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Introduction to Metalsmithing I

at NYC Jewelry Lab by Carolina Iwanow - Bushwick

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Bushwick, Brooklyn
929 broadway 2 nd floor
Btwn jefferson st and melrose st
Brooklyn, New York 11206
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 4
Teacher: Carolina Iwanow

What you'll learn in this metalsmithing class:

In this 5-session class, students will learn what a silversmith is all about. They will also learn how to design and create handmade jewelry. 

Throughout the course, students will learn how to use basic studio tools and many fabrication techniques. They will manipulate and work on gold, sterling silver, copper, plain silver, nickel and brass. 

Fabrication techniques like sawing, forming, joining, soldering, filing shapes, ring sizing, sanding, polishing and basic stone setting will be practiced throughout the classes. 

Students will also be taught basic design drawings and how to develop concepts for creating jewelry pieces. They will become familiar on working in a jewelry studio using all the available tools and equipment in the studio. 

Students will be required to create their own jewelry designs. They will be encouraged to experiment, play and explore with all the available materials.

Hand-outs that include a list of suppliers (tools & materials), jewelry art galleries & worldwide jewelry artist exhibits will be provided to give them full knowledge and awareness on the thriving jewelry industry.

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Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one?
A: 
Yes.If you need to miss a class, make-up classes may be able to be worked out depending on available future schedules of classes. We recommend checking to see what other schedules are currently available.

Q: Is a certificate of completion available to me after completing their class?
A: Yes

Q: Is a professional certificate available to me after completing their class?
A: No

Q: Can I take home what I make in this class?
A: Yes

Q: Is this class hands on?
A: Yes

Q: Are materials included in the price of the class?
A: 
No. Only tools will be provided for the entire duration of the class. Materials will also be provided ONLY for the first day of class and you must purchase materials for the subsequent sessions. A list of suppliers will be provided during the first class meeting.

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No refunds are allowed. We can reschedule your class, but you need to notify us 2 business days prior to the class. No exceptions.

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NYC Jewelry Lab by Carolina Iwanow offers jewelry classes and workshops that enable the students to explore and develop their inherent creativity as well as technical aspects of the craft. Metalsmithing is a very ancient craft that exist since the cave era, metal transformed human life. Beauty and body...

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