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Jewelry for Beginners
Students will be guided through the process of creating rings, necklace pendants, bracelets, and earrings using copper, brass, or silver. Over this 10-week course, participants will be introduced to sawing, filing, rivet-making, soldering, polishing and setting stones, plus hammering techniques, and surface treatments. Each of these processes will help any new student navigate the exciting possibilities of the medium. Many tools are available in the studio for class use. A supply list will be reviewed in the first class. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Thu, Oct 23 - Jan 15
fall
10am18 - 0weekly
Jewelry: Intermediate/Advanced
This class provides the experienced jewelry student an opportunity to increase their skill level while encouraging them to develop individualized projects. Group projects are optional but include: stone setting (prong, gypsy, stepped bezels), linkage systems and mechanical constructions, scoring and bending hollow constructions, hydraulic press, forging and bi-forms, surface texturing, patination and flex-shaft practices. Students provide their personal supplies. Ring by student Diana Gabriel. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Thu, Oct 23 - Jan 15
fall
2pm18 - 0weekly
Metal Jewelry Basics
Watch your ideas transform into finished pieces as you learn the basic techniques in this introductory course. Create your own ring, bracelet, necklace, earrings, or other non-jewelry project using copper, brass, bronze, or silver. Basic jewelry skills are introduced to the class through demonstrations and hands-on experience, including sawing, filing, soldering, stone setting, riveting, polishing, and various texture and coloring processes. Many tools are available in the studio for class use. A supply list will be reviewed in the first class. Bowl by instructor, Pat Daugherty. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Thu, Oct 23 - Jan 15
fall
6:30pm weekly
Wax Carving for Cast Jewelry
Wax is a medium that lends itself to creating jewelry with a sculptural feel. Projects include bands, drop and stud earrings, and pendants. Incorporate cast clasps, connections, hinges, and stones into old designs. Learn to carve wax, apply heat, add design elements to your model, and apply techniques to obtain a clean casting. You will receive a supply list in advance by email or download from the course description at jccmanhattan.org/jewelry. During the class we’ll discuss where to take your wax models to be cast. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Tue, Nov 4 - Jan 20
fall
10am weekly
The Glass Fusing Experience: Beginners
Melting glass to make artwork has been around for over 2000 years. You too will get hooked on this enduring art form in this four-week workshop. Learn to cut, layer, and stack glass that will be melted (fused) in a kiln. Learn the difference between a full fuse and tack fuse, and create pieces with color and depth that can only be achieved with this medium. No experience necessary. $45 materials fee due at first session. Dichroic glass available for an additional fee. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Thu, Nov 20 - Dec 18
fall
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Creating Jewelry from Wax Models: Initial Letter Pendant
In these beginner-friendly workshops, you will learn how to sketch a design, carve, hollow, apply heat, and create different textures and finishes, and develop other wax carving techniques. You will make a wax jewelry model, take it to a caster to have a mold made and the metal casting done, and then have it polished. Design and sculpt your own initial letter pendant featuring your initial or that of a loved one. Make more than one letter, time permitting. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Dec 8 - Dec 22
fall
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Jewelry Mini-Terms: Winter
Miss being in class between fall and winter terms? Sign up for these mini-classes before the next round starts! Prospective new students should contact Sigrid Orr at sorr@jccmanhattan.org prior to registering to ensure you are signing up for the appropriate level class. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Jan 5 - Jan 26
winter
10am18 - 0weekly
Jewelry Mini-Terms: Winter
Miss being in class between fall and winter terms? Sign up for these mini-classes before the next round starts! Prospective new students should contact Sigrid Orr at sorr@jccmanhattan.org prior to registering to ensure you are signing up for the appropriate level class. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Jan 5 - Jan 26
winter
2pm18 - 0weekly
Creating Jewelry from Wax Models: Stud Earrings
