Jewelry Making

Jewelry making courses at CAS provide students ages 10 and up an opportunity to learn common techniques and principles in the art form. Classes are offered in 12-session courses, or individual 3-hour workshops for an immersive one-day experience. Common techniques covered include pendant making, sawing, filing, wire wrapping and beading. Jewelry making classes allow students freedom to create something individual to them using the techniques taught in class.

Introduction to Metalworking and Jewelry Making

This course provides an introduction to creating jewelry through metalworking techniques using cold connections. Students will learn how to apply sawing, filing and wire wrapping methods to achieve their desired outcome. This class will also focus on composition and problem solving as the students will be asked to let their creativity guide their ideas. Students will be given freedom to create something individual to them. This class will also focus on using copper and silver metals.

 

Jewelry Workshop: Pendant Making

Students will explore the world of jewelry making in this one day, 3-hour workshop. This class focuses on pendant making, including sawing and filing of a circular pendant form which students can choose to make into either earrings, necklaces, or keychains. Students will have full control over what type of jewelry they are making, using the presented techniques.

 

Jewelry Workshop: Wire Wrapping

Students will explore the world of jewelry making in this one day, 3-hour workshop. This class introduces general wire wrapping techniques. Students will have full control over what type of jewelry they are making, using the presented techniques.

 

Jewelry Workshop: Pendant Piercing

Students will explore the world of jewelry making in this one day, 3-hour workshop. In this class, students will learn to cut out a shape within the circle of the pendant without compromising the exterior integrity. Students will have full control over what type of jewelry they are making, using the presented techniques.