Donna Carrion

New Ideas: Bangles, Donna Carrion

Donna Carrion    B-A
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 4:00

This class is geared towards students who can complete basic metal working skills.During this workshop we will explore new ways of working with wire to create a new and exciting series of bangles. Please note that this class runs from 10am to 4pm, with a 1/2 hr lunch break. As always closed toe shoes are required for safety

S1: Sep 21 & 22

$160 ACM members
$210 non-members

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Jewelry Independent Study, Donna Carrion

Donna Carrion I-A
Fridays 10:00-4:00

This class is geared towards students who can complete basic metal working skills. This a great time to create your own designs while receiving expert advice. Topics and techniques will be discussed as needed. Form, function, creativity and craftsmanship are the focus of this student driven class. This is a great time to explore your creative path. Please note that this class runs from 10:00 am to 4pm, with a 1/2 hr lunch break. Closed toe shoes are required for safety.

S1: Sep 13 & 27
S2: Oct 11 & 25
S3: Nov 15 & 22
S4: Dec 13 & 20
S5: Jan 10
S6: Feb 21
S7: Mar 20
S8: Apr 10 & 17

1-day class
$80 ACM Members
$105 Future Members

2-day class
$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

 

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Faceted Stone Setting, Donna Carrion

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

This class is geared towards students who can complete basic metal working skills. The focus of this workshop is learning how to select both pre-notched and standard stone settings for faceted stones. I will demonstrate how to set your stones for a professional result. Please note that we will be making a pendant. For safety reasons open toe shoes are not permitted. This class includes a 1/2 hr lunch break. Please note: $50 kit will be available for each student payable to the instructor which will include all of the settings, stones and metal for this workshop. Please bring your hand tools, flexible shaft supplies and magnifiers.

S1: Mar 14 & 15

$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 polishing abilities. Challenging designs and techniques will be presented. Bring a sketchbook, notebook, your tools, metals and your imagination. Metal can be purchased in class. Be sure to bring a check in the evening to purchase supplies. Closed toe shoes are required.

S1: 6 wk: Sep 5, 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10
S2: 6 wk: Oct 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21
S3: 4 wk: Dec 5, 12, 19, 26
S4: 6 wk: Jan 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6
S5: 6 wk: Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 5, 12, 19
S6: 6 wk: Mar 26, Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

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

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

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

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

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Neck Wire Fabrication, Donna Carrion

Donna Carrion B-A
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 4:00

An exciting way of showcasing a pendant is on a custom forged neck wire. You will learn to transform a simple length of wire into an elegant necklace that can be worn independently or with a pendant. Finishing techniques and polish will be discussed. Please print your supply list. For safety, only closed toe shoes are permitted. Please note that this class includes a 1/2 hr lunch break.

S1: Apr 4 & 5

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Interlocking Rings, Donna Carrion

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

This class is geared towards students who can complete basic metal working skills. In this unique class, you will learn to create two rings that can fit together. Starting with your design, we will uncover the secrets of making rings that can be worn either separately or together. We will also discuss finishing and polishing. Please print your supply list. For safety, only closed toe shoes are permitted. Please note that this class includes a 1/2 hr lunch break.

S1: Dec 14 & 15

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Forging Techniques For Jewelry, Donna Carrion

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

This class is geared towards students who can complete basic metal working skills. You will learn to forge both wire and sheet metal into dynamic forms. We will discuss how to decide which areas to accentuate. You will learn how to select a hammer, stake and what part of the anvil to use to reach your design goals. We will also cover how to finish and polish for the best results. Closed toe shoes required. Please note that this class includes a 1/2 hr lunch break.

S1: Oct 19 & 20

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Hollow Bangle Making, Donna Carrion

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

During this class you will learn to create a hollow bangle from a flat sheet of metal. Forging techniques will be demonstrated as we create a one-of-a-kind bangle. As always, we will discuss finishing and polishing to make your creation shine. Please print your supply list. For safety, only closed toe shoes are permitted. Please note that this class includes a 1/2 hr lunch break.

S1: Jan 11 & 12

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Perfectly Pierced Jewelry, Donna Carrion

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

This class is geared towards students with basic metal working skills. Learn to cut out interior shapes to create graphic elements in silver sheet metal. We will talk about what to look for when designing a piece of jewelry with pierced sections. I will cover how to easily clean up the interior shapes for a clean crisp look. Beveled
shapes will also be discussed and demonstrated. We will be creating a pendant during this workshop. Bring in a drawing or a copyright free image to work with. I will have some available if needed. Please note that this class runs from 10am to 4pm, with a 1/2 hr lunch break. As always, closed toe shoes are required for safety.

S1: Nov 16 & 17

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Intermediate Jewelry: Creating With Confidence, Donna Carrion

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

Build on the skills acquired in Beginners Foundation. You will learn new ways to shape both sheet metal and wire. More advanced stone setting techniques will be taught while you improve on your current skills. You will learn to design pieces that are uniquely you. If you attend the evening class, be sure to bring a check in order to purchase supplies. Closed toe shoes are required.

S1: 5 wk: Sep 4, 11, 18, 25, Oct 2
S2: 6 wk: Oct 9, 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 4, 11, 18
S6: 6 wk: Mar 25, Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

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

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

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

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

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Beginners Foundation For Jewelers, Donna Carrion

Donna Carrion   B

Tuesdays 12:00-4:00 or 6:00-9:00
Get to know the basics of jewelry fabrication and design. You will learn basic skills such as soldering 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 to purchase your Sterling Silver. Please print your supply list as the items are needed during the first class. Closed toe shoes are required.

S1: 5 wk: Sep 3, 10, 17, 24, Oct 1
S2: 6 wk: Oct 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12
S3: 5 wk: Nov 19, 26, Dec 3, 10, 17
S4: 5 wk: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4
S5: 6 wk: Feb 11, 18, 25, Mar 3, 10, 17
S6: 6 wk: Mar 24, 31, Apr 7, 14, 21, 28

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

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

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

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

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Hoop Earrings, Donna Carrion

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

We will be making both concave and convex hoop earrings out of light weight sterling silver sheet metal. I will show you how to use stakes to create these dynamic forms. For safety reasons open toe shoes are not permitted. This class includes a 1/2 hr lunch break & is geared towards students who can complete basic metal skills.

S1: Feb 15 & 16

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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