Textured Ring Band in a Day!

Textured Ring Band in a Day! April 18 9:00 am- 12pm, Mountain Time Zone, 2021 In this workshop participants will learn multiple ways to create a textured ring band, using sterling silver. The techniques to be covered will include: annealing, soldering, sawing, filing, sanding, texturing, and basic finishing. Participants will be given multiple options that…

$90

Basic Bezel Setting

Basic Bezel Setting April 25,  9:00 am- 12pm, Mountain Time Zone, 2021 In this workshop participants will learn how to create and properly set a stone or object smaller than 1” round into a bezel setting.  I will demonstrate how to create settings for cabochon stones and uneven objects. Working with fine silver bezel wire,…

$90

Color and Texture in Enamel

Color and Texture in Enamel June 16-18th, 2021 We will begin with metalworking techniques that work in collaboration with enameling, such as stamping textures, die forming (with and without a press), drilling and working the metal to create forms that enhance enamels and are conducive to setting. Once the metal work is done you will…

$460

Playful Enamels

Aug 25, 26, 27, 28 • 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Workshop ID: 3D2120 Media: Metal Skill Level: All Levels Tuition: Members: $ 525.00 / Non-Members: $ 565.00 Includes materials fee. Concept Investigate the world of possibilities of surface color and design in this workshop where enameling techniques are mixed and layered. Learn how to work with…

$565

Put a Lid on it

Put a Lid on it September 25-26, 2021 Everyone needs someplace to hide those tiny, special objects. In this course we will create those hiding spaces while learning container and lid fabrication. Everyone will begin with their sheet of silver and choose to create a small box (under 2”) that is either round or rectangular.…

Necklaces, Bracelets and Clasps

Pocosin Arts

Necklaces, Bracelets and Clasps October 23 & 30, 2021 9:30-12 E.S.T In this workshop we’ll cover the essentials of fabricating your own necklaces, bracelets and clasps.. oh lá lá! Being able to create your own unique chain is a great way to enhance your making, complimenting pendants or as a bracelet with attachable charms. We’ll…

$155

Set it & Forget it : Part I

Set it & Forget it: Part I October 26 & 28th, 2021 Learning to design and fabricate your own settings is a great way to liberate your making process. In this virtual workshop participants will explore the wonderful world of making settings for stones, coins, ceramic shards, your child’s first lock of hair, or many other beautiful objects…

$150

Set it & Forget it : Part II

Set it & Forget it: Part II November 2 & 4th, 2021 This virtual course is a direct follow-up to Set It & Forget It: Part 1. In this class, students will build off of the knowledge and techniques learned in the first workshop while taking steps forward into more complicated settings. Emphasis will be placed on settings for faceted stones. We…

$150

Enameling Basics & Beyond

Enameling Basics & Beyond November 15- 29, 2021- weekly every Monday 10am-12pm Vitreous Enameling is the process of fusing a thin layer of powdered glass to the surface of metal in either a kiln or using a torch. This technique may be used to enhance the beauty of the metal and also to add color to the…

$225

Cloisonné Enamels

December 14 & 16, 2021 10am-12pm Have you done a little enameling? Want to kick it up a notch? This virtual course jumps fully into the technique of cloisonné enamel. In cloisonné, thin wire is used to create walls and line work within enamel and can allow for a sharp separation of color, creating high contrast…

$150

Move it, move it! Hinges Three Ways

April 12-26, 2022 weekly on Tuesdays 10:00am-12:00pm for 3 weeks Fall in love with hinges as I guide you through your hinge-making journey! This demo-focused virtual class will cover three ways to create a hinge both directly into a jewelry piece, as well as one you can attached at after the fact. Focus will be…

$225

Friction Lids: Finding the right fit for your container

May 10-17, 2022 weekly on Tuesdays 10:00am-12:00pm for 2 weeks This demo-focused virtual workshop will cover round, square and irregular form friction lids, and how the lids are incorporated into the body of a vessel or container. Class will begin with fabrication of the box - templates will be provided for individuals to create a box of their…

$150