Introduction to Jewellery Making - Level 1
This beginner class introduces students to traditional jewellery making techniques. Methods such as sawing, piercing, forming, hammering, printing, soldering and etching will be demonstrated. You will learn to use a variety of specialized tools to create rings, earrings, and pendants of your own design. Students can expect to walk away with 6-8 pieces of completed work. 15 Grams of Sterling Silver are provided. Additional materials are available for purchase, but are rarely needed in this class.
This course is 6 weeks in length, and is offered Wednesdays from 11:30am-2:30pm, or 6:30pm-9:30pm. Our evening class is proudly partnered with Conestoga College Continuing Education. The Fee for Introduction to Jewellery Making is $300 + HST.
2019 Spring semester start date is Wednesday April 24, 2019
***Update Mar 4/19 - Evening Class w/ Conestoga College AND Daytime Class are now FULL. A HUGE THANK YOU to all that registered. Apologies to those who missed out.***
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Introduction to Jewellery Making - Level 2
Recommended for those who have completed Introduction to Jewellery Making Level 1, this secondary introduction course is for those wanting to develop their skills further. More advanced methods are discovered and applied to projects. Some of the techniques covered are Bezel setting stones, marriage of metal, soldered chains, photo etching, and cuttlefish casting. Students can expect 5-8 completed pieces, and projects are tailored to individual student interests. 10 grams of Sterling Silver are included with course fee, additional supplies are available for purchase.
2019 Spring semester start date: Tuesday April 23, 2019. *** There is space available in both the DAYTIME and EVENING Intro 2 classes***
Our Intermediate level class begins with a discussion on what techniques, designs, and projects the class would like to experience, as well as suggestions from the instructor. A course outline is then decided. Most classes begin with a demonstration of a technique or project. Students can work on discussed and demonstrated techniques or choose another direction entirely and receive step by step instruction. Completed pieces depends on individual student interests. This course is limited to those already completed Introduction Level 1 and 2, along with demonstrated ability of advanced techniques. Although no silver is supplied with this course, students are provided wholesale access to Sterling Silver. Additional supplies and materials are available to purchase.
2019 Spring start date is: Thursday April 25, 2019
***Update March 16, 2019 Both DAYTIME classes are now full. There is still space in the Thursday EVENING class***
6 week daytime Intermediate - Mondays, beginning April 15, 11:30am-2:30pm.
Please note there will be no class Easter Monday (April 22) and Victoria Day (May 20). The Fee for this course is $300 +HST. Use the drop down menu on the registration page choose your class option.