In these beginner-friendly workshops, you will learn how to sketch a design, carve, hollow, apply heat, and create different textures and finishes, and develop other wax carving techniques. You will make a wax jewelry model, take it to a caster to have a mold made and the metal casting done, and then have it polished. Create your own pair of symmetric stud earrings by creating one wax model that you cast twice to make a pair. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Jan 5 - Jan 19
fall
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Wax Carving for Cast Jewelry
Wax is a medium that lends itself to creating jewelry with a sculptural feel. Projects include bands, drop and stud earrings, and pendants. Incorporate cast clasps, connections, hinges, and stones into old designs. Learn to carve wax, apply heat, add design elements to your model, and apply techniques to obtain a clean casting. You will receive a supply list in advance by email or download from the course description at jccmanhattan.org/jewelry. During the class we’ll discuss where to take your wax models to be cast. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Tue, Jan 6 - Jan 27
fall
10am weekly
Jewelry Mini-Terms: Winter
Miss being in class between fall and winter terms? Sign up for these mini-classes before the next round starts! Prospective new students should contact Sigrid Orr at sorr@jccmanhattan.org prior to registering to ensure you are signing up for the appropriate level class. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Tue, Jan 6 - Jan 20
winter
6:30pm weekly
The Glass Fusing Experience Continues: Intermediate
Take your fused glass skills to the next level. Participants will learn Venetian-inspired techniques and try their hand at drilling and machine cutting to create intricate patterns. More advanced projects include picture frames, hanging wall vases, or more detailed, unique jewelry. Prerequisite: Beginner Glass Fusing or comparable experience. $45 materials fee due at first session. Dichroic glass available for an additional fee. Plate by instructor, Melissa Terman. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Thu, Jan 8 - Jan 29
fall
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Enameling: Traditional + Experimental
Sally Wright Want to bring some color into your life? Enameling is the specialized process of fusing powdered glass to metal to create colorful pieces. Sally creates a supportive learning environment for students of all levels to work with this unique and expansive medium. She teaches both traditional and experimental techniques, which students use to pursue their own projects. Class size is small; register early to guarantee a space. Some supplies included; students will purchase enamels that they use in large quantities. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Wed, Jan 14 - Mar 18
winter
1:30pm18 - 0weekly
Creating Jewelry from Wax Models: Cocktail Ring
Daphna Simon In these beginner-friendly workshops, you will learn how to sketch a design, carve, hollow, apply heat, and create different textures and finishes, and develop other wax carving techniques. You will make a wax jewelry model, take it to a caster to have a mold made and the metal casting done, and then have it polished. Learn the basics of wax carving while working under close guidance to create your own sculptural "Bombay" (domed) cocktail ring. Animal-inspired versions are a hot trend right now, and in this workshop you'll make a piece uniquely yours. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Jan 26 - Feb 9
winter
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Jewelry: All Levels
Lisa Spiros This class is for students of all levels, from true beginners to those with metals experience. Individual instruction allows you to work at your own pace on independent projects with supervision and guidance. Various metalworking processes will be demonstrated, including preparation, soldering, and polishing, and you will develop your individual design techniques. Many tools are available in the studio for class use. A supply list will be reviewed in the first class. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Feb 2 - Apr 13
winter
10am18 - 0weekly
Jewelry: All Levels
Lisa Spiros This class is for students of all levels, from true beginners to those with metals experience. Individual instruction allows you to work at your own pace on independent projects with supervision and guidance. Various metalworking processes will be demonstrated, including preparation, soldering, and polishing, and you will develop your individual design techniques. Many tools are available in the studio for class use. A supply list will be reviewed in the first class. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Feb 2 - Apr 13
winter
2pm18 - 0weekly
DIY Jewelry: See it, Make it, Wear it!
