Workshops

 

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 645.00  All materials are provided. Hours are 9:00 to 4:00. 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

Carved ring assortment by beginners

Register For: Metal 1 Introduction to Jewelry Making - 12/19/22 thru 12/23/22 - 9 am to 4 pm $645.00

Soldering like a professional

1 day Soldering Intensive. Come learn how to solder with Daniel Valencia, he has taught hundreds of metalsmiths this technique. In this one-day workshop you will learn how to solder sterling correctly and with confidence. Students will learn whys and hows of the professional way to protect their silver and learn multiple soldering styles including pick soldering. Proper torch safety, and layout will be shown. Although this is primarily a technique class each student will make a chain and earrings in Sterling by the end of the class. You’ll spend the day at your dedicated soldering bench, getting the reps you need!

All materials are included in the workshop fee.  Hours are 9:00 to 4:00.  Location is JewelryClassDC at 52 O Street NW. The workshop fee is $345. 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: Soldering like a professional - 12/27/22 thru 12/27/22 - 9am - 4pm $345.00

Flush setting with Daniel Valencia

Hollow sterling pendant flush set with sapphires

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.  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 $345. 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 - 12/28/22 thru 12/28/22 - 9:00am - 4:00pm $345.00

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: $645.00  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 - 1/4/23 thru 1/8/23 - 9am - 4pm $645.00
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