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Textured Earrings

In this class, Heidi will walk you through the design and creation process of a pair of earrings from start to finish.  She will help you create a unique design, teach you how to texture with a roller press, and make french hooks by hand.

Set a Stone

In this class, Heidi will teach you how to set a stone for a necklace pendant.  You will learn techniques such as sawing, filing, bezel setting, soldering and finishing.  

Make a Ring

This is the ultimate beginners class! During this class, students will create a silver ring and have the chance to touch on all basic aspects of metalsmithing.  Techniques covered in this class include sawing, filing, sizing, stamping, soldering, polishing and finishing.  

Overlay Pendant

In this class, Heidi will help you through the design and finishing process of making an overlay pendant.  You will learn how to pierce out a design of your choice, saw, file, sweat solder the pieces together, oxidize and polish to create your perfect pendant.

Beach Glass Pendant

This is the perfect for any beach lover!  In this class you will learn how to set a piece of beach glass in silver to make a necklace pendant.  You will learn techniques such as sawing, filing, soldering, and bezel setting.  We have beach glass that we provide for you, or if you have a few favorite pieces you love, we can figure out which one will work best for this project.

Summer Class Schedule

Tuesdays from 6-9pm

June 17- Textured Earrings

June 24- Set a Stone

July 1- Make a Ring

July 8- Overlay Pendant

July 15- Beach Glass Pendant

July 22- Make a Ring

July 29- Textured Earrings

August 5- Set a Stone

August 12- Make a Ring

August 19- Overlay Pendant

August 26- Beach Glass Pendant

All classes are 3 hours long and include all tools and materials.  Each class is $100 per person.  No experience necessary, must be 13 years or older.  Call the gallery, 302-227-9203, for more information or sign up online to reserve your spot today! Space is limited.


4 Week Workshops

Rings 2

Tuesdays from 6-9pm

September 9, 16, 23, 30

Rings 2 builds on the ever popular Rings, Rings, Rings class. This class is for beginner and intermediate students who want to learn and improve their metalsmithing skills. During this class we will create two uniques pieces to be worn on your fingers. We will complete an overlay ring and a hollow ring. Skills learned in this class include sawing, filing, piercing, soldering, forming, and finishing.  Participants will leave with rings and many skills they can take and apply to other formats of jewelry.  

340.00 including all materials and tools

Bracelets in all forms

Tuesdays from 6-9pm

October 7, 14, 21, 28

Adorn the wrist.  Participants get hands-on experience using the materials and tools essential to metalsmithing. Students will create three bracelets of their own design; a cuff, a bangle, and a linked bracelet.  We will work through basic metalsmithing techniques such as lay-out, piercing, soldering, chain making and forming to create each unique piece.  Bracelet are a great format to explore various themes and techniques.  

340.00 includes all materials and tools

Rings! Rings! Rings! 

4 Tuesdays in November, 6-9pm

November 4, 11, 18, 25

In this course we will explore the ring inside and out.  The ring is personal and intimate; it's a great format to expand your skills.  This class is for beginner and intermediate students who want to learn and improve their metalsmithing and design skills.  We will start with a basic textured band ring.  This allows students to try all the basic techniques in a quick and easy ring.  Students will build upon this knowledge to create a ring with a bezel set stone.  Then we will create an overlay ring which pushes students to develop their piercing and soldering skills.  Skill learned in this class include sawing, filing, bezel setting, piercing, soldering, forming, and finishing.  Participants will leave with three rings and many skills they can take and apply to other formats of jewelry.

340.00 includes all materials and tools

No experience necessary, must be 13 years or older. Call the gallery, 302-227-9203, for more information or sign up online to reserve your spot today!  Space is limited.


2 Day Workshops!

Come take a 2 day class with one of our guest instructors and learn some great new techniques to add to your jewelry making skill set! 

September 19th & 20th
10-4 pm
Decorative and functional tabs with Shella Robinson

Learn creative, versatile ways of setting stones and found objects by making your own tab settings out of sheet metal.  This workshop is great for experienced students who want to expand their setting options and simple enough for beginners too.  No soldering required!   Great for larger stones and found objects that may have surfaces or forms that are inappropriate for bezel setting.  Tabs can range from being a discrete way to set something or be a prominent part of the design.  This class will cover tab setting and pop up tab setting.  I will also cover basic metal working techniques and design options specific to each object you want to set.

Bring your imagination, various stones, cabochons, enamels, beach rocks, seashells, coins, crystals, and other found objects that you want to set.  (It’s best if these have relatively flat backs and you bring a variety just in case some objects aren't suitable for these settings)

October 12th & 13th
10-4pm
Powder Coating with Amy Klainer

Learn to powder coat! The process of powder coating allows for a colorful and durable surface finish on a variety of metals. In this 2 day workshop, we will be sawing and piercing your cuff bracelet or earring designs in sheet metal, and then using the powder coating process to add vivid color. Participants will have the opportunity to experiment with colors and their application, and will walk away with a finished piece of jewelry. 

October 31st & November 1st
10-4pm
Filigree and advanced soldering with Melissa Graff

Filigree is the art of twisting and soldering precious metals into intricate designs. Using beautiful unique lacy patterns, students will learn techniques for creating elegant filigree rings. Participants will examine and manipulate line, pattern, and repetition to personalize their work. Along with demonstrations, this course also consists of discussions and one-on-one time. Each student will walk away with a unique filigree ring of their own. Participants must be fully comfortable and capable of soldering with a torch.