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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...

Saturday Oct 15th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (9 sessions)
$645

9 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, fusing, hollow forms, and advanced stone setting are the focus. All Metal II students 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...

Saturday Oct 15th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (8 sessions)
$645

8 sessions

Exploring The Capitol Fountains and Gardens

at Capital Photography Center - Capitol Hill 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20540

The area surrounding the Capitol has many beautiful fountains and exquisitely maintained gardens.  Join us as we explore the grounds around the Capitol building, fountains at the Library of Congress and the lovely outdoor gardens of the U. S. Botanical Gardens. Learn techniques to capture colorful images within the gardens as well how to use...

Sunday Oct 30th, 8:30am - 11:30am Eastern Time

Soldering like a professional

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

Come learn how to solder with Daniel Valencia, he has taught hundreds of metalsmiths this technique. In this one-day workshop you will learn how to solder sterling correctly and with confidence. Students will learn whys and hows of the professional way to protect their silver and learn multiple soldering styles including pick soldering. Proper torch...

Tuesday Dec 27th, 9am - 4pm Eastern Time

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Library of Congress

at Washington Photo Safari - Capitol Hill 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20540

Library of Congress Photo Safari The Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress is one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation’s capital with its ornate interiors and grand staircases, and it has re-opened to the public on a limited basis – Thursday – Saturday, from 10-3, with timed entry passes. After an orientation on architectural...

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$89

3 Day Metal I Intensive: Introduction to Jewelry Making

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

This exciting three day class teaches proper jewelry making techniques for beginners. Students will learn the correct way to file, saw, form, forge, solder Sterling Silver as well as make a stone setting and set stones, in an intensive workshop held in our beautiful studio, each student will create a minimum of (5) pieces of Sterling jewelry seated...

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$595

3 sessions

Prong Setting

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

Come learn how to prong set faceted stones with Daniel Valencia, he has taught hundreds of metalsmiths this technique. In this two-day workshop you will learn how to prong set faceted stones correctly and with confidence. Students will be setting faceted stones of varying sizes in sterling silver. Setting fabrication will be demonstrated. Proper tools,...

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$295

DC By Day: A Smartphone User’s Paradise

at Washington Photo Safari - Capitol Hill US Capitol Grounds, Washington, District of Columbia 20016

Spend an afternoon visiting DC’s best-known memorials and learn where and how to take great pictures with your Smartphone! Washington DC is one of the most photogenic cities in the country, by night or day. So on this special photo safari designed for smartphone users we are going to take a limited number of clients to DC’s best-known memorials...

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$89

3 Day Metal II Intensive

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

This exciting 3 day class will be challenging and rewarding. Students have creative freedom in the execution of these projects. Explore further the techniques introduced in Metal I. Forging, fusing, hollow forms, and advanced stone setting are the focus. All Metal II students learn to flush set faceted stones. Practice heavy bezel settings with hammer...

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$595

3 sessions

Fieldwork - Photography Basics at Library Of Congress

at Capital Photography Center - Capitol Hill 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20540

This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and want the opportunity to work in the field to reinforce the material covered in the classroom. We’ve encouraged you to leave the Auto settings behind and to shoot in the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority or Manual modes so now it’s time for some hands-on....

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$79

Clasps

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

You will learn to fabricate several different styles of clasps in sterling silver in this class. Techniques covered will include a hook with secondary butterfly clasp, a two-part sliding hook, and interlocking shapes clasp and a box clasp. This is the second teaching engagement in the Washington DC metro area for Alex and presents an incredible...

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$625

3 sessions

Gold on a Budget

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

Students will learn several techniques to make their gold go as far as possible. Skills include making a gold-rimmed silver setting for a faceted stone, making a silver ring with a thin layer of gold on the outer surface, making bi-metal from scratch, making gold over silver patterned sheet, getting clean solder seams where gold meets silver, how...

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$425

2 sessions

Fieldwork - Photo Basics - Morning Around The Capitol

at Capital Photography Center - Capitol Hill First St SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20004

This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and want the opportunity to work in the field to reinforce the material covered in the classroom. We’ve encouraged you to leave the Auto settings behind and to shoot in the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority or Manual modes so now it’s time for some hands-on....

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$79

Smartphone Field Shoot - Springtime Around The Capitol

at Capital Photography Center - Capitol Hill First St SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20004

Enjoy capturing images with your phone on a field shoot that’s designed to spark creativity!  Join Michael Koren and photograph the Capitol building and its surroundings in the beautiful early morning light. Isolate the dome against the blue sky or choose to creatively frame it with spring blossoms.  We'll enjoy working around the whole...

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$89

Metals III

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

Take your jewelry to the next level with advanced fabrication and more stone setting techniques. Focusing on precision stone setting the Winter 2019 session of Metals III is led by Daniel Valencia and will involve some very exciting projects including scoop and split, and thread setting , flush setting of faceted stones. These techniques will be demonstrated...

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$585

8 sessions

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