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Callanwolde Fine Arts Center



Jewelry Making

Beginners Introduction to Jewelry & Metalsmithing

$200

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This course is for beginners with no prior experience in a metals studio. It will focus on introducing fundamental fabrication skills such as sawing, filing, texturing, shaping, polishing and basic stone setting.  You will learn studio safety, how to determine the order of construction, as well as the proper and safe use of tools and equipment.  You will also learn to become comfortable with using a flexshaft and an acetylene torch. Our fully stocked studio provides all the tools necessary.  Material requirements and cost (metal and cabochon stones) will be discussed the first class (approximately $40).  Also good for people who have not worked with metal in a while and want a basic refresher course. 

Full Course

Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry & Metalsmithing

$300

with Aalia Mujtaba

Calendar Mar 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This course offers the basics in jewelry design and fabrication.  Appropriate for repeat students; students can design their own projects or get an assigned project if preferred.  Learn silver piercing (cutting), shaping, soldering, texturing, finishing (polishing) and stone setting.  Smaller class size allows for individual attention & encourages the development of personal style and high quality craftsmanship.  Projects range from rings, bracelets, pendants, earrings, necklaces, vessels and broaches.  Teens are welcome.  Materials will be discussed in the first class; copper/brass metal and stones for projects could cost approx. $50 (silver could cost more). No prerequisite for beginners.  Intermediate students have option to design a project with guidance from instructor; Intermediate students must have taken minimum of 4 metalsmithing classes and have ability to design artwork with limited instruction. Min. 4, max. 7.

Full Course

Jewelry Making Basics & Beyond

$270

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 9 weeks

This course will focus on fabrication techniques, help students establish and solidify their basic skills, and create their own design ideas.  Students may work on developing and advancing their fabrication skills with instructor guided projects which can include, but will not be limited to several methods of stone setting, clasps, hinges, cold connections such as rivets, and chainmaking.  Students may also work on their own projects with instructor guidance.  Problem solving, construction, and craftsmanship are strongly emphasized in this mixed level class.  Good for all students who enjoy being inspired by people of varying levels of skill and experience.  Material requirements and cost will be discussed the first class (approximately $40).  No Prerequisite required.  Min 4, Max 7.

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Jewelry Making Basics & Beyond

$270

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Mar 27, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 9 weeks

This course will focus on fabrication techniques, help students establish and solidify their basic skills, and create their own design ideas.  Students may work on developing and advancing their fabrication skills with instructor guided projects which can include, but will not be limited to several methods of stone setting, clasps, hinges, cold connections such as rivets, and chainmaking.  Students may also work on their own projects with instructor guidance.  Problem solving, construction, and craftsmanship are strongly emphasized in this mixed level class.  Good for all students who enjoy being inspired by people of varying levels of skill and experience.  Material requirements and cost will be discussed the first class (approximately $40).  No Prerequisite required.  Min 4, Max 7.

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Jewelry Making Basics & Beyond

$270

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Mar 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This course will focus on fabrication techniques, help students establish and solidify their basic skills, and create their own design ideas.  Students may work on developing and advancing their fabrication skills with instructor guided projects which can include, but will not be limited to several methods of stone setting, clasps, hinges, cold connections such as rivets, and chainmaking.  Students may also work on their own projects with instructor guidance.  Problem solving, construction, and craftsmanship are strongly emphasized in this mixed level class.  Good for all students who enjoy being inspired by people of varying levels of skill and experience.  Material requirements and cost will be discussed the first class (approximately $40).  No Prerequisite required.  Min 4, Max 7.

Full Course

Jewelry Making Basics & Beyond

$270

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Mar 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This course will focus on fabrication techniques, help students establish and solidify their basic skills, and create their own design ideas.  Students may work on developing and advancing their fabrication skills with instructor guided projects which can include, but will not be limited to several methods of stone setting, clasps, hinges, cold connections such as rivets, and chainmaking.  Students may also work on their own projects with instructor guidance.  Problem solving, construction, and craftsmanship are strongly emphasized in this mixed level class.  Good for all students who enjoy being inspired by people of varying levels of skill and experience.  Material requirements and cost will be discussed the first class (approximately $40).  No Prerequisite required.  Min 4, Max 7.

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