Jewelry Classes

Jewelry: The Elements Of Design, Donna Carrion

Donna Carrion I-A
Saturday & Sunday 10:00-4:00

We will discuss what makes a jewelry design successful. Elements such as balance, color, proportion and craftsmanship are a few of the topics that will be covered. You will use this design language to begin to create a pendant. Please print your supply list. Closed toe shoes are required for safety. A $15 supply fee payable to the instructor the day of class.

S1: Oct 20 & 21

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Jewelry: Volume & Texture, Donna Carrion

Donna Carrion I-A
Saturday & Sunday 10:00-4:00

Sandbags can be used to create amazing amounts of volume in your jewelry. I will teach you how to improve your ability to form metal in one short weekend. You will learn to use the right tools combined with the correct technique. By the end of class you will have completed a pendant, ready to wear home. Be sure to print your supply list. Closed toe shoes are required for safety.

S1: Mar 23 & 24

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Advanced Jewelry: Designed For Success, Donna Carrion

Donna Carrion    A
Thursdays 12:00-4:00 or 6:00-9:00

Sharpen your jewelry design skills as you create a new body of work. You will be encouraged to develop your craftsmanship and finishing abilities. New and challenging designs and techniques will be presented. Bring a sketchbook, notebook, your tools, metals and your imagination. Metal can be purchased in class. Evening students please bring a check in order to purchase supplies. Closed toe shoes are required.

S1: 6 wk: Sep 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11
S2: 5 wk: Oct 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15
S3: 4 wk: Nov 29, Dec 6, 13, 20
S4: 6 wk: Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7
S5: 6 wk: Feb 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21
S6: 5 wk: Mar 28, Apr 4, 11, 18, 25

Day (4 wk/4 hr):
$130 ACM Members
$155 Future Members

Day (5 wk/4 hr):
$160 ACM Members
$185 Future Members

Day (6 wk/4 hr):
$160 ACM Members
$185 Future Members

Night (4 wk/3 hr):
$97 ACM Members
$122 Future Members

Night (5 wk/3 hr):
$120 ACM Members
$145 Future Members

Night (6 wk/3 hr):
$145 ACM Members
$170 Future Members

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Working In Argentium, Donna Carrion

Donna Carrion I-A
Saturday & Sunday 10:00-4:00

A relatively new metal, Argentium, is desired for its anti-tarnish properties. In this class you will learn the techniques needed to successfully solder and fuse this metal. Both sheet metal and wire will be utilized to create a beautiful pendant. Please print your supply list. Closed toe shoes are required for safety.
S1: Sep 15 & 16

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Intermediate Jewelry: Creating With Confidence, Donna Carrion

Donna Carrion   I
Wednesdays 12:00-4:00 OR 6:00-9:00

Build on the skills you’ve acquired. You’ll learn new ways to shape sheet metal and wire and more advanced stone setting techniques. You’ll learn to design pieces that are uniquely you. Evening class, be sure to bring a check to
purchase supplies. Closed toe shoes required.

S1: 6 wk: Sep 5, 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10
S2: 4 wk: Oct 17, 24, (no Oct 31), Nov 7, 14
S3: 5 wk: Nov 21, 28, Dec 5, 12, 19
S4: 6 wk: Jan2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6
S5: 6 wk: Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20
S6: 5 wk: Mar 27, Apr 3, 10, 17, 24

Day (4 wk/4 hr):
$130 ACM Members
$155 Future Members

Day (5 wk/4 hr):
$160 ACM Members
$185 Future Members

Day (6 wk/4 hr):
$192 ACM Members
$217 Future Members

Night (4 wk/3 hr):
$97 ACM Members
$122 Future Members

Night (5 wk/3 hr):
$120 ACM Members
$145 Future Members

Night (6 wk/3 hr):
$145 ACM Members
$170 Future Memb

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Foundation For Jewelers, Donna Carrion

Donna Carrion   B
Tuesdays 1:00-4:00 or 6:00-9:00

Get to know the basics of jewelry fabrication and design. You’ll learn basic skills such as solder with a torch, sawing, forming metal and polishing. New projects will be made during each session. Materials can be purchased during class and supply fees are paid weekly. If you attend the evening class please bring a check. Please print your supply list as the items are needed in the first class. Closed toe shoes are required for safety.

