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Jewelry Making Classes Chicago

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Learn how to create stunning jewelry pieces from scratch in the vibrant city of Chicago, with classes ranging from beginner beadwork to advanced metalworking techniques.

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Basic Jewelry Techniques

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, IL

Discover the art of jewelry making and unleash your creativity in a hands-on workshop. Learn essential techniques such as soldering, wire wrapping, and stringing to craft unique pieces. All materials are provided, making it easy to dive into this enjoyable and rewarding hobby.

(129) Beginner 18 and older
$162

4 sessions

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Jewelry Making: Found Materials

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Unleash your creativity and transform cherished keepsakes into stunning pieces of jewelry. Join this hands-on course and learn techniques such as soldering, wire wrapping, and stringing to give new life to old treasures. Start collecting your unique materials now and let your imagination run wild.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$312

8 sessions

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Metalsmithing Techniques for Jewelry

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Master the art of metalsmithing with weekly demonstrations and hands-on practice in this comprehensive jewelry class. Explore various fabrication techniques to elevate your skills and create unique pieces. Receive personalized guidance from the instructor as you work on your own projects, honing your craft with expert feedback.

(84) All levels 16 and older
$365

8 sessions

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Advanced Rejuvenated Jewelry

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, IL

Unleash your creativity and master new techniques in crafting spectacular pieces of jewelry from vintage treasures at the esteemed Chicago Botanic Garden.

(129) Advanced 18 and older
$312

8 sessions

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Hammered Earring (Virtual Private)

EatMetal, Inc. @ Virtual classroom - Zoom

Learn the art of creating stunning hammered earrings in this virtual class offered by EatMetal, Inc. Join the live demonstration via Zoom and gain hands-on experience in forging, soldering, and finishing techniques. Don't miss the opportunity to enhance your jewelry-making skills with expert guidance and an open forum for questions and answers.

(40) All levels 18 and older
$49.99
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Beginning Jewelry

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Discover the art of crafting unique jewelry pieces in this introductory course. Master fundamental fabrication techniques and unleash your creativity to design stunning bracelets, rings, and necklaces. Unleash your inner artist and bring your visions to life through hands-on learning.

(84) Beginner 16 and older
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$535

12 sessions

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Studio Jewelry Making and Enamels

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Create in silver, copper and brass! Learn Basic and intermediate level contemporary metalsmithing and design. Start with simple techniques, and learn through demonstrations to expand your skillsets in various stone setting techniques, soldering, shaping metal through forging, and adding color to metal with glass enamel. Creative linkage, etching and hollow form boxes will also so be explored.

(84) All levels 18 and older
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$360

9 sessions

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Jewelry in the Maker Lab

Evanston Art Center

Experiment with how the laser engraver and 3D printer can be utilized in your jewelry practice! The instructors will contact students directly about materials to bring to this workshop.

(84) All levels 16 and older
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Moldmaking 101 (Ages 16+)

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Learn the basics of silicone mold making, creating 1-part molds and 2-part molds from a variety of different silicones and rubbers. Cast plastic or wax into your mold, and manipulate it further through carving, heat, or paint, which can then be hand-painted.  Mold making is a key technique for those interested in production. All molds created can be used multiple times.

(84) Beginner 16 and older
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$250

6 sessions

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Enameling: Glass on Metal

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Discover the art of fusing vibrant glass with metal to create stunning pieces. Unleash your creativity by exploring various techniques to add depth and dimension to your designs. From jewelry to home decor, let your imagination soar in this exciting course.

(84) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$280

6 sessions

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Beginning / Intermediate Jewelry

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Discover the fundamentals of jewelry making in this dynamic course. From soldering to stone setting, master essential fabrication techniques under expert guidance. Whether you're a beginner or transitioning to intermediate level, unlock the skills to create stunning pieces with precision and craftsmanship.

(84) Beginner 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$280

6 sessions

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Mechanisms Galore

Evanston Art Center

Intended for students who are interested in unique ways to finish off a bracelet or necklace. Sick of store bought mechanisms? In this six week class we will focus on making our own clasps to really give the final touch to your handmade, 1-of-a-kind piece of jewelry.

(84) All levels 18 and older
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Enameling

Evanston Art Center @ 2603 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL

Immerse yourself in glass and fire! Apply glass to metal and see it transform in a hot kiln. Learning the basics is easy - spend the class exploring a large and fascinating array of techniques to create your beautiful and durable pieces of jewelry or sculpture.  In-person class (with reduced capacity) closely following Restore Illinois guidelines.   Includes COVID-19 cleaning fee.  Face coverings required throughout the...

(84) All levels 18 and older
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$100
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Forming and Construction for Jewelry Objects

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash your creativity through the art of forming and construction techniques for jewelry and objects. Discover the beauty of hammered metal forms and master soldering for intricate designs. Elevate your skills with expert guidance in sinking, raising, fold-forming, and more.

(84) Intermediate 18 and older
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$280

6 sessions

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Intermediate / Advanced Jewelry

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Elevate your jewelry craftsmanship with personalized guidance in this intermediate to advanced level course. Embark on a creative journey where you can pursue individual projects while refining your skills under expert mentorship. Perfect for those seeking to enhance their expertise and creativity in the art of jewelry making.

(84) Intermediate 18 and older
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$280

6 sessions

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Jewelry Making 3D Printing and Laser Cutting

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

If you are looking to create something special, personal and outstanding; combining  3D printing and laser cutting is the perfect vehicle to create a custom piece of jewelry. We will experiment designing complicated yet delicate meshes, utilize acrylic or wood as materials and make some bold new statements you just can’t achieve with other methods. You can use it for rings, bracelets, pendants and earrings.

(84) Beginner 18 and older
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$125
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Reuse & Recycle: Repurposing Scrap Metal & Old Jewelry

Evanston Art Center

Transform scraps of silver left over to jewelry sitting in your drawers into new and exciting jewelry designs. With one-on-one instructor time, you will learn how to repurpose your old and unused metal and jewelry into new metal and design elements for new jewelry fabrications. Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced

(84) Intermediate 18 and older
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Rejuvenated Jewelry

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, IL

Inspired by the little treasures you save and love, we will cleverly combine old and new elements to create spectacular jewelry. Bring your special and sentimental keepsakes, single earrings, buttons, charms, chains, family photos, and found objects and let Bonnie Arkin inspire your creativity.  You will learn to solder, wire wrap, and string. Arkin has many examples to share and resources for treasure hunting.  A supply list is given...

(129) All levels 18 and older
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$312

8 sessions

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Stone Setting Workshop

Evanston Art Center

This hands on, two-day workshop will focus on the fundamentals of  stone setting. Bezel, tube, prong, reverse back setting and flush setting demonstrated. Gem identification and metal selection will be discussed as it relates to specific setting techniques.  Faceted CZs  & cabochon and non-precious metals will be provided as well as all necessary tools.  Students are encouraged to bring problems encountered...

(84) All levels 18 and older
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Jewelry and Objects (Ages 16+)

Evanston Art Center

Learn metalsmithing starting with basic fabrication techniques in daily classes then take them to a new level while combining etching, creative linkage, roller printing, riveting, enameling and creating hollow forms! Explore various ways of stone setting with enamels, stones and found objects.

(84) Beginner 16 and older
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