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JEWELRY MAKING I (C)
Jacqueline Gore
Get acquainted with the basic tools of the jewelers’ craft and their proper use. Learn about cold connections; a method of joining metals without soldering, as you make a pair of earrings. Additionally, you will practice joining pieces of copper using different soldering techniques with torches. You will make a sterling silver ring as you learn about surface embellishment techniques. You may buy materials from your instructor as needed.
Monday, 6 - 9pm
or Saturday 9:30 - 12:30pm

7 Week Fee:
$240 + Lab Fee: $45.00
14 WeekFee:
$400 + Lab Fee: $65.00
Jewelry Making I (C)
Day/Hours
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SILVERSMITHING I
Deanna Lea Jacobsen
This introductory class will acquaint the student with the basic skills and tools necessary to the silversmith. You will design and construct a pendant or charm out of sterling silver and then put your finished piece on a chain that you have created out of silver wire. You will learn to solder using a torch, learn to use the jeweler’s saw and learn how to use files and sandpaper to finish your piece. Decorative stamps and hammers as well as patinas will be used to embellish the surface of the silver.

Wednesday 1-4pm
Wednesday 6-9pm
7 Week Fee:
$240 + Tools & Materials Fee: $45
14 Week Fee:
$400+ Tools & Materials Fee: $65

Silversmithing I
Day/Hours

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ADVANCED JEWELRY MAKING (C)
Jacqueline Gore
Express your individuality and fabricate jewelry of your choice. Explore elements of design such as texture, shape and line. Learn new techniques including die-forming, light-forging, metal corrugation and stone setting. Learn to make a chain and other mechanisms which can be incorporated into your projects. You may buy materials from your instructor as needed.

Prerequisite: Metalsmithing I

Monday 6 - 9pm
or Saturday 9:30 - 12:30pm

7 Week Fee:
$240 + Lab Fee: $45
14 Week Fee:
$400 + Lab Fee: $65
Advanced Jewlery Making (C)
Day
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SILVERSMITHING II
Deanna Lea Jacobsen
This advanced class will teach you the techniques of decorative overlay and stone setting. You will make a brooch using an overlay technique to put an image on the silver. You will learn to make a bezel and set a stone as well as how to make, and attach, a pin-back to your piece. Make a pair of earrings using a bezel set stone and silver wire. All of these techniques: stone setting, stamping, hammering and patinas will be used to add dimension and interest to your pieces.

Prerequisite: Silversmithing I

Wednesday 1-4pm
Wednesday 6-9pm
7 Week Fee:
$240 + Tools & Materials Fee: $45
14 Week Fee:
$400 + Tools & Materials Fee: $65

Silversmithing II
Hours
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