Metal + Jewelry

All classes held in the Art School Metals Studio.

  • Basic Jewelry Making • MJKV162A71

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Fri 9:30am–12:30pm / May 20-Aug 19 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, sawing, filing, solderin...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    May. 20-Aug. 19
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    Fri 9:30-12:30pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Wax Carving / Lost Wax Casting • MJJF162A74

    Class / 10 sessions / $215 / Metals Lab / Mon 9am–noon / Jun 6-Aug 15 No class Jul 4 In this introduction to wax carving and the lost wax casting process, students learn to use carving tools, sprue and tree strategies, the investment process, casting technique, and finishing.&nb...

    Jim Friedman  
    Jun. 6-Aug. 15
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    Mon 9am-noon Past_exhib_class_full
  • Yellow Gemstones • MJBR162W79

    Workshop / 1 session / $50 / Community Room / Sun 1–4pm / May 22 Yellow gemstones include topaz, citrine, canary diamond, heliodor (yellow beryl), golden sapphire, and tourmaline. Learn how to tell them apart from the other yellow gemstones. PHOTO BY INSTRUCTOR / BRENDA REICHEL

    Brenda Reichel  
    May. 22-May. 22
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    Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_class_canceled
  • Shippo: Japanese Enameling (cloisonné) • MJKI162W82

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $120 / Room 102 / Sat & Sun 11am-4pm / Aug 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 stude...

    Kazuko Inomata  
    Aug. 6-Aug. 14
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    Sat & Sun 11am–4pm Past_exhib_kinomata_01_web
  • 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.  Wed...

     
    May. 19-Aug. 18
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    Wed 6-9pm, Thu1:30 – 4:30pm, Sat 1-4pm, Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_metalslab_01
  • Advanced Wax Carving For Stone Setting Workshop • MJDS162W85

    Workshop / 5 sessions / $215 / Metals Lab / Sat 9am-5pm (Jul 30, Aug 6, 13, 20) / Sun 1-5pm (Aug 21) This workshop is for advanced students and will focus on stone setting when carving wax models for casting.  It will be limited to ten students who have taken wax carving classes from the in...

    Donna Shimazu  
    Jul. 30-Aug. 21
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    Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • 初心者用ジュエリークラス • MJKV162A72

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Sun 9:30am–12:30pm / May 20-Aug 19 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 Basic Jewelry Making for Japa...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    May. 22-Aug. 21
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    Sun 9:30am-12:30pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Jewelry Making with Silver Clay • MJKI162W83

    Workshop / 1 session / $50 / Room 102 / Fri 5–8pm / Aug 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  
    Aug. 12-Aug. 12
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    Fri 5–8pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Jewelry 2.1 • MJBC162W78

    Workshop / 5 Sessions / $110 / Metals Lab / Wed 6–9pm / Jul 20-Aug 17 Work on those unfinished projects or try something new. Subjects may include stone setting variations and metal forming techniques. This class is for those who have taken Jewelry I or similar. Must know how to saw, ...

    Brenda Ching  
    Jul. 20-Aug. 17
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    Wed 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Intermediate Jewelry • MJBC162W77

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $90 / Metals Lab / Wed 6-9pm / May 11-Jun 1 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 shaping, tweaking your tools, and hydrau...

    Brenda Ching  
    May. 11-Jun. 1
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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Jewelry with an Attitude • MJBF162A73

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Thu 9:45am–12:45pm / May 19-Aug 18 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 encouraged to incorpo...

    Barbara Farrell  
    May. 19-Aug. 18
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    Thu 9:45am–12:45pm Past_exhib_bfarrell_01_466x300
  • Wax Carving / Casting 2 • MJJF162A75

    Class / 10 sessions / $215 / Metals Lab / Mon 6–9pm / / Jun 6-Aug 15 No class Jul 4  In this basic wax carving and the lost wax casting class students learn to use wax carving tools, sprue and tree strategies, the investment process, standard, advanced and experimental casting t...

    Jim Friedman  
    Jun. 6-Aug. 15
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Beginning Fabrication • MJBC162W76

    Workshops / 4 sessions / $90 / Metals Lab / Tue 6–9pm / May 10-31 Basic fabrication of jewelry from sheet and wire. We will cover sawing, filing, sanding, soldering, and polishing. Supply list ARTWORK BY STUDENT / MARY WUN

    Brenda Ching  
    May. 10-May. 31
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    Tue 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_canceled
  • Hand Engraving • MJJD162W84

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $250 / Metals Lab / Sat 9am-5pm / May 21-Jun 11 Learn how to hand engrave script lettering and scroll designs directly into metal. This course is for the beginning engraver and will teach you how to set up and use engraving tools and the necessary equipment.  St...

    Jason Dow  
    May. 21-Jun. 11
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    Sat 9am-5pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Orange Gemstones • MJBR162W80

    Workshop / 1 session / $50 / Community Room / Sun 1–4pm / Jun 26  Hessonite garnet, orange sapphire, amber, Mexican fire opal, Malaya garnet, mandarin garnet, orange chalcedony, zircon, moonstone, tourmaline—learn all about orange gemstones. from their origins to their cost...

    Brenda Reichel  
    Jun. 26-Jun. 26
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    Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_class_canceled
  • Gemstones in Hawaii

    Workshop / 1 session / $50 / Community Room / Sun 1–4pm / Jul 24 Gems found in Hawaii, Rocks and Gems found here on each of the islands. What are they? Where are they found? Some of these gemstone examples may be found in the Bishop Museum Collection, and Iolani Palace.   I w...

    Brenda Reichel  
    Jul. 24-Jul. 24
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    Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_breichel_13_palace_and_bishop_museum_187-2