Metalsmith Classes 2024


Metalsmithing classes are held in the School House at  the Cotuit Center For the Arts
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INTRO TO JEWELRY MAKING

Intro to jewelry workshop is designed for the jeweler just starting out in the world of metalsmithing, this is a one-day workshop designed for beginners or anyone looking to make their own jewelry.

In this comprehensive workshop, you'll have the opportunity to dive into various techniques and explore the world of jewelry fabrication. Perfect for the beginner student as a starting point before taking our 6 week metalsmithing class. 

Techniques Covered: Throughout the workshop, you'll learn a variety of techniques such as sawing, torch fabrication, forming applications, creating textures, finishing, and polishing. These essential techniques are basic foundation skills for jewelry making and will allow you to create quality pieces that you can wear home!

Project Options: As a beginner, you'll have the opportunity to choose from several exciting project options. You can create a stacking ring set, a bangle bracelet set, or earrings using the skills you learn throughout the workshop. Additionally, you can explore the world of torch enamel and create beautiful enamel earrings or a pendant. If you are an avid beach stone collector, you can bring your stones to create unique and fun beach stone pendants. 

Available dates:

Class runs from 11am to 6 pm at the School House building at the Cotuit Center for the arts.

Sun., Feb 11

Sat. Mar 16

Sun. Apr 14

Sat  May  11

Sat June 8

Sat July 20

Sat Aug 17

 

INTERMEDIATE METALSMITHING CLASS

Feb 23 - March 15th

March 29th - April 19th

May 17th - June 7th

4 weeks

5:30-8:30 Friday nights

Students can choose from projects that include bezel setting, tube setting, flush setting. Students must be at an intermediate level, familiar with soldering, sawing, forming and finishing/polishing


BEGGINERS METALSMITHING CLASS

In this class students dive into the world of jewelry making and learn basic metalsmithing skill while creating stacking rings, bangles and earrings.

Feb 8-14th

March 28th - May 6

May 16th - June 20th

6 weeks Thursday nights 5:30-8:30

 

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