jewelry

Jewelry II ***HVCC***
Mondays, 1/22/18-4/2/18 | 2:00 PM-5:00 PM | 10 Sessions
Member: $395 | Non-Member: $439 | Studio Fee: $95
Instructor: Maria Levin
Level: Advanced

Refine basic skills and explore advanced techniques. Stone setting, forming, and fabricating skills will expand students’ knowledge and allow for more advanced designs. Control of the material to achieve desired results will be emphasized. Prerequisite: Jewelry I.

Jewelry III: Stone Setting ***HVCC***
Mondays, 1/22/18-4/2/18 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM | 10 Sessions
Member: $395 | Non-Member: $439 | Studio Fee: $95
Instructor: Maria Levin
Level: Advanced

Learn advanced techniques of setting cabochon and faceted stones in both handmade and commercial settings. You’ll also learn the construction of bezel and basket settings for round—and fancy—shaped stones, as well as tube and channel settings. Come learn stone and gem identification and make beautiful, wearable art. Prerequisite: Jewelry I and Jewelry II.

Jewelry I ***HVCC***
Thursdays, 1/25/18-4/5/18 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM | 10 Sessions
Member: $395 | Non-Member: $439 | Studio Fee: $95
Instructor: Gail Bossalini
Level: Beginner

Learn the fundamental concepts and techniques of designing and creating your very own jewelry. You will learn to craft fabulous handmade jewelry using the techniques of piercing, filing, soldering, and polishing. Learn to work with metal and other materials, such as wood, Plexiglass, and more! NO CLASS 3/29.

Jewelry I ***HVCC***
Saturdays, 1/27/18-4/7/18 | 9:30 AM-12:30 PM | 10 Sessions
Member: $395 | Non-Member: $439 | Studio Fee: $95
Instructor: Gail Bossalini
Level: Beginner

Learn the fundamental concepts and techniques of designing and creating your very own jewelry. You will learn to craft fabulous handmade jewelry using the techniques of piercing, filing, soldering, and polishing. Learn to work with metal and other materials, such as wood, Plexiglass, and more! NO CLASS 3/31.

Forged Cuff Bracelet Workshop
Tuesday, 1/30/18 | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM | 1 Session
Tuesday, 4/3/18| 6:00 PM-9:00 PM | 1 Session
Member: $55 | Non-Member: $65 | Studio Fee: $40
Instructor: Morgana Fall
Level: Beginner

Learn how to form a piece of heavy gauge sterling silver wire into a beautiful, hammered (forged) cuff bracelet. Leave wearing what you’ve made!

Introduction to Jewelry Making
Wednesdays, 2/7/18-3/14/18 | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM | 6 Sessions
Member: $160 | Non-Member: $180 | Studio Fee: $65
Instructor: Morgana Fall
Level: Beginner

Learn the fundamental concepts and techniques of designing and creating your very own jewelry.  You will learn to craft fabulous hand-made jewelry using the techniques of piercing, filing, soldering, and polishing. Learn to work with metal and other materials, such as wood, Plexiglass, and more!

Silver Metal Clay Exploration
Saturday, 2/10/18 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM | 1 Session
Member: $110 | Non-Member: $130 | Studio Fee: $78 (to instructor)
Instructor: Nancy Miller
Level: Beginner

The newest way of working with silver is metal clay that can be shaped like clay to produce uniquely textured surfaces, resulting in durable and absolutely beautiful silver jewelry. You will learn metal clay working techniques to make pendants, earrings, charms, and rings. Techniques will also cover setting and firing stones directly in metal clay. Leave with at least four finished pieces of fabulous jewelry to wear and share!

Silver Stacking Rings Workshop
Tuesday, 2/13/18 | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM | 1 Session
Tuesday, 4/17/18 | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM | 1 Session
Member: $55 | Non-Member: $65 | Studio Fee: $12
Instructor: Morgana Fall
Level: Beginner

In this beginner’s class, you will learn to make a set of three silver stacking rings from 12 gauge wire. We will practice techniques of measuring, sawing, filing, soldering, and polishing. Embellish your hands with custom pieces made by you!

Bold Multi-Layered Disc Earrings
Tuesday, 5/15/18 | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM | 1 Session
Member: $55 | Non-Member: $65 | Studio Fee: $40
Instructor: Morgana Fall
Level: Beginner

Create irresistable earrings out of metal! In this class you will layer together three different sized metal discs to create a dynamic look. We will also learn various techniques to texture each layer to create a signature style that’s all your own.

The Arts Center of the Capital Region. 265 River Street, Troy, NY 12180. (518) 273-0552

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