Metal 1 Introduction to Jewelry Making
3 day Metal I intensive! Introduction to Jewelry Making – This exciting Three day class teaches proper jewelry making techniques for beginners. Students will learn the correct way to file, saw, form, forge, solder Sterling Silver as well as make a stone setting and set stones, in an intensive workshop held in our beautiful studio, each student will create a minimum of (5) pieces of Sterling jewelry seated at a professionally equipped bench. Correct tool usage and bench set up are emphasized. Workshop fee is 585.00 All materials are provided. Hours are 9:00 to 5:00. Class size is limited to 10. Students should provide for a packed lunch, 7/11 is below the studio for coffee and snacks. Street parking is plentiful, Stadium/Armory Metro is just 4 blocks away.
Carved sterling ring with amethyst
Register For: Metal 1 Introduction to Jewelry Making -
11/7/20 thru 11/9/20 -
9 am to 5 pm $585.00
Carved ring assortment by beginners
Metal II 3 day intensive
3 day Metal II Intensive! Prerequisite: Metal I or comparable experience. Metals II has different projects each semester. This exciting 3 day class will be challenging and rewarding. Students have creative freedom in the execution of these projects. Explore further the techniques introduced in Metal I. Forging, fusing, hollow forms, and advanced stone setting are the focus. All Metal II students learn to flush set faceted stones. Practice heavy bezel settings with hammer and punch. Develop and create your own ideas. Fees $520/8 weeks plus $75 materials fee (includes sterling and semi precious stones) Total: $585.00 Class limited to 10 students. Students should provide for a packed lunch. 7/11 is below the studio for coffee and snacks. Street parking is plentiful. Stadium/Armory Metro is just 4 blocks away.
Registration Classes are filled on a first come first serve basis. – We can only hold your place upon payment in full. – You can register by email, mail, or in person. Checks payable to Jewelryclassdc. Credit card or PayPal payments accepted via online registration.
Register For: Metal II 3 day intensive -
11/14/20 thru 11/16/20 -
9am - 5pm $585.00
Flush setting with Daniel Valencia
Hollow sterling pendant flush set with sapphires
1 day Flush setting Intensive. Come learn how to flush set with Daniel Valencia, he has taught hundreds of metalsmiths this technique. In this one-day workshop you will learn how to Flush set faceted stones correctly and with confidence. Students will be setting faceted stones in both brass and sterling silver. Proper tools, layout and finishing will be covered. The workshop fee is $225. All materials are included in the workshop fee. Hours are 9:00 to 4:30. Location is JewelryClassDC at 52 O Street NW. The workshop fee is $245. All materials are included. Students should provide a packed lunch. Seven/eleven is on ground floor for snacks and coffee. Hours are 9:00 to 4:00. Class size is limited to (10). Street parking is readily available and the Stadium/Armory Metro stop is 4 blocks away.
Register For: Flush setting with Daniel Valencia -
11/21/20 thru 11/21/20 -
9:00am - 4:00pm $245.00
Soldering Intensive with Daniel Valencia
1 day Soldering Intensive. In this workshop you will learn how to solder sterling silver correctly and with confidence. Students will be soldering sterling silver utilizing tension, sweat, and pick methods. Using Oxygen/Propane little torches students will learn the proper way to protect their metal from oxidation. Students will spend the day practicing the various techniques in Sterling Silver. Equipment lists and setting up your home soldering station will be covered. Hours are 9:00 to 4:00. Location is JewelryClassDC at 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington DC 20003. The workshop fee is $265. All materials are included. Hours are 9:00 to 4:00. Students should provide for packed lunches. Seven/eleven is located on the ground floor for coffee or snacks. Class size is limited to (8). Street parking is readily available. Stadium/Armory Metro is just 4 blocks away.
Register For: Soldering Intensive with Daniel Valencia -
11/22/20 thru 11/22/20 -
9:00am - 4:00 pm $265.00