Advanced Jewelry


Pursue two different projects taught on alternating weeks. One project will emphasize traditional stone-setting techniques and the other will focus on a particular metalsmithing process. Guidance for individual projects will be available. Excursions into lapidary and casting are possible based on class interest. Basic fabrication skills required.


Instructor: Ed Lay
Class Number: W17MJ4 Category:

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Our well-equipped metals studio features:

  • Abundant natural light from expansive west-facing windows
  • Standard tools of the trade
  • Assortment of anvils, stakes and hammers for hollowware and shell forming
  • Complete suite of lapidary equipment
  • Hydraulic press
  • Sandblaster
  • Electroforming setup
  • Equipment for Enameling, flame working glass & glass beadmaking
  • Kilns of various sizes (up 14″ inside) for enameling, glass fusing, casting
  • Centrifugal and Vacuum Casting Equipment
  • Mold Making
  • Torches for Welding and Casting (Acetylene/Oxygen, Annealing, Acetylene Atmosphere and Oxygen/Natural Gas)
  • Rolling Mills