Learn to make beautiful jewelry for yourself, as gifts or to sell. These fun, introductory, group classes for all ages will give you the opportunity to learn simple techniques that can continue to be built upon. Summer sessions will be TWO, 2 hour days and all necessary items will be provided. Participants will also get to keep their tools.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 1 WEEK PRIOR TO SESSION DATES LISTED BELOW.
"Creativity takes courage."
Wire Work Day 1: Headpins, jump rings, ear wires and introduction to working with tools. Hammering wire, wrapping stones and making necklace and bracelet clasps. First pair of earrings will be made. First bracelet will be made Day 2: Tree of life: Hammering, wrapping and creative composition, oxidizing and polishing. First pendant will be made. Caging Found Objects: wrapping objects not pre-drilled for jewelry. Second pendant will be made. List of supply stores will be provided.
$70 instructional fee $60 Tools fee. Participants will keep all tools (Hammer, File, Pliers, Cutters and Bench Block) once workshop is over to continue improving on skills.
Sheet Metal Day 1: Fold Forming: Understanding the torch, annealing and cooling metal, basic folding techniques. Ear wires, head pins and introduction to working with tools. Pendant and earrings will be made. Day2: Introduction to forging hammers: Hammering techniques and patterns. Cuff, earrings and pendant will be made.
$80 instructional fee $60 Tools fee. Participants will keep all tools (Hammer, File, Pliers, Cutters and Bench Block) once workshop is over to continue improving on skills.
Dates: Wire Wrapping GROUP A: MONDAY/TUESDAY: July 8/9 - 1:00-3:00 GROUP B: MONDAY/TUESDAY: July 15/16 - 6:00-8:00 EVENING SESSIONS GROUP C: TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY: August 6/7 - 10:00-12:00 GROUP D: SATURDAY/SUNDAY: August 17/18 - 1:00-3:00 WEEKEND SESSIONS GROUP E: MONDAY/TUESDAY: August 19/20 - 1:00-:3:00
Sheet Metal GROUP A: WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY: July 10/11 - 1:00-3:00 GROUP B: WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY: July 17/18 - 10:00-12:00 GROUP C: TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY: July 30/31 - 6:00-8:00 EVENING SESSION GROUP D: THURSDAY/FRIDAY: August 10/11 - 1:00-3:00 WEEKEND SESSIONS GROUP E: THURSDAY/FRIDAY: August 15/16 - 10:00-12:00 GROUP F: WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY: August 20/21 - 1:00-3:00
GRASSROOTSDESIGNS' home studio.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 1 WEEK PRIOR TO SESSION DATE.