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Short classes offered now to August?

Could we start a list of short classes offered now to August?

I always follow these links hoping that it will be 2-3 days and I
would love to leave Ottawa’s -28C to California or anywhere warm for
a class…but they always are 6-8 week classes.



Whaley Studios in San Diego, California, 70 degrees F today, plans a
two day Wax Carving Workshop March 13 & 14, with Jay Whaley.

We are regularly holding Workshops, and would welcome you. Please
check both of our web sites, and for ongoing

For anyone else seeking respite from the cold, we are open to
suggestions for additional workshops, just ask and ye may receive.
In the works are, Tool Making Soldering for Beaders and Metal Clay
Artists, Cold Connections, Photography for Jewelers, Stone Setting

Jay’s Studio Assistant

Could we start a list of short classes offered now to August? 

TIJT is hosting a Jewelry Rendering and Counter Sketching workshop
August 17-20. The course will be taught by Remy Rotenier of Remy
Design Inc. Remy has worked as an in-house designer at Tiffany’s in
New York and was Design Director for Kabana for twelve years. If you
would like more contact TIJT at TIJT also offers two and three day workshops for stone setting,
casting, fabrication and repair. For on these go to

Shannon Calloway

Upcoming workshops at Spruill Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA

Secret Compartment Ring Workshop (course #092JEWR200)

Saturday, March 28, 2009, 10:30am - 6:00pm

The desire to encircle the fingers with symbols of loyalty, wealth,
and power is an ancient tradition dating back thousands of years.
Rings are the most personal and most coveted of adornments. In this
one-day intensive, make a ring with a secret hidden compartment.
Sometimes called “poison rings,” such adornments were made famous by
tales of the intrigues of Lucrezia Borgia, but this one can hold
whatever you like. Victoria’s internationally acclaimed DVD, Rings,
has sold all over the world. This is a special opportunity to make
one of the projects with her in person. Participants must have
beginning jewelry skills and know how to solder with a torch.

All Chained Up (course # 092JEWC035)

Through demonstrations and individual coaching, participants will
learn original fused chain patterns for bracelets and necklaces for
both men and women. Victoria is the author of Metal Techniques of
Bronze Age Masters: All Chained Up. Learn her approach for making fun
and unique chains with no clean up that will enhance your designs
whether contemporary or ancient. Participants must know how to solder
with a torch

Sunday, March 29, 2009, 10:30am - 4:30pm

For registration, please visit. Special rate accommodations through
Dunwoody DoubleTree hotel for out of town participants. For examples
of the projects and techniques, please visit .

Victoria Lansford

I teach a 1 week workshop in enamels in my hometown, Casper,
Wyoming. The class is June 1 through June 5 from 9 am to 3:50 pm.
There are no prerequisites for the course and if you want to take it
for college credit you can opt for that (1 credit hour). You learn
the basics of enameling on copper, the materials are provided for a
small class fee and you bring only tweezers and 2 paint brushes. For
out-of-towners, the usual variety of motels is available. Jackson,
the Tetons, Thermopolis hot springs, Yellowstone Park, rockhounding
and fishing are all within a few hours drive.

Donna from WY, now living in VA

Hi Simone,

At Workshops at Wolf Designs, in Portland, Maine we are offering Wax
Carving Workshops with Kate Wolf, Creative Marketing with Marlene
Richey, Stone Setting Workshop with Blaine Lewis, and Counter
Sketching and Rendering with Remy Rotenier. We also have some Open
Studio Days on the calendar. The classroom is really well equipped-
with a flex shaft, wax pens, and hand tools at each bench. For more
go to

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Have a great day!
Kate Wolf in Portland, Maine hosting wicked good workshops by the bay.

One day Rolling Mill Class offered by the Foundation for Lapidary
Arts and Goldsmithing (FLAG)

Northeastern Pennsylvania- Falls, PA

This hands-on class will take you from alloying your own precious
metals all the way through to a finished Jewelry project.

You will learn: Weigh and mix your precious metals and alloys Melt
your metals using an acetylene/air torch Proper pouring of alloyed
metals into ingot mold Pour sheet and wire ingots Use of the Durston
150mm Combination Rolling Mill Roll out your ingots to form sheet and
wire for your project Basic soldering techniques Basic fabrication
techniques Finishing and polishing techniques

Please contact Char for available class dates. This class is $150.
for the day. You supply your own precious metals and alloy (I can
help you with this if necessary).

Char Overturf
PO Box 22
Falls, PA 18615
char at ejewelryoriginals dot com