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Learn to carve wax, apply heat, add design elements to your model, and techniques to obtain a clean casting. We'll let you know where to take your wax models to be cast. Wax is a medium that lends itself to creating jewelry with a sculptural feel. Projects include bands, drop and stud earrings, and pendants. Incorporate cast clasps, connections,...

$185
T.   Jul 21st, 10am
All levels
(72)

This class will explore a wide range of sculptural shapes, surface textures, and hollow forms. Wax carving techniques using both hand tools and the flex shaft will be introduced for carving small objects and jewelry. Carving wax is a wonderful technique for creating jewelry. Intricate details can be created in wax that you can’t achieve in metal. We...

$450
T.   Jul 14th, 6pm
Beginner
(45)
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Students will learn how to turn wax into jewelry. Students of all levels of skill are welcome—all projects and techniques are taught through “one-on-one” demonstration at the student’s pace.Tools and materials not included in price of tuition.

$895
M.T.W.Th.F.   Aug 10th, 11am
All levels
(11)

This is a class where you learn about jewelry production using wax such as candle wax. You can create shapes by cutting or carving. Because the wax will be cast into metal, we recommend students to take the beginner's course beforehand; however, it is not required.It is more suitable to make your work three-dimensional when using wax.If you want to...

$795
W.   Jun 3rd, 11am
All levels
Wednesday June 3 11am - 2pm 12 Sessions $795
Wednesday June 3 3pm - 6pm 12 Sessions $795
Saturday June 6 11am - 2pm 12 Sessions $795
Wednesday July 1 11am - 2pm 12 Sessions $795
Wednesday July 1 3pm - 6pm 12 Sessions $795
Saturday July 4 11am - 2pm 12 Sessions $795
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Learn to carve wax using files and burrs, apply heat for building up wax model or repairing mistakes and finishing techniques to obtain a clean casting. Completed projects will be professionally cast with explanation of process. Working  in wax offers jewelers great possibilities for creating jewelry with a sculptural feel. This class is for those...

$460
M.   Jun 22nd, 6pm
Beginner
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Monday June 22 6pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $460
Wednesday August 19 6pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $460
Wednesday November 4 6pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $460
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Students will learn to carve a ring, with focus placed on planning the design as well as setting the stone. Wax II offers instruction on one of the most requested class projects which is carving a ring that includes a bezel. The tools used in this class will be the same as for Wax I. This course is offered once a year. This class is for those at an...

$460
M.   Sep 21st, 6pm
Intermediate
(3)

Learn the age old technique of lost wax carving – a fascinating way of making silver and gold jewelry by carving jewelry out of wax, then creating a mold of the wax, melting the wax and pouring molten silver or gold in to make a solid silver version of your wax mold. A great class for anyone interested in making jewelry or small sculpture.In the...

$300
Th.   Jun 11th, 7pm
All levels
(3)
Thursday June 11 7pm - 10pm 3 Sessions $300
Saturday June 13 1pm - 4pm 3 Sessions $300
Monday June 15 7pm - 10pm 3 Sessions $300
Monday July 6 7pm - 10pm 3 Sessions $300
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This wax carving class will help students explore in-depth model making techniques. Students will create either a ring or a pendant of their own design set with either a cabochon or rough gemstone. Various carving techniques will be covered, delving deeper into design transfer, layout, carving, and build-up. Both bezel and prong styles will be addressed...

$450
No Upcoming Schedules
Intermediate
(45)

Students attending this class will learn get a solid overview of working in wax in this project-based workshop. Wax tools and techniques will be covered throughout the workshop, and resources for having students casting done will be provided. A supply list will be emailed prior to the first class.

$185
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(72)

Students will create either a ring or a pendant of their own design set with either a cabochon or rough gemstone.Various carving techniques will be covered, delving deeper into design transfer, layout, carving, and build-up. This is an intermediate level wax carving class which will explore in depth model making techniques. Both bezel and prong styles...

$450
No Upcoming Schedules
Intermediate
(45)

Students attending this class will learn to carve wax using files and burs, how to apply heat to build up or add design elements to your wax model, and finishing techniques to obtain a clean casting. This class is for beginner and returning students. Working in wax offers jewelry students the necessary skills and tools to create jewelry with a sculptural...

$185
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(72)

In this fun two session class we'll use a quick-setting compound to make open molds of found objects and experiment with different types of wax.If you've taken one of our Wax to Metal classes before, this will expand on the wax carving that is covered in those classes and bring soft waxes, impressions, and quick casts into the process. If this is your...

$200
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(30)

In this class, we’ll take you through the step-by-step process of planning, carving and finishing a ring of your own design. The first two sessions will emphasize the designing and making of the ring in wax. In the final class you will have your ring in metal and will learn the steps of refinement to complete the piece into wearable jewelry. As always,...

$250
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(30)

Students will learn how to turn wax into jewelry. Students of all levels of skill are welcome—all projects and techniques are taught through “one-on-one” demonstration at the student’s pace.Tools and materials not included in price of tuition.

$800
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(11)

In this class, we’ll take you through the steps of wax working and surface treatment to make cast-metal focal beads for your jewelry projects. Have a collection of beads that haven’t yet become distinguished jewelry pieces? Why not make your very own metal standout pendant to complement the others? The first two classes will be spent working experimentally...

$200
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(30)

In this fun two session class we'll use a quick-setting compound to make open molds of found objects and experiment with different types of wax. If you've taken one of our Wax to Metal classes before, this will expand on the wax carving that is covered in those classes and bring soft waxes, impressions, and quick casts into the process. If this is...

$200
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(30)

Three relaxing hours of unassisted wax working for students who have taken our Stacking Rings of Wax to Metal classes. We provide the bench space and tools: denatured alcohol lamps, saws, wax files, carving tools, etc. All you need to bring along is the wax that will be used in your project. Feel free to bring your own music and snacks.

$300
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(30)

In these beginner-friendly workshops, learn how to sketch a design, carve, hollow, apply heat, create different textures and finishes, and other wax carving techniques. You will make a wax jewelry model, take it to a caster to have a mold made and the metal casting done, and then have it polished.Design and sculpt your own initial letter pendant featuring...

$140
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(72)

In this 6-week class we will explore intermediate wax carving techniques with a focus on design. We will expand upon basic wax carving principles and experiment with more intricate carving techniques. Learn how to create and properly size a wax carved cuff or bangle while challenging yourself to demonstrate complexity and creativity in your designs.Prior...

$450
No Upcoming Schedules
Intermediate
(45)
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