Weekly Classes

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Check out all of the amazing topics we have coming up through March 2018!
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A workshop focused on the techniques, applications, and innovations of working with wire and how to incorporate other materials into your creations!
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Weekly Classes

Weekly classes provide students with the fundamental skills needed to enter and explore the field of jewelry making and metalworking. Classes run from three to ten weeks.

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  • Weekly Class (8 weeks)
    with David Baird
    January 8-March 19, 2018weekly on Mondays10:00am-1:00pmfor 8 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $425.00 $403.75
    5% discount until December 9
    Materials: $60.00

    Casting and wax working techniques can save time and add new dimension to artwork. Investigate how to produce and cast wax models with complex curves, surfaces, and textures that would be difficult and time consuming to execute in sheet metal.

  • Weekly Class (8 weeks)
    with David Baird
    January 8-March 19, 2018weekly on Mondays1:30pm-4:30pmfor 8 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $425.00 $403.75
    5% discount until December 9

    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 (9 weeks)
    with William Vanaria
    January 9-March 13, 2018weekly on Tuesdays10:00am-1:00pmfor 9 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $475.00 $451.25
    5% discount until December 10
    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 (9 weeks)
    with Wendy Jo New
    January 9-March 13, 2018weekly on Tuesdays1:30pm-4:30pmfor 9 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $475.00 $451.25
    5% discount until December 10
    Materials: $50.00

    If you love rings, you’ll love this class!  Join us and make 3 different types of rings from textured bands to rings with bezels and faceted stones.

  • Weekly Class (9 weeks)
    with Diane Lawton
    January 9-March 13, 2018weekly on Tuesdays6:30pm-9:00pmfor 9 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $425.00 $403.75
    5% discount until December 10
    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 (9 weeks)
    with David Baird
    January 10-March 21, 2018weekly on Wednesdays10:00am-1:00pmfor 9 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $475.00 $451.25
    5% discount until December 11

    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 (9 weeks)
    with Joy Raskin
    January 10-March 14, 2018weekly on Wednesdays1:30pm-4:30pmfor 9 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $475.00 $451.25
    5% discount until December 11
    Materials: TBD

    In the course, students will learn all about hinges, hinged closures, and catches that can be used on both boxes and jewelry.

  • Weekly Class (9 weeks)
    with William Vanaria
    January 10-March 14, 2018weekly on Wednesdays6:00pm-9:00pmfor 9 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $475.00 $451.25
    5% discount until December 11

    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 (9 weeks)
    with Avery Lucas
    January 11-March 15, 2018weekly on Thursdays10:00am-1:00pmfor 9 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $475.00 $451.25
    5% discount until December 12
    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!

  • Weekly Class (9 weeks)
    with Avery Lucas
    January 11-March 15, 2018weekly on Thursdays1:30pm-4:30pmfor 9 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $475.00 $451.25
    5% discount until December 12
    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 (9 weeks)
    with William Vanaria
    January 11-March 15, 2018weekly on Thursdays6:00pm-9:00pmfor 9 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $475.00 $451.25
    5% discount until December 12
    Materials: $65.00

    Build upon the basic techniques covered in Jewelry 1 to open up design possibilities and create more complex pieces.  Discover some advanced soldering techniques, trickier cold connections, and strategies to design and produce jewelry. Students will set stones, fabricate hollow forms, and more!