Adult Workshops | Jewelry Workshops

W-JW105 - Introduction to Resin Jewelry Making

Instructor: Glass, Velina

Day of Week: Sat & Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Skill Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $149.00

Non-Member: $179.00

Students will learn how to make open and 2 part molds for their resin jewelry. They then color, cast, cure and finish the resin pieces which can be a bangle or other jewelry shape. If desired, bring small found objects to use in mold-making. There is a $75 materials fee payable to the instructor.

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W-JW265 - All That Glitters! An Introduction to Keum Boo and Aura22

Instructor: Perry, Stacy

Day of Week: Sat & Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $175.00

Non-Member: $205.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $15.00

This is a weekend workshop.

Add the beauty of gold to your sterling silver jewelry with 24 karat gold! Students will be introduced to the Korean art of Keum-boo - an ancient gilding technique used to apply thin sheets of precious metal to silver and other metals. Aura22 - a 22 karat yellow gold "paint" will also be demonstrated. Traditional and unconventional methods of Keum-boo application and the advantages/disadvantages of each will be discussed to help the student find the application technique that serves them best. Learn how to achieve a dark patina on silver to make the gold pop! Students will create a pair of earrings or a pendant of Sterling silver embellished with 24 karat gold using the Keum-boo technique. Add the richness of gold to your jewelry designs with minimal expense! Students must be comfortable with a torch.

A materials fee of $85 is paid directly to the instructor (average depending upon the metals market at the time of the workshop).

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W-JW210 - The Art of the Finish

Instructor: Perry, Stacy

Day of Week: Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $85.00

Non-Member: $115.00

The finish on a piece of jewelry can make all the difference between breathtaking and so-so. Learn the steps of metal finishing and surface textures such as mirror polish, satin, tumbled, texture brushed, solder removal, etc. Discover ways to get different finishes using the flex-shaft, tumbler, buffer or by hand. Learn the different buffs, abrasives, brushes, tricks and techniques to achieve your perfect finish.

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W-JW103 - Bangles! Bangles! Bangles!

Instructor: Thayer, Gail

Day of Week: Wed 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Skill Levels: Level 1,Level 2

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $45.00

Non-Member: $55.00

First time in the jewelry studio? No problem. Learn to solder sterling silver wire, form it into a circle and shape it using a steel bangle die and the hydraulic press. Beginners can expect to complete 2-3 bangles during this workshop. A materials fee of $8 will be paid to the instructor to cover the cost of sterling silver wire.

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