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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 (10 weeks)
    with David Baird
    September 18-November 27, 2017weekly on Mondays10:00am-1:00pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $495.00 $470.25
    5% discount until August 19
    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 $470.25
    5% discount until August 19

    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 $470.25
    5% discount until August 20
    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 $470.25
    5% discount until August 20
    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 $422.75
    5% discount until August 20
    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 $470.25
    5% discount until August 21

    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 Joy Raskin
    September 20-November 29, 2017weekly on Wednesdays1:30pm-4:30pmfor 10 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $495.00 $470.25
    5% discount until August 21
    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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Weekly Class (8 weeks)
    with David Baird
    January 8-March 12, 2018weekly on Mondays10:00am-1:00pmfor 8 weeks
    at Metalwerx
    Tuition:
     $425.00 $403.75
    5% discount until December 9
    Materials: TBD

    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.

    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Weekly Class (8 weeks)
    with David Baird
    January 8-March 12, 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.

    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • 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. 

    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • 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: TBD

    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.

    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • 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.

    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • Weekly Class (9 weeks)
    with David Baird
    January 10-March 14, 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.

    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • 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.

    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • 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.

    Class is not open for registration yet.
  • 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: TBD

    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 not open for registration yet.

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