Fern Grotto Fine Silver Ring
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

Fern Grotto Fine Silver Ring

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Learn a new way to construct an unconventional ring. You will be texturing your main piece with a fern motif and shape it around your mandrel. A smaller leaf will be created and added to complete the circle. Accent with a little bling by adding a 2mm CZ and ball embellishments if you choose. Price includes use of tools. Pieces will be fired in kiln off premises, delivered when ready.

Prerequisite - Lets Play With Metal Clay Intro Class

Class Fee: $79.00

*$79.00 includes Materials Fee (use of Fine Silver syringe) + cost of clay (43.50 / 14g Art Clay Silver to be paid day of class

Art Clay Silver Senior Instructor: Espie Buoncristiani

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Metal Clay Quickie
Jun
15
6:00 PM18:00

Metal Clay Quickie

Not sure you want to take the plunge with Metal Clay? Just want to try it, with no obligation... then this is the class for you! You will be making one piece of jewelry...a pendant necklace, dangle earrings or a delicate bracelet with four charms. The Fine Silver Clay, tools, and design stamps are provided for use in class. You will learn how to roll and refine your piece(s) to prepare them for torch firing. Espie will torch fire the pieces, then you will polish up and assemble with the provided findings. If you decide you want to learn more, then the next step is to take Let's Play with Metal Clay Intro Class, where you will create several pieces, and torch fire them yourself.

Space is limited to 4 students.

Class fee: $49.00, includes 5 grams of Metal Clay

Instructor: Espie Bouncristiani

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Lets Play With Metal Clay Intro Class
Jun
30
10:00 AM10:00

Lets Play With Metal Clay Intro Class

Have you ever wondered what Metal Clay is? Come join us for a day of learning and creating with Art Clay Silver. This is an introductory class where you will learn the basics of Art Clay Silver (Fine Silver .999). You will be creating several pieces and torch firing them. Friends and family will be amazed with the beautiful pieces you made!  Findings and chains can be purchased at the shop to complete your pieces.  Class fee includes 20g of clay and use of tools. Nothing to bring but yourself!

Class Fee: $139.00

Art Clay Silver Senior Instructor: Espie Buoncristiani

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Beads, Beads, Beads!
Jul
8
11:00 AM11:00

Beads, Beads, Beads!

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Join is for a day of learning and creating! In this class you will learn how to customize and create your own metal beads. Learn how to stamp, texture, shape, and solder beads in sterling silver, copper, and brass. We will patina, and tumble (if time permits). You will be able to use these learned techniques in other metalsmithing projects. All tools and consumables are provided, nothing to bring but yourself!

Class Fee: $125.00

Art Clay Silver Senior Instructor: Espie Buoncristiani

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Wire Wrapprd Cabochon Pendants
May
23
6:00 PM18:00

Wire Wrapprd Cabochon Pendants

If you are comfortable using wire and pliers to make simple jewelry and findings, come join us for the next step. In this class we will use different shapes of copper wire to wrap a flat backed gemstone cabochon. You will learn foundational techniques that you can apply to many different styles of wrapping, while creating a finished pendant to take home.

6-8:00pm

45.00

Ellen

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Mixed Metal Riveting and Etching
May
20
12:00 PM12:00

Mixed Metal Riveting and Etching

Have you ever wondered how a design is added to metal? One way to do it is with a rolling mill, if you are lucky enough to own one, if not...Etching is your answer! We will learn how to etch on copper and brass base metals, add texture by hammering, punch and rivet pieces together for a layered look. A patina can be added to your pieces to bring out the detail if desired. Class fee includes instruction, use of stamps, ink, tools & etching solution. Copper & brass shapes, & rivets can be purchased from the shop prior to class.

$60.00

Instructor Espie

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  Lets Play With Metal Clay Intro Class
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Lets Play With Metal Clay Intro Class

Have you ever wondered what Metal Clay is? Come join us for a day of learning and creating with Art Clay Silver. This is an introductory class where you will learn the basics of Art Clay Silver (Fine Silver .999). You will be creating several pieces and torch firing them. Friends and family will be amazed with the beautiful pieces you made!  Findings and chains can be purchased at the shop to complete your pieces.  Class fee includes 20g of clay and use of tools. Nothing to bring but yourself!

