Workshops

 

Electro Etching with Vera Meyer

vera's engravedIn this one-day workshop you will learn how to electro-etch silver using safe low-voltage electricity and a solution of silver nitrate.

You will learn three resist methods for applying your image to the silver prior to etching. After taking the workshop you will be able to create your image directly on the metal or use any black and white image on your computer. You will also learn how to easily set up the electro-etching system in your studio.

During the workshop you will electro-etch three pieces of silver that you can later incorporate into your own jewelry. Etched silver will add dimension and perceived value to your work.

The workshop fee is $225. All materials are included. Hours are 10:00 to 4:00. Class size is limited to (8).

Soldering Intensive with Daniel Valencia

green flameIn 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 $225. All materials are included.  Hours are 9:00 to 4:00. Class size is limited to (10).

Flush setting with Daniel Valencia

Hollow sterling pendant flush set with sapphires

Hollow sterling pendant flush set with sapphires

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 $225. All materials are included.  Hours are 9:00 to 4:00. Class size is limited to (12). 

Register For: Flush setting with Daniel Valencia - 11/11/18 - 9:00am - 4:00pm $225.00

Introduction to Jewelry Making

Introduction to Jewelry Making – This exciting two 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 (4) pieces of Sterling jewelry seated at a professionally equipped bench.  Correct tool usage and bench set up are emphasized.

Workshop fee is 395.00  All materials and lunch are provided. Hours are 9:00 to 5:00. Class size is limited to (12).

 

Carved ring assortment by beginners

 

 

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