to add texture and volume to jewelry. Spend two days acquiring the basics with stamping, cutting, making bails, and polishing while creating silver jewelry to wear home.

  • Workshop (1 day)
    with Lauren Beaudoin
    October 6, 201710:00am-5:00pm
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $145.00 $137.75
    5% discount until September 6
    Materials: $45.00

    During this workshop students will refine and become confident in their sawing skills through guided exercises and patterns.  Learn how to use your saw frame to your advantage and tackle those straight lines, curves, spirals, tricky angles, and more. 

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