JEWELRY/METALS WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

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 Some Metal Jewelry Classes Are Open to Teens – Please Call to Inquire


Teen Color Play with Enamels with Lucy Golden
enamelingEnameling is an ancient art in which powdered glass is fused with metal. In this class, students will be introduced to the techniques of sifting, stenciling, and sgraffito, among others, and will end up with unique and colorful pieces.
One Day Workshop Ages 11-16+
Saturday, February 17th 12:00PM to 4:00PM
Tuition $60 Materials: $15 paid to instructor


Prong Settings with Tom Woods
In this day long workshop, instructor Tom Woods shares what he has learned about making prong settings for cabochons and faceted stones. Participants will make a pendant or ring that has a stone held in place using prongs. Learn how to measure and lay out prongs so the finished jewelry piece looks symmetrical and balanced. Learn effective soldering and fusing tricks for prong work. Come away with a beautiful piece of jewelry. The instructor will have stones for you to select from, or you may bring one of your own. Soldering experience required.
One 2 Day Workshop
Saturday & Sunday, 10:00AM to 3:00PM
March 24th & 25th
Tuition: $125 Estimated Materials Fee: TBD


Jewelry Fundamentals
Jewelry-metal Classes at Littleton Studio SchoolExplore fundamentals of metal-smithing, including soldering, sawing, forming, surface texture and finishing. Make a ring, a bracelet, earrings (and more!). Each project builds on the techniques learned in the last. This class can be taken repeatedly as students develop their skills and personal styles.
One 6 Week Session
Thursdays, March 8th to April 12th 6:00PM – 9:00PM with Jean Matray
Tuition: $205 Estimated Materials Fee: $45


Guided Open Session: Stone Settings With Sinead Cleary
In this class students will learn basic bezel setting, stepped bezel setting and tube setting. Students will also learn tricks and tips for setting stones, cleaning up tool marks and safely polishing a piece with a gemstone.
One 6 Week Session
Tuesdays, 6:00 to 9:00PM
March 6th to April 10th 
Tuition: $203 Estimated Materials Fee: TBD


Enameling 3D Objects with Lucy Golden
Enameling is the ancient art of fusing colored glass to metal using heat. In this class, we will explore enameling onto 3- dimensional forms that can be worn as jewelry. Techniques introduced will be sawing and filing metal, as well as sifting and painting enamels. No experience is required, and all experience levels welcome.
One Day Workshop
Saturday, February 3rd 10:00 to 4:00PM
Tuition: $90 Materials: $15 paid to instructor


Keumboo Cuffs with Sinead Cleary
In this introduction to Keumboo, students will learn how to apply & fuse 24k gold foil to fine silver cuff bracelets, using an ancient technique. Instructor will provide various widths of cuffs as well as gold foil. No experience necessary.
One Day Workshop
Sunday, March 11th 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Tuition: $85
Estimated Materials Fee: $10-$50


Name Plate Necklaces with Sinead Cleary
In this 3 hour workshop students will learn how to stamp and solder simple bar necklaces as well as how to polish. This intro class is a great way to get your feet wet! Or have a fun night with your girls and leave with a pretty new necklace! Students can stamp a name or even a special date. No experience necessary!
One Day Workshop
Friday, January 26th 6:00PM to 9:00PM
Tuition: $45
Estimated Materials Fee: $5-$15


Stamped Cuff Bracelets with Sinead Cleary
In this 3 hour workshop students will learn how to stamp, file and polish customizable cuff bracelets. Pattern, stamp a special name, date or your favorite saying on a copper or sterling silver cuff. Grab a friend for a fun Friday night and learn something new! No experience necessary!
One Day Workshop
Friday, February 9th 6:00PM to 9:00PM
Tuition: $45
Estimated Materials Fee: $15-$30


Enameling: Color Play with Lucy Golden
Enameling is the age-old art of fusing colorful glass to metal. In this class, beginning and ongoing students will be introduced to techniques of sifting, using stencils, and sgraffito, among others. Exciting colors of enamel are available. Millefiori beads, silver wire and foil can be added as accents. Students will have at least one finished piece by the end of the day.
One Day Workshop
Saturday, February 24th 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Tuition: $90 Materials: $15


Tube Settings with Sinead Cleary
In this one day workshop students will learn how to tube set faceted stones. In this introduction to tube setting students will learn how to cut a seat and set small faceted stones using two setting techniques. Tube set stones make a great a great accent to any piece!
One Day Workshop
Saturday, March 3rd 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Tuition: $90 Materials: $TBD


Metal Feathers with Sinead Cleary
This two night workshop will introduce students to sawing, texturing and soldering metal to create feathers. Students can make a pair of earrings or make feathers to use as accents on other pieces.
Two Night Workshop
Mondays, February 19th & 26th 6:00PM to 9:00PM
Tuition: $90 Materials: $TBD


Stacking Rings in a Day with Sinead Cleary
In this one day class, we will make several rings that will stack together. Each ring is different yet all go together. Using assorted wire of different thickness and width, we will shape them into rings, solder them, and using hammers to create textures. If time allows, we will also add stone or other decorative elements on each ring to provide a variety of rings. Instructor will have silver wire and gold filled wire on hand for students to purchase. Estimated cost of materials will be from $10 to $30, depending on how much used.
One Day Workshop
Sunday, March 4th 10:00 to 3:00PM
Tuition: $85 Estimated Materials Fee: $5 – $15


Bangles in a Day with Sinead Cleary
In this one day workshop students will make various bangles. Using assorted wire of different thicknesses and with students will learn how to shape solder and texture bangles if the time allows students will also add decorative elements. Instructor will provide silver and gold filled wire.
One Day Workshop
Sunday, March 18th 10:00 to 3:00PM
Tuition: $85 Estimated Materials Fee: $20-$5


Enamel Decals with Anne Dinan
This class is all about decals for vitreous enamels. In this class, you will learn how to manipulate your own photos and then print, apply and fire your decals to get the very best results. The instructor will demonstrate both torch fire and kiln firing methods. Alternative techniques for manipulating decals and hand coloring will be presented as well. Each student will be able to create many samples from their own photos that they can use to create jewelry, wall pieces etc.This class is intended for any artist that wishes to learn methods to incorporate imagery into their enamel pieces.
Two Day Workshop
Saturday & Sunday, April 7th & 8th 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Tuition: $190 Materials: $TBD


Wire Wrapping: Minimalistic Jewelry with Judy Erickson
This class will center around creating simplistic, Zen stylized designs using artistic wire. Participants will be guided in the basics for creating specific pieces then make choices on wire types and embellishments towards their own one-of-a-kind designs.
One Day Workshop
Saturday, January 27th 10:00 to 3:00PM
Tuition: $85 Estimated Materials Fee: $25 to be paid to instructor
*silver, gold filled and rose gold wire will also be made available for an additional price.


Metals Open Studio Hours
Wednesday 9-12 & 6-9 PM

Need more independent time in the studio to continue working on a class project or start other personal projects?   A  monitor will be available to oversee the studio.

Students provide their own materials, but may utilize the tools, soldering and finishing equipment in the studio.

$5.00 per hour      ~      10 hours for $40.00
Prerequisites:  Students who have completed Jewelry Fundamentals and at least one course of Guided Open Session may use the Metals Open Studio.



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