Wendy Thurlow

Setting Small Stones

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

Demystify working with small stones now! Add a pop of color to your jewelry by adding small gemstones. Learn to incorporate multiple sizes with ease. Tube setting, flush and baby bezels will be explored all weekend. Please review online supply list.

Session 1: May 20 & 21

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Unique Settings

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

Explore the many possible ways to showcase unique gemstones. This class will focus on stones with curves, raw edges, corners, squares and odd shapes. Several different prong making techniques will be shown as well as advanced and creative bezel making. Please review online supply list.

Session 1: Jun 10 & 11

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Fusing Argentium Silver

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

Discover the advantages of working with Argentium. This class will be an introduction to fusing. We will explore pattern making, chain making and granulation techniques. Easy to learn – no soldering! Please review online supply list.

Session 1: Jul 15 & 16

$160 AcCM Members
$210 Future Members

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Setting Larger Faceted Stones

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

Large stone to sit on top of a ring or a chunky pendant? In this class you will learn both. Create and play with large colorful gemstones for the weekend. Students will gain knowledge, make wire prongs and chunky pedestal prongs. Please review online supply list.

Session 1: Jun 24 & 25

$160 ACM members
$210 non-members

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Salt Water Etching

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

Explore the benefits salt water etching has to offer by using copper, brass and nickel. This non-toxic etching technique is safe and simple. In this workshop you will create texture plates to be used in the rolling mill as well as finished pieces of jewelry. We will explore different patterns, textures and resists. You will also learn how to set up your own portable etching bath to be used at home. Supply fee of $15-$20 to be paid to instructor.

Session 1: Apr 29 & 30

$160 ACM members
$210 non-members

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Advanced Intensive Jewelry

Wendy Thurlow A
Mondays, 6:00-9:00pm

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.

Session 1: Feb 27, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Session 2: Apr 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8
Session 3: May 15, 22 (no may 29), Jun 5, 12, 19
Session 4: Jul 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

$120 ACM Members
$145 Future Members

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