Jewelry 1

Course Description

About this course

This introductory course will focus on the design process and basic fabrication techniques of jewelry making and metalsmithing. In this class, students will begin with a sample project to practice design, layout and construction of a small decorative metal piece.  This will serve as a guide to practice using basic tools and techniques for sawing, soldering, texturing and polishing. Using these skills students will design and construct a custom pendant, ring and/or earrings. Additional demonstrations including bezel setting and riveting will be included during this course.

Meet the Instructor

Patrick McMillan

Bio coming soon!

Materials & Tools 

There is a $55 materials fee for this course that is payable upon registration. The materials kit includes copper, brass, and nickel sheet, sterling silver wire, sheet and bezel wire, a cabochon stone, and various tools needed to complete weekly projects. 


Students should bring 
  • Students should bring a sketchbook, pencil(s) and eraser for designing drawing.



Materials Cost



Patrick McMillan


April 4 -June 6, 2019

Weekly on Thursday


1:30 PM -4:30 PM


9 weeks

All Levels

No Class Dates

April 18

Make-up dates 
June 13
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