Jewelry classes for all ages & skill levels.

Whether you are a beginner to this ancient art; a hobbyist interested in expanding your repertoire, or a skilled artisan wishing to explore new techniques, we have classes & projects to teach & challenge your design skill abilities.

CLASSES:
Basic – Soldering for beginners

Step by step instruction on how to get started with the basic skills of soldering – no experience needed.

Basic continued

Cabochon stone setting – using this ancient form of stone setting, students will produce a pendent or ring in this fascinating journey through time.

Basic advanced

Using a combination of cold connection riveting & basic soldering, students will produce a stunning brooch based on their design ideas.

Intermediary

Hollow fabrication – students will produce a hollow formed ring based on their designs; incorporating a small tube setting or peg set stone/pearl.

Intermediary continued 

Forged & fabricated synclastic bracelet – hands on forming of a classic hollow form bracelet.

Intermediary advanced

Fold formed brooch with bezel set gemstones – using this unique technique for forming sheet metals, students will design & fabricate a small scale brooch, adding bezel or flush set gems to accent the piece.

Advanced

Techniques old & new can be covered in these design to suit workshops.

Students should have a good grounding in basic soldering & fabricating skills.

Call to discuss your ideas.

Contact – nickgbarnes@verizon.net or 301 6411503  for booking details

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