Beth Sosin Make your inspiration reality in this two–part workshop. Students will learn simple beading techniques, how to manipulate jeweler's wire, and ways to incorporate leather, beads, semi–precious stones, charms, and even found objects into their work. Sign up with a friend or two to create trendy designs together. Supply list will be emailed in advance. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Feb 2 - Feb 9
winter
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Wax Carving for Cast Jewelry
Susan Barth Wax is a medium that lends itself to creating jewelry with a sculptural feel. Projects include bands, drop and stud earrings, and pendants. Incorporate cast clasps, connections, hinges, and stones into old designs. Learn to carve wax, apply heat, add design elements to your model, and apply techniques to obtain a clean casting. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Tue, Feb 3 - Apr 7
winter
10am weekly
Jewelry for Beginners
Students will be guided through the process of creating rings, necklace pendants, bracelets, and earrings using copper, brass, or silver. Over this 10–week course, participants will be introduced to sawing, filing, rivet–making, soldering, polishing and setting stones, plus hammering techniques, and surface treatments. Each of these processes will help any new student navigate the exciting possibilities of the medium. Many tools are available in the studio for class use. A supply list will be reviewed in the first class. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Tue, Feb 3 - Apr 7
winter
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Enameling: Traditional + Experimental
Sally Wright Want to bring some color into your life? Enameling is the specialized process of fusing powdered glass to metal to create colorful pieces. Sally creates a supportive learning environment for students of all levels to work with this unique and expansive medium. She teaches both traditional and experimental techniques, which students use to pursue their own projects. Class size is small; register early to guarantee a space. Some supplies included; students will purchase enamels that they use in large quantities. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Wed, Feb 4 - Apr 8
winter
10:30am18 - 0weekly
Beading for Beginners: A Bijoux Odyssey
Melissa Terman Necklaces, bracelets, earrings, lariats—they don’t have to cost a fortune, but can look like they did. Participants will spend class time learning about the design process, getting introduced to beginner techniques, stringing colorful gems and crystals, and finding out where to buy what you need. No jewelry making experience required. $50 beginner’s tool kit available for purchase. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Wed, Feb 4 - Feb 25
winter
2pm weekly
Jewelry: Intermediate/Advanced
This class provides the experienced jewelry student an opportunity to increase their skill level while encouraging them to develop individualized projects. Group projects are optional but include: stone setting (prong, gypsy, stepped bezels), linkage systems and mechanical constructions, scoring and bending hollow constructions, hydraulic press, forging and bi-forms, surface texturing, patination and flex-shaft practices. Students provide their personal supplies. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Wed, Feb 4 - Apr 8
winter
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Beading for Beginners: A Bijoux Odyssey
Melissa Terman Necklaces, bracelets, earrings, lariats—they don’t have to cost a fortune, but can look like they did. Participants will spend class time learning about the design process, getting introduced to beginner techniques, stringing colorful gems and crystals, and finding out where to buy what you need. No jewelry making experience required. $50 beginner’s tool kit available for purchase. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Wed, Feb 4 - Feb 25
winter
6:30pm weekly
Jewelry for Beginners
Students will be guided through the process of creating rings, necklace pendants, bracelets, and earrings using copper, brass, or silver. Over this 10–week course, participants will be introduced to sawing, filing, rivet–making, soldering, polishing and setting stones, plus hammering techniques, and surface treatments. Each of these processes will help any new student navigate the exciting possibilities of the medium. Many tools are available in the studio for class use. A supply list will be reviewed in the first class. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Thu, Feb 5 - Apr 9
winter
10am18 - 0weekly
Jewelry: Intermediate/Advanced
This class provides the experienced jewelry student an opportunity to increase their skill level while encouraging them to develop individualized projects. Group projects are optional but include: stone setting (prong, gypsy, stepped bezels), linkage systems and mechanical constructions, scoring and bending hollow constructions, hydraulic press, forging and bi-forms, surface texturing, patination and flex-shaft practices. Students provide their personal supplies. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Thu, Feb 5 - Apr 9
winter
2pm18 - 0weekly
Metal Jewelry Basics
Pat Daugherty Watch your ideas transform into finished pieces as you learn basic jewelry techniques in this great introduction to hand-fabricated jewelry. Create your own ring, bracelet, necklace, earrings, or other non-jewelry project using copper, brass, bronze, or silver. Students learn the basics of sawing, filing, soldering, and finishing techniques through demonstration and hands-on experience. Those with previous experience can use more advanced techniques, such as stone setting, hinges, riveting, and cold connections. You create your design challenge, and this course will help you achieve your goal. Many tools are available in the studio for class use. A supply list will be reviewed in the first class. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Thu, Feb 5 - Apr 9
winter
6:30pm weekly
