Tue, Mar 22
9:30am - 11:30am Central Time
Meets 8 Times
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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....
Tuesday Mar 22nd, 9:30am - 11:30am Central Time(8 sessions)
Use liquid acrylics and glass to create one-of-a-kind cabochons to incorporate in your jewelry designs. Pours will be made the first day and the second day, the paintings will be added to the glass. Bring disposable gloves. All other supplies will be provided.
Friday Feb 11th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time(2 sessions)
After you’ve taken Rejuvenated Jewelry, are you ready to delve deeper, learn more techniques, and explore many creative ideas? Create spectacular jewelry from vintage broken jewelry, watches, tin, and china. Bring your collected treasures. Prerequisite: Rejuvenated Jewelry or consent of the instructor.
Tuesday Mar 22nd, 12pm - 2pm Central Time(8 sessions)
In this multi-level jewelry class, a different technique will be demonstrated each week to develop and enhance skills in fabrication. Students work on their own projects with input and feedback from the instructor.
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Start with the essentials of applying colorful glass to a metal base, and then learn several techniques to embellish the surface by layering transparent colors and imagery. The possibilities are endless! Make jewelry, bowls, tiles, and more.
Create unique 3D forms for jewelry and objects by learning to combine hammered metal forms with construction techniques. Perfect your soldering skills by learning to properly fit complex curves and edges. Forming processes include sinking, raising, fold-forming, anticlastic forming, and forging. Click here for the instructor's recommended supply...
Embellishing with Swarovski crystals creates a one-of-a-kind piece that, if it's even available in stores, would be outrageous! Now you can learn to do it easily, beautifully & inexpensively! Note: Kits and supplies to be purchased at the center.
Perfect for beginners interested in learning how to make one-of-a-kind jewelry. Learn basic fabrication skills, such as using a jeweler’s saw, drilling, finishing, soldering, riveting, basic stone setting and color on metal techniques. Expect to complete your own bracelets, rings, necklaces and more!
This course is designed for students interested in experiencing all aspects of lost wax casting and Advanced Students pursing individual projects. Advanced Students need to be proficient in fabrication and finishing techniques. Assistance will be offered to all regarding design, unique bezel challenges and gemstone settings. We will cast lost wax...
Coin rings have a rich history, with variations on their method of creation. Students will learn to transform a silver quarter or half dollar into beautiful ring. No experience necessary. Skill Level: All Levels
Discover how fun and relaxing it is to make eye catching chains from home. Start with links without heat, progress to mastering the butane mini torch to create classic fused loop in loop chains with endless variations. Finish with your own custom designs using copper, brass, fine silver, and argentium and more. A detailed supply list will guide you...
Create a 1- by 2-inch pendant with many different fiber art techniques, then place it into a bezel setting and complete the rest of the necklace for a beautiful combination of beads, metal charms, and fibers. All materials are included in the fee.
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. ...
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