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Jewelry Classes in the Colorado Mountains


#1

Hi, I’m Jerry Scavezze, a goldsmith known nationally for anticlastic
raising. I have been doing the process for 17 years and have studied
with both Heikki Seppa and Michael Good. My website is
www.scavezzegoldsmith.com if you would like to look at my work.

I would like to present my new jewelry and metals school: The
Colorado School of Jewelry and Metal Arts. Classes will be held in my
studio, Jerry Scavezze-Goldsmith, in Salida, CO. Salida is located 3
hours southwest of Denver, at 7,000 feet high in the Colorado
Mountains. A great place for a weekend getaway or short vacation. The
first two classes are not for beginners. Students should have the
basics of silversmithing down. Sorry for the short notice, yes its
only 3 weeks away.

Classes are;

Jerry Scavezze, Anticlastic Raising, April 29-30. Class size is
limited to 10 students. Bring earplugs, and your favorite crosspeen
hammers. There will be some slides, some talk on process and
technique, but mostly banging on metal with hammers. Its going to be
fun. Email for details and things to bring. Cost is $200.00 Materials
fee $50.00 Prerequisite: Basic Metalsmithing.

Harold O’Connor, Gold Granulation, May 6-7. Harold O’connor has
written numerous books on jewelry, tools, tricks, etc. You probably
have one of his books. He does fabulous work. Harold has been
teaching world wide at least 20 years. We feel lucky to call him a
friend and have him teach for us. Class size is limited to 10
students. Participants will learn to alloy the metals for
granulation, make granules, prepare solution to apply granules,
firing, finishing, etc. You can work with either gold or silver. A
very full 2 days. Email for details and materials list. Cost is
$250.00 Prerequisite: At least two years of metalsmithing.

Michael Boyd, June 9, 10, 11, A three day workshop by an award
winning jeweler. Michael is a leader in lapidary innovations for
jewelry. This will be a introductory class. Email us for details of
course description and materials needed. Cost is $300.00

Future workshop to whet your appetite. Jacob Snow from Maine. Jacob
is one of the best stone setters and gold carvers I know. He will be
teaching layout, piercing and gold carving sometime in the fall.

Google any of these talented artists to see samples of their work.

(719) 539-2971 11-5 Mountain Time
info@scavezzegoldsmith.com

Thanks, Jerry Scavezze


#2

I cannot say enough good things about these three goldsmiths. Living
in Colorado, I have had the pleasure of attending workshops by these
jewelers. They are master craftsmen as well as true artists and
great teachers. If any of you out there in Orchid land are
interested, you would be wise to sign up fast. I bet these classes
will fill fast!

usual disclaimer, no affiliation, just a satisfied workshop junkie

Marlin, enjoying the warm spring weather in Denver, CO


#3

I would like to praise the fact that Jerry Scavezze is offering
classes at his studio. If you art the kind of person who would like
to learn from seasoned professional jewelers, this looks like the
place. Just check out the work of those who will be teaching there.
Not only will it be a chance to learn techniques from masters but it
looks like a working vacation that you can write off on your taxes
next year.

wayne werner


#4

Hi again, Just a quick reminder about our Anticlastic Raising class
next weekend in Salida, CO. We still have a couple of spots left for
anyone interested in learning this wonderful and difficult technique.
Info follows. Thanks, Jerry

Hi, I’m Jerry Scavezze, a goldsmith known nationally for anticlastic
raising. I have been doing the process for 17 years and have studied
with both Heikki Seppa and Michael Good. My website is
www.scavezzegoldsmith.com if you would like to look at my work.

I would like to present my new jewelry and metals school: The
Colorado School of Jewelry and Metal Arts. Classes will be held in
my studio, Jerry Scavezze-Goldsmith, in Salida, CO. Salida is located
3 hours southwest of Denver, at 7,000 feet high in the Colorado
Mountains. A great place for a weekend getaway or short vacation.

Jerry Scavezze, Anticlastic Raising, April 29-30. Class size is
limited to 10 students. Bring earplugs, and your favorite crosspeen
hammers and hand tools. There will be some slides, some talk on
process and technique, but mostly banging on metal with hammers. Its
going to be fun. Email for details and things to bring. Cost is
$200.00