Winter 2024 Beginner's Mondays
- Starts Jan 8, 2024Starts Jan 8, 2024
- 625 US dollars$625
- 32 Taugwonk Spur, Stonington, CT 06360
Course Dates: Monday Evening 6-9 Start Date: January 8th End Date: February 19th 7 weeks in duration 3 hours per session, make-up scheduling available Course Overview: Welcome to a comprehensive journey into the world of professional jewelry making. Our course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in crafting silver jewelry while nurturing your artistic talents. All tools are available and materials are included. Project 1: Forged Ring with 14g Wire In this introductory project, you'll learn the ancient art of forging by crafting a unique ring using 14-gauge wire. Discover the intricacies of wire shaping, forging techniques, and metal polishing. Project 2: Forged Earrings with 16g Wire and French Hooks Building on your wire-working skills, you'll fashion elegant earrings from 16-gauge wire. These handcrafted earrings will not only have you making multiples but also introduce you to crafting French hooks, adding a touch of sophistication to your creations. Project 3: Anti-Clastic Cuff Immerse yourself in the world of anti-clastic jewelry design. Create an anti-clastic cuff that elegantly curves in opposite directions. Explore advanced metal forming and shaping techniques, turning raw materials into a stylish and unique bracelet. Project 4: Anticlastic Spinner Ring with Simple Soldering Take your craftsmanship to new heights by designing an eye-catching anticlastic spinner ring. This project incorporates simple soldering techniques to create multiple components, allowing you to craft an engaging and dynamic piece of jewelry. This is a great opportunity to use 14k Gold Rings if you're interested in upgrading your materials. Project 5: Carved Half Round Band with Heavy Bezel Set Cabochon In this final project, you'll unleash your creativity by carving a half-round band and setting a stunning cabochon. This endeavor combines design, carving, and stone setting to create a one-of-a-kind jewelry piece that reflects your artistic growth. Course Benefits: Explore your creative potential and master the foundation of jewelry making. Completing this course opens doors to other workshops and lessons, enabling you to further hone your craft at Marquis Jewelry Academy. Invest in Your Creativity
To cancel or reschedule, please contact us 48 hours in advance for studio credit. No-call-no-shows will be forfeited.
32 Taugwonk Spur Road, Stonington, CT, USA