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
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.
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
Thanks, Jerry Scavezze