Creating Jewelry from Wax Models: Initial Letter Pendant
Daphna Simon In these beginner-friendly workshops, you will learn how to sketch a design, carve, hollow, apply heat, and create different textures and finishes, and develop other wax carving techniques. You will make a wax jewelry model, take it to a caster to have a mold made and the metal casting done, and then have it polished. Design and sculpt your own initial letter pendant featuring your initial or that of a loved one. Make more than one letter, time permitting. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Feb 23 - Mar 9
winter
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
DIY Jewelry: Wrapped Bracelets
Beth Sosin Leather cord and colorful studs go together like peanut butter and chocolate. While these wrapped bracelets are a current fashion trend, they don't need to cost a fortune. Join Beth Sosin, our DIY beading guru, for this fun, laid-back workshop and make your own stack of leather–wrapped bracelets and necklaces. Supply list will be emailed in advance. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Feb 23 - Mar 2
winter
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Expert Beading Techniques: The Odyssey Continues
Melissa Terman Your jewelry–making journey continues in this four–week bonus workshop. Participants will learn advanced wire–wrapping skills to incorporate beads and charms and how to fix broken pieces. Want to duplicate expensive designs you see in stores and magazines? Then take advantage of this opportunity to make professional–looking jewelry. Prerequisite: Bead stringing or comparable knowledge. Bring your tools and supplies. Additional supplies discussed in first session. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Wed, Mar 4 - Mar 25
winter
2pm weekly
Expert Beading Techniques: The Odyssey Continues
Melissa Terman Your jewelry–making journey continues in this four–week bonus workshop. Participants will learn advanced wire–wrapping skills to incorporate beads and charms and how to fix broken pieces. Want to duplicate expensive designs you see in stores and magazines? Then take advantage of this opportunity to make professional–looking jewelry. Prerequisite: Bead stringing or comparable knowledge. Bring your tools and supplies. Additional supplies discussed in first session. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Wed, Mar 4 - Mar 25
winter
6:30pm weekly
DIY Jewelry: Design with Beads (All Levels)
Beth Sosin Create jewelry that you adore and others covet. Weekly demonstrations will fill your creative toolbox with endless possibilities for creating your own jewelry! Explore design fundamentals such as working with leather, beads, wire, weaving, wrapping, and knotting techniques. Supply list will be emailed in advance. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Mar 9 - Apr 6
winter
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Creating Jewelry from Wax Models: Stud Earrings
Daphna Simon In these beginner-friendly workshops, you will learn how to sketch a design, carve, hollow, apply heat, and create different textures and finishes, and develop other wax carving techniques. You will make a wax jewelry model, take it to a caster to have a mold made and the metal casting done, and then have it polished. Create your own pair of symmetric stud earrings by creating one wax model that you cast twice to make a pair. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Mar 16 - Mar 30
winter
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
The Glass Fusing Experience: Beginners
Melissa Terman Melting glass to make artwork has been around for over 2000 years. You will get hooked on this enduring art form as you learn to cut, layer, and stack glass that will be melted (fused) in a kiln. Learn the difference between a full fuse and tack fuse, and create pieces with color and depth that can only be achieved with this medium. No experience necessary. $45 materials fee due at first session. Dichroic glass available for an additional fee. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Thu, Mar 26 - Apr 16
winter
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Coloring Metals: Titanium Jewelry Workshop
Pat Daugherty Titanium is a lightweight inexpensive, hypoallergenic metal that creates a range of wear-resistant colors like browns, blues, magentas, yellows, and purples. Students learn to prepare this metal for the best color results, use the anodizing equipment, and sample various texturizing techniques on their way to creating earrings, bracelets, and pendants. Participants transfer their own designs to metal, and work with cold connections and bezel settings, all to complete their finished pieces. $10 fee for titanium materials payable to the instructor. Additional metal can be purchased for larger projects. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Mon, Apr 6 - May 11
winter
6:30pm weekly
Wax Carving for Cast Jewelry
Susan Barth Wax is a medium that lends itself to creating jewelry with a sculptural feel. Projects include bands, drop and stud earrings, and pendants. Incorporate cast clasps, connections, hinges, and stones into old designs. Learn to carve wax, apply heat, add design elements to your model, and apply techniques to obtain a clean casting. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Tue, Apr 14 - May 5
winter
10am weekly
The Glass Fusing Experience Continues: Intermediate
Melissa Terman Take your fused glass skills to the next level. Participants will learn Venetian–inspired techniques and try their hand at drilling and machine cutting to create intricate patterns. More advanced projects include picture frames, hanging wall vases, or more detailed, unique jewelry. Prerequisite: Beginner Glass Fusing or comparable experience. $45 materials fee due at first session. Dichroic glass available for an additional fee. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Thu, Apr 23 - May 14
winter
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
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