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Jewelry Design: From Basic to Advanced Creations

6:00PM - 9:00PM
Jan 29 - Apr 15
3.00 CEUs,
10 Sessions

​ Tchin Metalsmith, performance artist

Designed for all levels of jewelry enthusiasts, students in this course will work at their own pace to create original jewelry pieces. Techniques covered include sawing, filing, forming, joining, soldering, annealing, filing shapes, ring sizing, sanding, wax carving, joining of metals, embossing techniques on metal, polishing, texturing metal and stone setting. Students will develop ideas for creating jewelry, such as earrings, necklaces, bracelets and chains. Beginners will start by making a plain, sterling silver ring or one set with a gemstone. Technical problem solving, mastering new skills, and instilling confidence and competency will be emphasized. Individual assistance from the instructor will be given throughout the course.


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