Metal + Jewelry

All classes held in the Art School Metals Studio.

  • Basic Jewelry Making • 161A78

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Fri 9:30am–12:30pm / Jan 29–May 6 No class Mar 25 In this class you will become familiar with basic jewelry making tools such as hand files, saws, torches, flex shafts and more. Throughout the semester you will learn about designing, sa...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    Jan. 29-May. 6
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    Fri 9:30-12:30pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Lost Wax Casting • 161A80

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Mon 9am–noon / Jan 25–May 2 No class Mar 21 In this introduction to wax carving and the lost wax casting process, students learn to use wax carving tools, sprue and tree strategies, the investment process, casting technique, and fi...

    Jim Friedman  
    Jan. 25-May. 2
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    Mon 9am-noon Past_exhib_class_full
  • Blue Gemstones • 161W85

    Workshop / 1 session / $50 / Community Room / Sun 1–4pm / Jan 31  Blue Gemstones, There are different gemstones that come in the color of Blue. Sapphire, Tourmaline, Spinel, Garnet, Apatite, Iolite, and Diamonds too! Glass, and Cubic Zirconia are blue too. What are the difference...

    Brenda Reichel  
    Jan. 31-Jan. 31
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    Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_breichel_blue_01
  • Shippo: Japanese Enameling (cloisonné) • 161W89

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $120 / Room 102 / Sat 4-8pm Sun 11am-4pm / Feb 6-7, 13-14  Learn the ancient art of shippo (“seven treasures”) to produce works with jewel-like enamel color on a base of metal or ceramic. Beginning projects include small boxes and accessories. Experienced...

    Kazuko Inomata  
    Feb. 6-Feb. 14
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    Sat 4-8pm, Sun 11am–4pm Past_exhib_kinomata_shippo_01
  • Metals Lab Independent Open Studio

    Open Studio  For experienced metalsmiths enrolled in an Art School metals class. The studio is for personal projects only, not for business production. Minimal supplies available; no instruction provided. Check the posted schedule for availability; please pay the lab monitor $10. Open studi...

     
    Jan. 28-May. 8
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    Thu1:30 – 4:30pm, Sat 1-4pm, Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_metalslab_01
  • Exploring Ancient Metalwork ~ A Journey Through Time! • 161A81

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Wed 9am–12pm / Jan 27–May 4 No class Mar 23 Explore the past to create for the present...Students will learn a design process that results in creating works that have personal meaning. Utilizing the Museum and other resources as inspiration,...

    Cynthia Wiig  
    Jan. 27-May. 4
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    Wed 9am–12pm Past_exhib_cwigg_student_01
  • 初心者用ジュエリークラス • 161A82

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Sun 9:30am–12:30pm / Jan 31–May 8  No class Mar 20 指輪、ペンダントヘッド、イヤリングの作り方はもちろん、ストーンセッティング、ジュエリー 作りの基本を日本語で習えるクラスです。 細かい説明や質問は英語より日本語の方が楽…と思っている方、ジュエリー作りには興味はある けど英語だとちょっと不安…と思われていた方。是非、この機会に挑戦して下さい。 This class is B...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    Jan. 31-May. 8
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    Sun 9:30am-12:30pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Intro to Jewelry Fabrication • 161A75

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Tue 9:30am–12:30pm / Jan 26–May 3 No class Mar 22 Students learn fundamental metal fabrication skills by completing a series of jewelry projects. The instructor demonstrates the steps and then offers individual instruction as stude...

    Jim O'Donnell  
    Jan. 26-May. 3
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    Tue 9:30am–12:30pm Past_exhib_jodonnell_01_web
  • Jewelry Making with Silver Clay • 161A88

    Workshop / 1 session / $50 / Room 102 / Fri 5–8pm / Feb 12  Create your own silver jewelry with silver clay, a new material. Silver Clay consists of binder and silver. Just like any other clay, it is easy to handle. Even those with no previous artistic experience can learn to mol...

    Kazuko Inomata  
    Feb. 12-Feb. 12
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    Fri 5–8pm Past_exhib_kinomata_pearl_01
  • Jewelry II • 161A83

    Class / 14 Sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Wed 6–9pm / Jan 27–May 4 No class Mar 23 Refine your soldering skills, go beyond bezel settings, finish those unfinished projects, and try something new. Some topics may include tube and flush setting, synclastic and anticlastic sh...

    Brenda Ching  
    Jan. 27-May. 4
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    Wed 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Jewelry with an Attitude • 161A84

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Thu 9:45am–12:45pm / Jan 28–May 5 No class Mar 24 Metal, stone, and fire—up close and personal! Learn the pragmatic approach to basic jewelry techniques taught through projects emphasizing direct fabrication in metal. Students are...

    Barbara Farrell  
    Jan. 28-May. 5
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    Thu 9:45am–12:45pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Wax Carving/ Lost Wax Casting • 161A79

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Mon 6–9pm / Jan 25–May 2 No class Mar 21 Learn to create models of basic designs that you can easily reproduce, and ways to modify your designs from a wax reproduction. This class covers basic wax carving tools and techniques, casting, ...

    Jim Friedman  
    Jan. 25-May. 2
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_jfriedman_modelmaking
  • Jewelry I: Basic Fabrication • 161A77

    Workshops / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Tue 6–9pm / Jan 26–May 3 No class Mar 22 In this class, we will cover the basics of making jewelry from metal sheet and wire. You will learn how to saw, solder, cold connect, shape, and finish metal to create jewelry via jewelry pro...

    Brenda Ching  
    Jan. 26-May. 3
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    Tue 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Green Gemstones • 161W86

    Workshop / 1 session / $50 / Community Room / Sun 1–4pm / Feb 7  Green Gemstones, are not just Emeralds. Green Beryl, Sapphire, Tourmaline, Garnet, Green Amethyst, Prehnite, Tsavorite, Demantoid, Chrysoberyl, Jadeite, Neprhite, just to name a few. What are the differences in thes...

    Brenda Reichel  
    Feb. 7-Feb. 7
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    Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_breichel_green_01
  • Red Gemstones • 161W87

    Workshop / 1 session / $50 / Community Room / Sun 1–4pm / Feb 14  Red is the heart stone. How many truly red gems does one's heart desire? Ruby, Garnet, Spinel, Diamond, Rhodochrosite, Rhodolite, Tourmaline. Aren't all red stones Ruby? Red Glass and Doublets too. What are the dif...

    Brenda Reichel  
    Feb. 14-Feb. 14
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    Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_breichel_red_01
  • Basic Jewelry • 161A76

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Thu 6–9pm / Jan 28–May 5 No class Mar 24 Gain a well-rounded, solid foundation in basic metalworking techniques such as soldering, piercing, forging, centrifugal casting, fabrication, and finishing. ARTWORK BY STUDENT / CAROLA WILSONAR...

    Evan Tottori  
    Jan. 28-May. 5
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    Thu 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_full