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The Art of Metalsmithing - All levels - 5 weeks

at NYC Jewelry Lab by Carolina Iwanow - Williamsburg

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$375 (per person) 4 seats left
Start Date:

Tue, Sep 24, 10:00am - Oct 22, 2:00pm (5 sessions)

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Location:
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
1027 Grand St 4th Fl Studio C402
Btwn Vandervoort & Morgan Avenues
Brooklyn, New York 11211
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Studio C402 is at the 4th Floor and there is no elevator.
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 6
Teacher: Carolina Iwanow

What you'll learn in this metalsmithing class:

Students will learn how to design and create handmade jewelry. Students will learn how to use studio tools and many fabrication techniques for working in gold, sterling silver, copper, silver nickel and brass. They will learn sawing, fileing, forming, joining, soldering, filing shapes, ring sizing, sanding, wax carving, marriage of metals, textile techniques on metal, polishing, texturing, stone setting..etc all this techniques will be practiced in class.

Students will learn basic design drawings and how to develop concepts for creating jewelry pieces and collections, They will become familiar with the jewelry studio, tools and equipment. they will be encouraged to create, experience, play and explore to accomplish as their own jewelry designs. 

The classes include a list of suppliers (tools & materials) jewelry art galleries & worldwide jewelry artists scene to provide them with a full introduction to the jewelry universe and industry.

Important:
Studio is at the 4th Floor and there is no elevator

Q&A
Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one?
A:
 Yes. If you need to miss a class, make-up classes may be able to be worked out depending on available future schedules of classes. We recommend checking to see what other schedules are currently available.

Q: Is a certificate of completion available to me after completing their class?
A:
 Yes

Q: Is a professional certificate available to me after completing their class?
A:
 No

Q: Can I take home what I make in this class?
A: 
Yes

Q: Are materials included in the price of the class?
A:
 No. Only tools will be provided for the entire duration of the class. Materials will also be provided ONLY for the first day of class then you must purchase materials for the subsequent sessions. A list of suppliers will be provided during the first class meeting.

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Refund Policy
No refunds are allowed. We can reschedule your class, but you need to notify us 2 business days prior to the class. No exceptions.

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Start Dates (21)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
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Tue, Oct 01 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 08 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 15 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 22 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
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Tue, Oct 01 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 08 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 15 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 22 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
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Wed, Oct 02 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Wed, Oct 09 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Wed, Oct 16 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Wed, Oct 23 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
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Thu, Oct 03 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 10 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 17 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 24 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Oct 03 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 10 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 17 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 24 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Oct 05 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Oct 12 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Oct 19 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Oct 26 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Oct 05 2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Oct 12 2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Oct 19 2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Oct 26 2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow
10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Oct 08 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 15 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 22 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 29 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Oct 08 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 15 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 22 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 29 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Oct 09 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Wed, Oct 16 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Wed, Oct 23 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Wed, Oct 30 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Oct 10 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 17 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 24 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 31 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Oct 10 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 17 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 24 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 31 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Oct 12 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Oct 19 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Oct 26 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Nov 02 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Oct 12 2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Oct 19 2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Oct 26 2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Nov 02 2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow
10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Oct 15 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 22 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 29 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Nov 05 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Oct 15 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 22 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Oct 29 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Tue, Nov 05 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Oct 16 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Wed, Oct 23 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Wed, Oct 30 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Wed, Nov 06 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Oct 17 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 24 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 31 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Nov 07 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Oct 17 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 24 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Oct 31 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
Thu, Nov 07 7:30pm - 10:30pm Carolina Iwanow
10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Oct 19 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Oct 26 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Nov 02 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Nov 09 10:00am - 2:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow 5 $375
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Oct 19 2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Oct 26 2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Nov 02 2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow
Sat, Nov 09 2:00pm - 6:00pm Carolina Iwanow

