Workshops

INTRODUCTION TO BEGINNING METALSMITHING  

    


This workshop is designed for beginners. It will introduce you to basic metalsmithing jewelry design and techniques such as sawing, hammering, polishing and soldering. You will be able to finish one piece of your favorite design.  

Material include 2' X 2' piece of copper or brass (your choice), and all tools and polishing material. Additional material and silver will be available for purchase.


3 hours    

$85/person

Children 12 years and older welcome



INTRODUCTION TO GLASS BEAD MAKING  

     

Spend a day learning the basics of torchworked glass beadmaking. We will discuss safety, equipment, and show you the basics of glass beadmaking.  Learn in a world class teaching studio using the latest and best equipment. You will be using the popular two gas Minor Burner Torch in this workshop. All materials are included. Sign up with a friend and both of you take 15% off the class fee. 

3 hours


$85/person


Children over 14 years are welcome


STAMPED DISK PENDANT WORKSHOP



In this workshop you will make your own pendants.  You'll learn how to texture a brass or copper disc and be able to personalize it with an initial or your own design.  (Sterling silver is available for purchase). Materials and resource list will be provided. The chains will be available for purchase. 

2 hours

$70/person

Children 12 years and older welcome


2 DAYS INTRODUCTION TO METALSMITHING WORKSHOP



  This workshop is designed for beginners, it will introduce you to basic metalsmithing and you will design and make jewelry in silver and copper. Your choice will include ring, pendant or earrings. I will also cover making your own ear wires and findings.Techniques will include sawing, hammering, soldering, cleaning, polishing and forming metal.

Material include 6' X 6' 18' gauge copper and 1' X 1'  22' gauge silver, all tools.  Additional metal will be available for purchase.

Time: 10 am - 2pm each day

$240/person

Children over 12 years are welcome


BRIDAL WORKSHOP



 Getting married?? Bring your bridal party and make your own jewelry for the special celebration. During this workshop you will learn how to make and take home beautiful items suitable for wedding, such as earrings, bracelet or necklace. Material include hand made beads and findings. Chains and silver will be available for purchase. 

By appointment only. BYOB

Minimum 3 people / maximum 10


Cost: $ 60 pp

Time: 2 hours

MAKE YOUR OWN GLASS BLOWING ORNAMENTS WORKSHOP



Create your own blown glass ornaments to hang on the tree or give as a special holiday gift!!  You will be able to select and add color to a pre made  glass points to create a unique glass ornament. You may wish to sign up with family members or a group of friends to start a new tradition by creating your own holiday memory in glass. Each student can make approximately five ornaments.

 2 hours

$75/person