Stacy Perry

Fundamentals of Jewelry Fabrication I (Afternoon) JW104

Instructor: Perry, Stacy

Day of Week: Tues 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: Beginner

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $185.00

Non-Member: $215.00

Lab Fee:   $15.00

Refresh the fundamentals or learn from scratch! In this introductory metalsmithing class, you'll learn the fundamental skills of metal jewelry fabrication. Learn good studio habits while learning how to solder with a gas torch, sawing, filing, using the flex-shaft, riveting techniques, finish work and other common bench and studio necessities. All students will be following the same curriculum.

You'll complete unique jewelry projects in copper, brass and sterling silver while learning the proper techniques necessary to build a solid foundation in the metal jewelry arts. This is a limited entry class, so sign up early to ensure your spot. Ages 17 and up.

A $120 fee will be paid to the instructor for the metals and supplies used in class.

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Fundamentals of Jewelry Fabrication II (Afternoon) JW105

Instructor: Perry, Stacy

Day of Week: Tues 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $185.00

Non-Member: $215.00

Lab Fee:   $15.00

This class builds on the skills learned in Fundamentals of Jewelry Fabrication I. In addition, you will learn how to create a bezel and basic stone setting along with lots of demonstrations and hands-on work. You'll create beautiful pieces of jewelry while expanding and building your metalsmithing skills. All students will be following the same curriculum. Ages 17 and up.
A fee of $120 will be paid to the instructor to cover the cost of metals used in class.

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Metal-Smithing - An Independent Jewelry Study for Advanced Students JW221

Instructor: Perry, Stacy

Day of Week: Mon 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Levels: Advanced,Professional

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $185.00

Non-Member: $215.00

Lab Fee:   $15.00

This is a guided independent studies class for the intermediate to advanced metalsmith student. Bring in your jewelry projects or start something new! We'll troubleshoot both design and technique challenges and critique designs both one-on-one and as a group. This class is loaded with great bench tips and technical demonstrations to guide students through projects with success.

Bring your own materials or you may purchase materials from the instructor. A $15 materials fee, payable to the instructor, helps to defray the cost of miscellaneous supplies. Ages 17 and up.

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Intermediate Metalsmithing (Evening) JW222

Instructor: Perry, Stacy

Day of Week: Tues 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $185.00

Non-Member: $215.00

Lab Fee:   $15.00

In this Intermediate Metalsmithing class, students will be introduced to technique-based projects designed to increase confidence with the torch and expand and hone their jewelry fabrication skill set, with a focus on torch control and more advanced stone setting techniques like unusual bezel and tube settings.
Basic metal fabrication skills are a must! This class builds on the skills learned in the introductory Fundamentals of Jewelry Fabrication I and II classes or equivalent and is appropriate for advanced beginner to intermediate metalsmiths. This is a limited entry class, so sign up early to ensure your spot. Ages 17 and up.
A $15 materials fee is paid directly to the instructor. Additional materials may be purchased from the instructor or you may bring your own.

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Intermediate Metalsmithing JW223

Instructor: Perry, Stacy

Day of Week: Mon 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $185.00

Non-Member: $215.00

Lab Fee:   $15.00

In this Intermediate Metalsmithing class, students will be introduced to technique-based projects designed to increase confidence with the torch and expand and hone their jewelry fabrication skill set, with a focus on torch control and more advanced stone setting techniques like unusual bezel and tube settings.
Basic metal fabrication skills are a must! This class builds on the skills learned in the introductory Fundamentals of Jewelry Fabrication I and II classes or equivalent and is appropriate for advanced beginner to intermediate metalsmiths. This is a limited entry class, so sign up early to ensure your spot.
A $15 materials fee is paid directly to the instructor.Additional materials may be purchased from the instructor or you may bring your own.

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Intermediate Metalsmithing (Evening) JW224

Instructor: Perry, Stacy

Day of Week: Mon 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $185.00

Non-Member: $215.00

Lab Fee:   $15.00

In this Intermediate Metalsmithing class, students will be introduced to technique-based projects designed to increase confidence with the torch and expand and hone their jewelry fabrication skill set, with a focus on torch control and more advanced stone setting techniques like unusual bezel and tube settings. This class is for students new to the Intermediate level.
Basic metal fabrication skills are a must! This class builds on the skills learned in the introductory Fundamentals of Jewelry Fabrication I and II classes or equivalent and is appropriate for Advanced Beginner to Beginning Intermediate metalsmiths. This is a limited entry class, so sign up early to ensure your spot. Ages 17 and up.
A $15 materials fee is paid directly to the instructor. Additional materials may be purchased from the instructor or you may bring your own.

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Soldered Wire Cuff Workshop W-JW140

Instructor: Perry, Stacy

Day of Week: Sat & Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $180.00

Non-Member: $210.00

Lab Fee:   $10.00

The best way you will learn to be proficient at soldering is to practice! This beautiful cuff-style bracelet presents lots of opportunities to hone those torch skills. Simple in design, it challenges your soldering and finishing techniques and takes them to the next level. Learn more about flame and heat control and gain a better understanding of soldering and how to use it to your best advantage. Add a choice of embellishments appropriate to your skill level. Come spend a day creating a piece of art to wear while gaining more confidence at the torch.
Students are responsible for providing their own silver or gold for the project. Average cost of materials to complete the cuff is $40 in silver.
Students must be comfortable with a torch. Basic soldering and fabrication skills a must!

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Adult Jewelry Summer Camp 2024 W-JW144

Instructor: Perry, Stacy

Day of Week: Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $345.00

Non-Member: $375.00

This 5-day workshop is for the advanced beginner and focuses on the fundamentals of jewelry design and execution. Studio habits, safety and design elements will be covered in detail. Perhaps you want to hone your basic skills in metal jewelry fabrication but a busy schedule keeps you from committing to a 6-week course. Or, you simply prefer a short, intensive metal jewelry workshop. If either of these describes you, then this five day class is the place to be! We'll focus on some of the most important basic metalworking skills such as sawing, soldering, filing, texturing, hammering, setting cabochons in bezels and finish work. As you learn the proper techniques to help you build a strong foundation in the metal jewelry arts, you'll make fun and unique jewelry such as a spinner-style ring, earrings featuring bezel-set cabochons and a multi-linked bracelet. You'll also take home a full-color information-packed booklet complete with tutorials for the week's projects. You'll be working in copper, fine and Sterling silvers. A $130 Material Fee includes all materials and is paid directly to the instructor.

A complete tool list will be sent a week prior to camp in case you wish to use your own. However, all tools used during the week will be available for you to borrow during the camp, so there's nothing to buy except an apron and a Sharpie marker with your name on it!

Ages 17 and up.

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