EWELRY/METALS WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

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


Jewelry Fundamentals with Jean Matray
Jewelry classes at the Littleton Studio SchoolExplore fundamentals of metal-smithing, including soldering, sawing, forming, surface textures 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.
6 Week Session
Thursdays, Nov. 2nd to Dec. 14th 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Tuition: $205 Estimated Materials Fee: $45


Guided Open Session:  Copper Electroforming & Coloring Metal With Lucy Golden
lucy goldenThis Guided Open Session Will introduce copper electroforming and alternative options for adding color to metal jewelry. Copper electroforming is the process in which a thick skin of copper is deposited on objects through the use of electrical current. Findings can be added to create jewelry. The finished objects are lightweight and durable, and can be left with their copper finish, or can be colored with patina, paint, markers, etc. Students will also be introduced to using glass paint, markers, colored pencils and resins to incorporate color into metals.
One 6 Week Session
Mondays, October 30th to December 4th 6PM – 9PM
Tuition: $205 Materials Fee: $35


Metal Clay Botanicals with Gail Moriatry

In this class, you will learn how to design, create and complete a metal clay piece using natural leaves for organic texture and design.  Each pendant is as unique as the natural leaves you choose.  Bring your own or we can choose one from outside the studio.
One Day Workshop
Rescheduled – TBA
Tuition: $90
Estimated Materials Fee: TBD


Basic Bezel Setting with Sinead Cleary
Jewelry classes with Sinead Cleary at the Littleton Studio SchoolEver want to know how to bezel set stones? This one-day workshop will cover the basics of how to make a bezel setting. You can set anything that has a flat bottom and any shape top stone, glass, clay and more. Learn tips and tricks on how to set your stone perfectly, how to clean up your bezel and create a beautiful polish. Instructor will provide silver bezel strip, silver wire, silver sheet, and a small assortment of stones for students to purchase.
One Day Workshop
Saturday, September 30th 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Tuition: $95
Estimated Materials Fee: $10-$30


Keumboo Cuffs with Sinead Cleary
image1 (12)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. Open to Beginners.
One Day Workshop
Sunday, October 1st 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Tuition: $95
Estimated Materials Fee: $10-$50


Stacking Rings in a Day with Sinead Cleary
image3 (3)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. Open to Beginners.
One Day Workshop
Saturday, October 14th 10:00 to 3:00PM
Tuition: $90 Estimated Materials Fee: $5 – $15


Bangles in a Day with Sinead Cleary
banglesIn 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. Open to Beginners.
One Day Workshop
Saturday, October 15th 10:00 to 3:00PM
Tuition: $90 Estimated Materials Fee: $20-$50


Advance Bezels with Sinead Cleary
sinead 1In this two day workshop students will get a refresher on basic bezel techniques and tips as well as learn how to set odd shape stones or objects. Instructor will provide stones and metal for purchase.
 Two Day Workshop
Saturday & Sunday, 10:00AM to 4:00PM
 November 18th & 19th
Tuition: $175 Estimated Materials Fee: $20-$50


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, November 4th 12:00PM to 4:00PM
Tuition $60 Materials: $15 paid to instructor


Enameling 3D Objects with Lucy Golden
3D enamelingEnameling 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, October 28th 10:00 to 4:00PM
Tuition: $90 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.
Two Day Workshop
Saturday & Sunday, December 2nd & 3rd  10:00AM to 3:00PM
Tuition: $125 Estimated Materials Fee: TBD


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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