In this class, James Carter will teach advanced Cloissoné and introduce Champleve, demonstrating how the technique can be combined with Cloisonne enameling skills.
In this Jewelry 3 class, students will create a 2 stone bracelet in silver. Bezel settings, connections, and finishing will be the core of this class.
In this Metalsmithing class we will make a candlestick using bronze, copper, and silver. Techniques learned are forging, raising, sinking, & fabrication.
Jewelry 1 is for beginners to jewelry making. Learn basic jewelry making skills. This course is largely focused on soldering and torch skills.
In this Jewelry 2 class, the cold connections learned in jewelry I will be expanded upon to create a pair of reticulated earrings with lots of movement.
In this Jewelry 3 class, students will build on the skills learned in Jewelry 1 and 2 to create a stunning Forged Bracelet
In this one-day class, you will learn to construct a 3 Knuckled Hinge. This skill can be used to create any size hinge you wish. A handcrafted hinge brings a level of craftsmanship to a project that is noticed.
Enameling Fold Form is a metalworking technique accomplished by folding & forging metal on the anvil. This can be applied in multiple ways in jewelry fabrication.
1 Day Jewelry Making Class - The hook bracelet made in this class is durable, strong, and will not bend under pressure. We will explore many variations of designs that can be incorporated as the centerpiece of the bracelet.
Your instructor, Dallas Pridgen, has been casting gold, silver, and bronze for over 30 years. He is a master of the medium. The first part of the class will be held at James Carter studio.