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Unique, exquisite chains can be easily and artistically created by forming, shaping, twisting, and forging different types of wire. What could be more wonderful than handcrafting your very own jewelry using authentic and new designs and techniques? Create your own necklace, bracelet or earrings utilizing simple techniques and using different types and shapes of wire and beads. Come away with beautiful original chains, and start incorporating chains in your other jewelry work. Note:  All material and tools will be provided to get you started on this exciting new addition to your jewelry creations.

452129

01

Materials Cost: $55.00

Class Cost: $189.00

Instructor : David Rodriguez 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (1/30/2018-4/3/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Wake Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Wake Campus.

Room :  08 Jewelry Lab

Please read: No class March 27 due to holiday.



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'Chasing and Repousse' is an ancient technique used to decorate sheet metal with intricate designs. Utilizing the plasticity of metal, shapes are formed by working both the front and back surfaces of a sheet of metal. You'll raise thin sheets metal to extraordinary heights. 'Chasing' is the technique of adding detail to the surface of metal chasing and is used to refine and define the design on the front of the work.  'Repousse' is the technique in which a sheet of metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side (puff out) to create a design in relief.  There are few techniques that offer such diversity of expression. Add these remarkable creations to your jewelry inventory.  Previous jewelry experience required.

452134

01

Materials Cost: $60.00

Class Cost: $210.00

Instructor : Gary Elkins 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (1/16/2018-3/20/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Wake Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Wake Campus.

Room :  08 Jewelry Lab



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Make amazing jewelry pieces using your favorite beads, pearls and gemstones.  Using round and square wire you will create unique earrings, pendants, rings or bracelets.  Make your own jewelry findings, including head pins, bales and clasps.  Discover how this is an easy and creative application of basic wire wrapping - there's no soldering required in completing these jewelry pieces.  Experience this wonderful medium and create exciting jewelry pieces for yourself, family and friends.

452145

01

Materials Cost: $17.00

Class Cost: $168.00

Instructor : Paula Gregoire-Jones 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Thu 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (1/25/2018-3/15/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Wake Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Wake Campus.

Room :  07

Please read: Bring your reading glasses or magnification ...More



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This course on the art of enameling on metal begins by exploring the basic principles of enameling through the melting of powdered glass on the surface of copper or silver sheet metal in artistic patterns. Students also learn a variety of more advanced techniques including the use of silver or gold foils and cloisonne.

452079

01

Materials Cost: $25.00

Class Cost: $221.00

Instructor : Margot Niederer 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Thu 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (1/25/2018-3/22/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Wake Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Wake Campus.

Room :  08 Jewelry Lab

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Enjoy using our wonderful jewelry studio to work on projects of your own, or projects from jewelry classes that need finishing touches. This studio class is run by a professional jeweler-instructor who can answer questions and help you with your ongoing jewelry tasks. Take advantage of this opportunity to use the equipment and to benefit from the guidance of a skilled jeweler to help you with your projects. Some demonstrations on various creative jewelry techniques and methods will be given throughout the course.

452111

01

Materials Cost: $0.00

Class Cost: $197.00

Instructor : Carl Stanley 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (1/17/2018-2/28/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Wake Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Wake Campus.

Room :  08 Jewelry Lab



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Enjoy using our wonderful jewelry studio to work on projects of your own, or projects from jewelry classes that need finishing touches. This studio class is run by a professional jeweler-instructor who can answer questions and help you with your ongoing jewelry tasks. Take advantage of this opportunity to use the equipment and to benefit from the guidance of a skilled jeweler to help you with your projects. Some demonstrations on various creative jewelry techniques and methods will be given throughout the course.

452111

02

Materials Cost: $0.00

Class Cost: $224.00

Instructor : Carl Stanley 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (3/7/2018-5/2/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Wake Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Wake Campus.

Room :  08 Jewelry Lab

Please read: No class March 28 due to holiday.

Carl's YouTube video



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Enjoy using our wonderful jewelry studio to work on projects of your own, or projects from jewelry classes that need finishing touches. This studio class is run by a professional jeweler-instructor who can answer questions and help you with your ongoing jewelry tasks. Take advantage of this opportunity to use the equipment and to benefit from the guidance of a skilled jeweler to help you with your projects. Some demonstrations on various creative jewelry techniques and methods will be given throughout the course.

452111

03

Materials Cost: $0.00

Class Cost: $141.00

Instructor : Carl Stanley 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Wed 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM (4/4/2018-5/2/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Wake Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Wake Campus.

Room :  08 Jewelry Lab



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Enjoy using our wonderful jewelry studio to work on projects of your own, or projects from jewelry classes that need finishing touches. This studio class is run by a professional jeweler-instructor who can answer questions and help you with your ongoing jewelry tasks. Take advantage of this opportunity to use the equipment and to benefit from the guidance of a skilled jeweler to help you with your projects. Some demonstrations on various creative jewelry techniques and methods will be given throughout the course.

452111

04

Materials Cost: $0.00

Class Cost: $128.00

Instructor : Gary Elkins 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Tue 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4/10/2018-5/1/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Wake Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Wake Campus.

Room :  08 Jewelry Lab



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Take a lump of silver clay, shape it, stamp it, fire it and then wear it with pride. Silver Precious Metal Clay (PMC) to create remarkable jewelry items. PMC is made of fine silver particles suspended in an organic binder. It can be sculpted and formed like clay. It is then fired in a kiln where the silver particles solidify into the object created. A fast and creative way to make silver jewelry quickly and with minimal equipment.

452097

01

Materials Cost: $120.00

Class Cost: $175.00

Instructor : Carl Stanley 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (4/4/2018-5/2/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Wake Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Wake Campus.

Room :  08 Jewelry Lab

More information online at:  Carl's YouTube video



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Designed for experienced beginners to advanced jewelry students who want to develop soldering and torch operation skills. A variety of soldering techniques, theories and set-ups covered. Students learn torch use and complex design issues that require many solder connections.    

452084

01

Materials Cost: $60.00

Class Cost: $210.00

Instructor : Gary Elkins 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Tue 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (1/16/2018-3/20/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Wake Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Wake Campus.

Room :  08 Jewelry Lab



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Have fun making and connecting a variety of wire-worked links to create your own innovative bracelets or chains while exploring a basic wire-wrapping technique using round wire and beads.  We will cover making wrapped loop variations, jump rings, hammering, figure 8 links, spiral links and other link styles.  Also, discover how to make a simple hook and eye clasp to complete your unique, beautiful chain and come away with a special gift for that special someone.

452161

01

Materials Cost: $7.00

Class Cost: $56.00

Instructor : Paula Gregoire-Jones 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (2/17/2018-2/24/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Wake Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Wake Campus.

Room :  07



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This class teaches the skills needed for jewelry making using the lost wax casting method. Students will be guided through the wax carving process, preparation of the wax model for the burnout procedure and the actual casting. Students will have the opportunity to cast their own project.

452085

01

Materials Cost: $40.00

Class Cost: $256.00

Instructor : Carl Stanley 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Mon 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (1/22/2018-3/19/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Wake Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Wake Campus.

Room :  08 Jewelry Lab

Please read: No class Feb. 19 due to holiday.



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