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Question from Anonymous
Can you use the studio outside of class times?
Answer from Carolina I. Verified Educator
Hi there! We don’t do bench time. Also I suggest to first learn take the five classes and after that you will be more familiar with a jewelry studio.
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Question from Sophia P.
Hi, For the Art of Metalsmithing does the $375.00/pp fee cover 5 sessions total? Or is it $375/session?
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! The class price of $375 covers 5 sessions.
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Question from Chaya F.
Why are the day classes 4 hours and evening classes 3 hours for the same price?
Answer from Carolina I. Verified Educator
Hi Chaya, it's Carolina Iwanow because my classes at night are a little more expensive because the time frame of the classes are for people that work all day until 6 pm and would like to learn jewelry so they have a class available at 7.30 pm and the class ends 10.30 pm.
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Question from Danielle H.
Is there an approximate range of what the materials will cost to purchase?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Danielle! The list will fluctuate between $60-$70 depending on the materials the students choose. The school normally sends the list with materials and supplies after the first class, but to give an idea, Students will require a basic list of materials to create their pieces: Metal sheet, metal wire, Silver soldering, 4 dozen of blades, wax. If students want to learn stone setting then we add stones and fine silver to the list. Hope this helps!
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Question from Kimberly B.
Can I work with solid gold?
Answer from anonymous
I believe so, but ask the instructor
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Kimberly! The instructor said that eventually the student can work with solid gold but the student first needs to learn the basics of metalsmithing. Hope this helps!
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Question from Kimberly B.
how is the class structured as a course if classes start each week for new comers? If I start this week your new session may have started last week which means the lessons would be all over the place. how is this organized to maximize each students ability to grasp all phases of this course?
Answer from Carolina I.
My classes are personalized u will share it with people that are more advanced. I work with each person on different projects. Class syllabus, your first project is a design exercise that leads you to your 1st piece, second piece a wax carved ring third and four pieces 2 or 3 cuffs or a bezel setting depends on what the student would like to learn. We will be designing together based on your learning techniques your skills and your desires.
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Question from anonymous
Where can I practice between the weeks that we have class and also, after the course is over?
Answer from Carolina I.
Hi there! We don’t do bench time.
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Question from Pintusorn T.
About the list of items to buy is possible for the school can be help to prepare that? and then I will pay for it.
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Pintusorn! Yes, the school can do that and you can also buy it online.
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Question from Katrina G.
Hello! What should I bring/ how should I prepare for the first day of class?
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Katrina, the students don't need anything for the first class. The school will provide them but yes for the following classes the school will give you the list at the class. The list would consist of: Saw blades, the metal sheet 18 gauges either sterling silver or and brass or and copper, 18 gauges round wire same metal options as sheet. Fine silver flat wire or sheet 22/24 gauges. silver soldering hard medium easy, stones and assorted wax.
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Question from Jena T.
I have a fair amount of broken gold and silver jewelry (solid, not plate) that I keep around for sentimental reasons but don't like enough to repair. I have always wanted to make something new out of these pieces. Is this class the right place for that?
Answer from Kristle C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
First, the teacher needs to see what you have, at least some pictures. The teacher also advised taking at least 5 classes if you do not have the experience yet with melting and recycling all the jewelry. Hope that helps!
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Question from Marsha W.
I'm interested in making jewelry using spoons and forks, bending, cutting, soldering, etc. I've purchased products online that promised to achieve this outcome but it didn't work out. Would taking one of your classes help me to reach my goal?
Answer from Angelica B. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
You can definitely work with them as long as your utensils are made of solid metal; sterling silver, copper brass or nickel silver. Unfortunately, plated materials won't work in this class.
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Question from Amy H.
What exact types of items do you learn to make in this class ?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
In the first class, you will learn a design tool to design your first piece from scratch and that day you will learn how to cut file and sand it. Second class, you will learn how to solder that first piece and you will learn how to finish a piece and you will learn how to do a ring by carving wax. Third class, you will start a bezel setting pendant/ ring or an anticlastic cuff.
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Fourth, you will finish or keep working on this pieces and then we might do reticulation granulation or twisted wire or a simple chained bracelet or earrings. The classes are very personalized and you will learn how to craft metal meanwhile you learn different techniques and you learn how to design. But for me is not about the number of pieces is about you learning this craft properly.
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Question from Marjorie D.
Could you give us an idea of the costs for the supplies?
Answer from Jenn C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi! The list will fluctuate between $60-$70 depending on the materials the Students choose. The school normally sends the list with materials and supplies after the first class, but to give an idea, Students will require a basic list of materials to create their pieces: Metal sheet, metal wire, Silver soldering, 4 dozen of Blades, wax. If Students want to learn stone setting then we add stones and fine silver to the list.
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Question from Amelia W.
Is this is a good course to jump into if someone is looking to create an engagement ring and/or wedding band?
Answer from Chermalyn P. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi, Amelia! Yes, wedding bands can be done in this course.
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Question from Jackie Q.
It's 5 sessions So do I take each Tue or each Thu or each Sat at same time? 5X (but Same day of the week) I Could not tell class schedule Thx
Answer from Carolina I. Verified Educator
Hi Jackie! is Carolina Iwanow yes my dear you choose one day and time.
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Question from Christine G.
What do you create in this class? And what are examples of materials you have to purchase yourself?
Answer from Nessa G. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Christine! The students will learn and design handmade jewelry. The supplies list will be given by the instructor after the first class (e.g. saw blades, metal sheet, stones, assorted wax, etc.)
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Question from Amandamarie R.
Can you take this class as a beginner?
Answer from Kristle C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
This class is open for all levels. Beginners are very much welcome!
Answer from Katherine M. Verified Student
Yes! Carolina is great a taking people of all levels and making them feel confident in what they are doing.
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Reviews of Classes at NYC Jewelry Lab by Carolina Iwanow (56)

(56 Reviews)
The Art of Metalsmithing - All levels - 5 weeks
Reviewed by lhenzi d. on 8/10/2019
Best class! Learned how to make ring bracelets in such a short time. The teacher Caroline is the best! easy going works at your pace, zen, happy, patient & wise rolled into one. Highly recommend!
The Art of Metalsmithing - All levels - 5 weeks
Reviewed by samantha w. on 8/8/2019
Pretty great class, you will learn a lot
The Art of Metalsmithing - All levels - 5 weeks
Reviewed by Suzanne L. on 5/9/2019
Loved it. The studio is impressive with all of the best tools. Expert instruction, love Caroline and would highly recommend this course.
The Art of Metalsmithing - All levels - 5 weeks
Reviewed by Anonymous on 4/21/2019
Carolina is awesome and is so knowledgeable. It's nice that everyone can go at their own pace in the class.
The Art of Metalsmithing - All levels - 5 weeks
Reviewed by Tiffany W. on 3/17/2019
Carolina is such a wonderful instructor. I'd never tried any type of jewelry-making before, so it was a little intimidating to jump right into metalsmithing, but Carolina was able to give me hands-on experience at a pace that works for me straight from day one. I've completely fallen in love and want to continue learning!
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