Class Fee: $139.00

Art Clay Silver Senior Instructor: Espie Buoncristiani

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Sedona Wrap
May
18
4:00 PM16:00

Sedona Wrap

An oldie but goodie! This leather wrap bracelet is one of my favorites. In class you will complete a single wrap but will have the knowledge to do multiple wraps for the future.

$25

Irene

Please call to reserve your spot

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Nov
17
3:00 PM15:00

Wire Wrapped Ring

This is a great beginner ring project! We have lots of stones for you to choose from. Come play and help us celebrate 19 years of creativity

Anniversary special No class fee.

$3.50 on the wire, stone depends which one you choose.

Please call to reserve your spot

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Wrapped Bangle
Nov
14
3:00 PM15:00

Wrapped Bangle

 Learn to work with 8g half round wire to create this simple but pretty bangle. You will be using a coin pearl, 24g wire and 2mm swarovski crystals.

Anniversary special NO class fee :)

$5.00 material fee
Please call to reserve your spot

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Torch Enameling
Aug
25
1:00 PM13:00

Torch Enameling

In this class you will create a beautiful pair of copper enameled earrings. The earrings will not need to be put in a kiln, you will be torching them! A base layer will be added and fired. You will then draw into an additional sifted enamel layer to get your design and fire again. Several enamel colors to select from. Just think of the possibilities, you will be amazed with your results! All tools provided for use in class.

$89.00

Despina

 

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Chandelier Earrings
Aug
5
10:30 AM10:30

Chandelier Earrings

Love wire and earrings? you will love this class!! We will have kits available but welcome you to bring your own materials. Call or come in to sign up and we will give you the material list. Beginners welcome

$15.00 plus kit

10:30-12:30

Winona

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Triptic Fine Silver Semi Precious Stone Pendant
Aug
4
1:00 PM13:00

Triptic Fine Silver Semi Precious Stone Pendant

Make this colorful dainty pendant while learning how to set stones too! In this class you will learn how to connect small geometric pieces by supporting them from the back. Then dress up your design by creating a rollover bail. Bezels will be added to your piece in this 2 step firing process. Finally set your stones to finish it off!  

Prerequisite - Let's Play With Metal Clay Intro Class + 4 hrs additional class/home experience.

 

*$95 (Includes Materials Fee for use of syringe and paste + 3 qty, 4mm Fine Silver Serrated Bezels, and 3 qty, 4mm Semi-Precious Stones) + ($43.50 / 14g Art Clay Silver) to be paid day of class.

1-5pm

Espie

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Simply Ellegent
Jul
14
1:00 PM13:00

Simply Ellegent

 

You will enjoy creating these simple yet elegant semi-precious stone earrings (1 pair). You don’t need a kiln to include a little bling to your pieces! You will be adding a texture to your earrings, then refining to prepare them for torching. Once torched, the bezels will be added and torched again. You will then brush and patina your pieces. Finally, you will learn how to set your stones. Bring a pair of earwires or purchase from the shop to complete them.

Prerequisite - Let's Play With Metal Clay Intro Class + 4 hrs additional class/home experience. 

 

*$85 (Includes Materials Fee for use of Fine Silver paste, 2 qty - 4mm Fine Silver Bezels and 2 qty - 4mm Semi-Precious Stone) + ($28.00 / 10g Art Clay Silver) to be paid day of class.


Espie

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Vintage Ring
May
19
1:00 PM13:00

Vintage Ring

Love the look of vintage rings...then why not make one yourself with a vintage button motif! Learning how to shape and create your band is a skill you will use again and again. After the band is created, you will create a mold with a vintage button. Once cured, clay will be placed in it to make your ring topper. When your pieces are dried and refined, you will attach the topper tothe band and reinforce with decorative accents. Price includes use of tools in class. Finished rings will be fired off premises and delivered when ready.

$79.00 plus clay

Despina

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Fun With Wire Earring Class
Mar
16
6:00 PM18:00

Fun With Wire Earring Class

We are very excited to have Ellen teaching this new Earring class! You will be making three pair in class. A little experience is necessary. If by chance you haven't worked with wire before but would like to get started give us a call and we'll get you in a beginner class, it will make you hungry for more. You will have a choice of using silver, copper or gold filled.

$35.00

Ellen

 

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