Metal Jewelry (Adults, 5 Sessions)
Learn how to design and create stunning art jewelry from silver sheet, wire, and other metals. Traditional tools and their uses are covered in depth. Beginners explore the basic jewelry-making skills of layout, sawing, soldering, forming, surface texturing, chain making, simple stone setting, and finishing. More advanced students expand their basic skills with an emphasis on creativity, design, and play. By exploring the properties of materials such as colored metals, woods, Lucite, and precious metals, along with cold connection riveting and stamping, participants increase their design and jewelry-making palette in a broad and exciting way.