Classes at Marc Adams School of Woodworking

Jewelry: Making Metal Move with Myra Perrin

Dates: 5/16 - 5/17

Cost: $275
Materials: $45
Deposit: $125

Have you always wanted to learn to make jewelry but never had the time? This two-day workshop will explore beginning jewelry basics; learn to saw, file, forge, form, and finish copper, brass or silver. Each student will make earrings, pendants and a cuff bracelet. With these skills, you will be able to make more jewelry at home. This is a great class for the beginner with limited time or for those that need a refresher course. No experience necessary--just a desire to have fun and create jewelry. Students will use copper for the demos, but you can use copper or silver for additional pieces. The material fee will be based on a kit of jewelry material. Students will have the option to purchase additional materials during the class.

Key Points:

  • How to use a jeweler's saw
  • How to file and finish metal
  • How to form and forge metal into three dimensional designs
  • How to add color and texture to metal
  • How to add findings (ear wires, connecting ring and chain) to make your pieces into jewelry

There is a $45 annual registration fee that will be added to your the total amount of the class if this is the first class you are registering for this season.

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Public Registration begins December 1, 2014. Please check back then to register online.

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