Metalsmith Classes

                                      METALSMITH CLASSES 2021

All Group and Private Metalsmith Classes are held at the Cotuit Center For the Arts. Feel free to contact me through my website or the Cotuit Art Center to set up a private class or information on the ongoing classes.




Have you ever wanted to learn how to work with leather? Would you like to turn an old belt into a fun leather cuff bracelet? Come join Laura J Bouton and Andrea Tusé of LjBjewelry and learn how to create fun leather accessories!

Through class discussion and demonstration students will learn how to use various leather hand tools. Instructors will show how to stamp, draw, pierce, braid, attach hardware and dye veg-tanned leather. Students may also choose to work with repurposed leather from old belts.
Projects will include various simple leather cuff bracelet designs as well as advanced leather bracelet projects with silver embellishments (intermediate metalsmith skill level is recommended for the advanced projects). Other projects include leather valet trays of various sizes and key chains.
This is a fun class is for both beginners and intermediate levels. There will be several different projects to choose from. 
Two Sundays May 16th and 23rd
10am - 4 pm

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Metalsmith For Beginners

Through observation, classroom demonstration, and lectures, the student will learn about and then create stacking rings and bangles in a studio environment. Students will learn various techniques such as soldering, sawing, annealing, forging, and polishing.
Students will be working with a micro torch, jeweler’s saw, and various hand tools.
6 thurdays May 6- June 10
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 Beach Stone Drilling Workshop

June 5-6 10-4pm

Come learn how to turn your favorite beach stone into fun pendants!!

Classes held at the Cotuit Center For the Arts