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Jewelry classes + workshops

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Instructor: BURKE JOHNSTON

5 Sessions: March 27 - April 24
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tuition: $182 members, $215 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 8
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The registration deadline for this class was March 11 at 11:59 p.m. The Tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Glass meets metal to produce an astounding array of effects. Beginners will learn simple techniques and then join more experienced students to create finished pieces. Copper for two projects and all enamels are supplied. A materials fee of $10 is payable at the first class.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 3/27/2018 and ending 4/24/2018 at 10:30AM
Instructor: LAURIE SMITH PRUD'HOMME

10 Sessions: March 28 - May 30
Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was March 11 at 11:59 p.m. The Tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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This class introduces students to basic silversmithing skills, including torch soldering, surface embellishment, bezel setting, and cold connections. Students will produce several pieces of jewelry, which may include simple earrings, pendants, rings, and a short length of chain. The materials fee (due at the first class) will provide a kit of consumables, including silver for between $75-100 depending on the current silver market.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 3/28/2018 and ending 5/30/2018 at 9:00AM
Instructor: MELISSA ORSINI

10 Sessions: March 28 - May 30
Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was March 11 at 11:59 p.m. The Tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Metal clay can seem like magic - pliable and versatile in its raw state, it transforms in the kiln to solid metal. Explore different metal clays and techniques, including setting stones, making bezels, and hollow forming. Clay and stones may be purchased from the instructor.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 3/28/2018 and ending 5/30/2018 at 1:00PM
Instructor: JANN GREENLAND, Jewelry & Small Metals Department Chair

10 Sessions: March 29 - May 31
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was March 11 at 11:59 p.m. The Tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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PREREQUISITE: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
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This loosely-structured course allows students to experiment with design ideas while solidifying skills and learning new techniques. We embrace a variety of metals and alternative materials and are supportive of each individual developing an artistic voice.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 3/29/2018 and ending 5/31/2018 at 10:30AM
Instructor: SIGRUN SIMONS-RANK

10 Sessions: March 26 - June 4 (NO CLASS MAY 28)
Mondays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was March 11 at 11:59 p.m. The Tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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PREREQUISITE: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent
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This loosely-structured course allows students to experiment with design ideas while solidifying skills and learning new techniques. We embrace a variety of metals and alternative materials and are supportive of each individual developing an artistic voice.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/26/2018 and ending 6/4/2018 at 6:00PM
Instructor: MELISSA ORSINI

10 Sessions: March 27 - May 29
Tuesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was March 11 at 11:59 p.m. The Tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Metal clay can seem like magic - pliable and versatile in its raw state, it transforms in the kiln to solid metal. Explore different metal clays and techniques, including setting stones, making bezels, and hollow forming. Clay and stones may be purchased from the instructor.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 3/27/2018 and ending 5/29/2018 at 6:00PM
Instructor: NANCY WILSON

10 Sessions: March 28 - May 30
Wednesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 8
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The registration deadline for this class was March 11 at 11:59 p.m. The Tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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PREREQUISITE: Some torch use experience recommended
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Learn the basics of casting jewelry components and small objects in a variety of techniques using found objects as originals. Silver for casting may be purchased from the instructor at current market price.
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 3/28/2018 and ending 5/30/2018 at 6:00PM
Instructor: SANDY CHAI

10 Sessions: March 29 - May 31
Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $314 members, $380 non-members
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was March 11 at 11:59 p.m. The Tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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This class introduces students to basic silversmithing skills, including torch soldering, surface embellishment, bezel setting, and cold connections. Students will produce several pieces of jewelry, which may include simple earrings, pendants, rings, and a short length of chain. The materials fee (due at the first class) will provide a kit of consumables, including silver for between $75-100 depending on the current silver market.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 3/29/2018 and ending 5/31/2018 at 6:00PM
Instructor: SANDY CHAI

1 Session: April 2
Monday, 2 - 5 p.m.
Tuition: $90 members, $100 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was March 11 at 11:59 p.m. The Tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Add a touch of pure gold to your silver creations without great expense. The ancient Korean art of Keum Boo is easy and the equipment is not expensive. Materials kit available in studio at market price, typically around $40. We will complete a pair of earrings in this workshop.
Single class scheduled on 4/2/2018 at 2:00PM
Instructor: MARLENE GREMILLION

2 Sessions: April 9 & 16
Mondays, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (with 30 minutes for lunch on your own)
Tuition: $80 members, $100 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 12
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Register by: April 1 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date.
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PREREQUISITE: Some polymer clay experience recommended
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Use marvelous, malleable, multi-colored polymer clay to build a box in this two-part workshop. We'll complete the box making new canes and grouting between them in a faux stone technique. $15 materials fee payable to instructor at start of class includes polymer clay and use of shared tools.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 4/9/2018 and ending 4/16/2018 at 10:00AM
Instructor: BURKE JOHNSTON

1 Session: April 7
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (with one hour for lunch on your own)
Tuition: $72 members, $90 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 8
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Register by: March 25 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Apply enamel (powdered glass) to copper beads and learn to fire them with a torch to produce unique components for your jewelry. The resulting luminous, original beads are works of art by themselves. Beads and enamel included in $10 materials fee, payable to instructor at beginning of class.
Single class scheduled on 4/7/2018 at 9:30AM
Instructor: MELISSA ORSINI

2 Sessions: April 14 & 15
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with one hour for lunch on your own), and
Sunday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (no lunch break)
Tuition: $120 members, $138 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 12
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The registration deadline for this class was April 1 at 11:59 p.m. The Tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Construct your own beautiful bangle out of bronze metal clay, while learning about proper fit, design, and finishing. Use your imagination to create your own unique bangle. You must purchase your own supplies in advance.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/14/2018 and ending 4/15/2018 at 11:00AM
Instructor: DONNELL WILLIAMS

2 Sessions: April 21 & 22
Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. both days (with one hour for lunch on your own)
Tuition: $130 members, $150 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 10
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The registration deadline for this class was April 8 at 11:59 p.m. The Tuition shown above includes a $50 administrative late fee.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Design and create a three-dimensional sculpture using "found objects," tidbits with an interesting shape, patina, or sense of mystery. Bring small found objects to add to a copper sheet that's approximately 12"x12". Some objects will be available in the studio. Bring a materials fee of $60.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/21/2018 and ending 4/22/2018 at 9:00AM
Instructor: LAURA BROOKS

2 Sessions: May 26 & 27
Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. both days (with one hour for lunch on your own)
Tuition: $80 members, $100 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 8
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Register by: May 6 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date.
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PREREQUISITE: Silver soldering experience
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Work with gold, including soldering a pair of gold earrings. Workshop will also cover the properties of gold and gold solder, using gold as an accent, inlay, testing and calculating gold karat, and melting old gold. Materials fee of approximately $125 payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.
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See Supply List under the STUDENT RESOURCES link on the left.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 5/26/2018 and ending 5/27/2018 at 9:00AM
Instructor: SIGRUN SIMONS-RANK

2 Sessions: May 19 & 20
Saturday, 1 - 4 p.m., and
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with one hour for lunch on your own)
Tuition: $90 members, $113 non-members - No additional discounts
Location: Studio 6
Class Limit: 6
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Register by: May 6 at 11:59 p.m.*
*A $50 administrative late fee applies if you register after this date.
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ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME
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Discover how to turn raw stones into polished cabochons in this weekend workshop. Learn safe operation of the rock saw and how to use the multi-station polisher. Purchase slabbed rough (pre-sliced slabs of stone) in the studio at a cost of approximately $5 each.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 5/19/2018 and ending 5/20/2018 at 10:00AM

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