S1: 6 wk: Sep 4, 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9
S2: 5 wk: Oct 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13
S3: 5 wk: Nov 20, 27, Dec 4, 11, 18
S4: 5 wk: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5
S5: 6 wk: Feb 12, 19, 26, Mar 5, 12, 19
S6: 5 wk: Mar 26, Apr 2, 9, 16, 23,

5 wk: $120 ACM Members
$145 Future Members

6 wk: $145 ACM Members
$172 Future Members

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Intro To Copper Enameling, Liana Martin

Liana Martin B-I
Saturdays 10:00-3:00

Enameling is the art of fusing powdered glass to metal at high temperatures, using a kiln. In this course you will learn to: prepare copper for enameling, make several sample pieces using a range of techniques, explore the use of opaque and transparent enamels, and use decorative inclusions – frit, glass threads, millefiori, and copper wire. Supply fee $40 payable to the instructor the day of class.

S1: Oct 27
S2: Jan 12

$79 ACM Members
$129 Future Members

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Hammer Setting Stones

Wendy Thurlow I-A
Saturday & Sunday 10:00-4:00

Students will be hammering and using punches to set stones in this class. Using sterling silver you will learn how to create a more durable and professional setting. We will start the class by making the necessary tools needed to set stones in sterling silver. You will also learn the many ways of securing the work prior to setting.

S1: Apr 14 & 15

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Stone On Stone

Wendy Thurlow I-A
Saturday & Sunday 10:00-4:00

Embellish your gemstones! Learn the necessary techniques to bezel set a gemstone on top of another stone. Combine color and stones together for a unique look. Learn to drill holes in stones, custom fit bezels and set them successfully. Mounting smaller gemstones on top of larger stones will give you the ability to add dimension to your work. We will explore they many ways of layering gemstones. Bezel setting skills needed.

S1: Jul 28 & 29

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Adjustable Rings

Wendy Thurlow I-A
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 4:00

Learn to create comfortable and sizable rings for all. Students will be learning different forming techniques such as, forging, wrapping, overlapping. We will be using sheet metal and wire to fabricate a various rage of adjustable rings.

S1: May 5 & 6

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Artful Earrings

Wendy Thurlow I-A
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 4:00

Learn the art of earring making. Mixed metals, textures and complex forms will be covered in this class. Learn the skills to create stunning earrings from the simple hooks, lightweight dangles to post and stud. Students will learn how to create
and integrate the ear wire into part of the design.

S1: Jun 9 & 10

$160 ACM members
$210 Future members

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Advanced Jewelry Intensive

Wendy Thurlow I-A
Mondays 6:00-9:00

Students must be independent, advanced and equipped with skills to solder alone. New soldering techniques will be covered as needed. Each session will cover a different jewelry making technique. No projects will be given. Students will have time to develop creativity while practicing or learning a new skill. Class will be focused on finishing what you start or re-visiting unfinished projects. Time will also spent on craftsmanship, cleaning and polishing of your jewelry. Knowledge of ACM studio required: proper tools usage and studio safety is a must. Advanced students only.

S1: 5 wk: Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
S2: 4 wk: May 7, 14, 21, (no May 28), Jun 4
S3: 5 wk: Jun 11, 18, 25, Jul 2, 9
S4: 4 wk: Jul 16, 23, 30, Aug 6

4 wk: $97 ACM Members
$122 Future Members

4 wk: $97 ACM Members
$122 Future Members

5 wk: $120 ACM Members
$145 Future Members

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