Beginning Jewelry I

Instructor: Georgina Copanzzi
Description: This class is geared for absolute beginners. Learn the fundamentals of jewelry fabrication to create a forged cuff or form folded bracelet, fold formed or hammered earrings, and a chain necklace. Techniques such as piercing, drilling, sawing, stamping, annealing, and simple soldering will be covered. Ideal for the new or novice jeweler, this class will emphasize safety, tool mastery, and skill development while supporting students through the completion of original jewelry pieces. Students enrolled in jewelry classes must be 17 or older. No Class June 19, July 3, or August 7. REQUIRED: Studio waiver (provided in class), safety glasses, disposable foam earplugs, and ventilated respirator. NOTE: Copper and sterling silver sheet and wire are available for purchase at The Delaplaine. Students will need the following supplies to complete projects: • (2) 6x6in 18-gauge copper sheets, dead soft • 6x6in 20-gauge copper sheet, dead soft • 20ft 16-gauge copper wire, dead soft • 24in 20-gauge sterling silver wire, dead soft
Dates: June 12-August 21
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Number of Sessions: 9
Age: Adults
Cost: $290 ($265 member)