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Metals I

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill
1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

In this beginning level jewelry making class, learn the basic techniques of metalsmithing. During the eight week course you will create a minimum of four professionally finished projects (for example, rings, earrings, pendants or bracelets) in sterling silver while learning layout, sawing, forging, texturing, filing, polishing, soldering, and basic...

$545

8 sessions

Metals II

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill
1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Explore further the techniques introduced in Metal I. Forging and advanced stone setting are the focus. Learn to flush set faceted stones. Practice heavy bezel settings with hammer and punch. Fabricate hollow rings, Develop and create your own ideas. Metal II students are encouraged to attend open studio sessions each Sunday 9-2, free of charge. ...

$545

8 sessions

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Metal Jewelry

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Learn how to design and create stunning art jewelry from silver sheet, wire, and other metels. Traditional tools and their uses are covered in depth. Beginners explore the basic jewelry-making skills of layout, sawing, soldering, forming, surface texturing, chain making, simple stone setting, and finishing. More advanced students expand their basic...

$270

5 sessions

Stonesetting Continued

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Students learn to make custom settings with emphasis on building various styles of bezels, prong settings, and settings for unusual shaped stones. Techniques such as channel setting and fancy tube settings are introduced. There is also discussion of stone characteristics as they relate to design and fabrication of jewelry/wearable art.

$270

5 sessions

Enameling On Metal

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Basic enameling techniques for beginners are taught every term. Advanced students may work on their own projects with teacherï ½s instruction in specialized techniques including cloisonnï ½ and the etching techniques of bassetaille and champlevï ½.  The Art League Jewelry and Metal program covers various aspects of designing and creating...

$195

3 sessions

Fast Track To Jewelry: Wax Model Casting And Multiples

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class is for the beginning jewelry student who wants a fast and economical way to create jewelry. It is also for the experienced student and jewelry maker who wants to produce work to market at a competitive price. Wax modeling partners perfectly with basic metal jewelry classes and is particularly useful to the beginner in ring making. The ability...

$240

5 sessions

Jewelry with Gems: Stonesetting

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Beginners learn basic stone-setting techniques for pearls, cabochons, and faceted stones. Students are directed step-by-step through three or more projects. Some prior experience with metal-working is encouraged. Intermediate students work to perfect basic setting skills and learn new techniques. Participants are encouraged to bring personal setting...

$195

5 sessions

Metal Boxes Or Containers

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Students learn to make small boxes out of copper, silver, or a combination of metals. Methods for making a unique lid using roller printing, repousse, or fold forming are presented. The skills of soldering, forming, hingemaking, and clasps are covered.  

$270

9 sessions

Making Small Tools And Stamps

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Students make small jewelry making tools such as stamps, chisels and repousse tools suitable for use on metal, polymer, regular ceramic bodies, and metal clays in addition to leather and wood. This course focuses on steel tools, but also provides information about making wood tools. Tool steel stock is available for purchase in the classroom.

$195

5 sessions

Stonesetting: Guide To A Creative Tradition

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Covering the basics for setting cabochon and faceted stones, tension, prong, bezel and flush mounts, students explore the design and nature of each to enhance and develop their own work. Using precast as well as your own fabricated pieces, you will set a variety of semiprecious stones. A full list of stone shapes/sizes, tools and metals are available...

$270

5 sessions

Pound It Out--All Things Hammered

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Students learn to transform sheet copper, silver, or gold into hollow forms; a cone, cube, or sphere. Participants are also introduced to the art of repousse--an ancient technique of working metal from both sides to create a bas relief sculptural surface. Emphasis is on using various types of hammers, steel forms, chasing and repousse tools, and soldering...

$270

9 sessions

Workshop Wednesday

at Beadazzled - Falls Church
444 West Broad St, Falls Church, Virginia 22046

A free-form workshop where you can share and brainstorm with your fellow beaders. Staff will do demos on request, and share tips and advice. This is your opportunity to "Ask the Expert" on whatever beading issue you're interested in. Light refreshments will be served. Supplies:  Bring whatever project you're working on, or start from scratch...

Free

Electro Etching

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill
1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

In this one-day workshop you will learn how to electro-etch silver using safe low-voltage electricity and a solution of silver nitrate. You will learn three resist methods for applying your image to the silver prior to etching. After taking the workshop you will be able to create your image directly on the metal or use any black and white image on...

$225
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Metals III

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill
1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Take your jewelry to the next level with properly executed diamond setting! Focusing on jewelry embellishment using small gems and hand engraving, learn how to properly prepare, sharpen, and handle gravers. Instructor, Bryce Dexter, showcases a range of stone setting techniques including bead, channel, shared and split prong, and pave. Students have...

$585

8 sessions

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Introduction to Beading

at Beadazzled - Falls Church
444 West Broad St, Falls Church, Virginia 22046

Learn about tools and materials. Construct basic earrings with headpins and beads. Create an 18" necklace on cable wire and learn how to finish with crimps. These techniques will launch you confidently into the world of bead stringing and design in just two hours.  Supplies: Basic Class Kit (available at the register) and enough beads in...

$30