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Water Street Studios School of Art



Metal & Jewelry

in Summer 2021

Metalsmithing for Jewelry Fabrication

$190

with Lisa Dienst-Thomas

Calendar Jun 16, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Design and create one-of-a-kind personalized jewelry. Explore jewelry fabrication using basic metalsmithing techniques. This four-week course will cover sawing, piercing, sanding, hand stamping, texturing, forming, and finishing. Each week you can create one or more unique pieces of copper or sterling silver jewelry. Projects may include earrings, pendants, bracelets, or rings. No experience necessary. Course# MTL100.321.01

Note: For ages 16 and above. Fee includes metal to complete at least four projects and access to the instructor’s studio tools and equipment.

For safety, this workshop is limited to four participants, and masks are required.

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Cold Connections in Metalsmithing

$190

with Lisa Dienst-Thomas

Calendar Jul 21, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This four-week course will build upon the metalsmithing techniques you learned in the first metalsmithing class. Students will learn wire rivets, tube rivets, tab settings, and more ways to connect without using a torch! Prerequisite: Metalsmithing for Jewelry Fabrication or permission of instructor. Repeat class to master skills. Course# MTL102.321.01

Note: Designed for ages 16 and above. Prerequisite: Metalsmithing for Jewelry Fabrication or permission of instructor. May repeat this course as desired to master skills. 

For safety, this workshop is limited to four participants, and masks are required.

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Awesome Earrings for Beginners

$45

with Lisa Dienst-Thomas

Calendar Jul 24, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Gain the fundamental techniques you need to create awesome earrings in this fun beginner-level workshop. Once you master loop forming and a little bit of wire wrapping, you can make countless pairs of earrings (great for gift giving!). No prior experience is necessary. Course# MTL103.321.01

Note: For ages 13 and above. Fee includes all supplies and tools needed during class to make up to three pairs of pierced dangle earrings with sterling silver and various beads.

For safety, this workshop is limited to four participants, and masks are required.





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