Jewelry 2

Course Description

About this course

Take your jewelry skills to the next level! In Jewelry 2 you will perfect the skills you learned in Jewelry 1, and discover new techniques. Students can expect to make 3 main projects: tube set faceted earrings/ ring, an etching project, and make a hollow form such as a box with a lid/ or a hollow form ring.

Meet the Instructor

Alanna Robbins

A Massachusetts native, Alanna is dedicated to educating the public about the history of the Decorative Arts.  As an artist and metalsmith herself, she enjoys sharing the technical aspects of her craft with the community with hopes of perpetuating an appreciating for hand-made objects in age of the machine made.   Her performative body adornments specialize in fabricating with non-ferrous metals.

Alanna received a BFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, graduating with Honors.  She currently teaches classes at Metalwerx and MassArt.  She also works at Metalwerx as their Marketing and Special Events Coordinator, is the Lead Gallery Educator for Family Programs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and an Artist Assistant for Venetia Dale.

Materials & Tools 

There is a $70 materials fee for this class that is payable upon registration. The materials kit includes copper and brass sheet, several pieces of sterling silver sheet and wire, 3mm CZ stones and various flexshaft attachments needed for completing each project. 

Students should bring 
  • A box to safely store your project (recommended: small  plastic tackle box, Tupperware bin, or craft box)
  • A sketchbook to take notes
  • Sandpaper (220 grit- Fine grit 600)
  • Apron and Safety glass recommended

Tuition

$480.00

Materials Cost

$70.00

Instructor

Alanna Robbins

Dates

April 4 -June 6, 2019

Weekly on Thursday

Time

6:00 PM -9:00 PM

Length

9 weeks

Level 
Basic and above

No Class Dates

April 18

Make-up dates 
June 13
Location 
Metalwerx
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