Intro to Jewelry

Make a keychain, pendant, or pet name tag as an introduction to jewelry making. Learn basic use of standard hand tools and equipment in the jewelry studio, including the jeweler’s saw, stamping materials, and flex shaft. After completing this course, members gain unsupervised access to the jeweler’s benches and have a general understanding of metal fabricating techniques. This class is only taught at our North Fourth location.

  • Member Price: $75
  • Non-Member Price: $125
  • Length: 3 hours

Working with the Torch: An Introduction to Soldering and Annealing for Jewelry

In this two part course, learn how to safely and confidently operate the torch for annealing and soldering of jewelry metals. Make three, customized projects: a custom sterling silver ring, a bracelet, and a pin. From beginners to those looking to improve their technique, this class is packed with the tips and tricks for soldering success. Explore metal characteristics through demonstrations and detailed instruction. After completing this course, members gain unsupervised access to the soldering area of the jeweler’s studio. This class is only taught at our North Fourth location.

Jewelry Tool List

  • Jeweler's benches with flex shaft and set of hand tools
  • Soldering station with fume hood ventilation system
  • Hand tools including hammers, mandrels, anvils
  • Burn out kiln
  • Vacuum casting machines
  • Accumelt furnace
  • Wax injector
  • Polishing machine
  • Tumbler
  • Drill press units
  • Ultrasonic Cleaner
  • Durston Rolling Mill