Current Class Schedule

You can download a printable PDF of our current brochure and class schedule here.

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or follow the links below to purchase that class. Please call us at 310-581-4844 if you have any trouble signing up.

Metalsmithing

all classes are Saturday and Sunday,
11:00 am to 6:00 pm
April 6 and 7 Metals D:
chain, charms, clasp
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June 1 and 2 Metals A:
piercing, sweat soldering
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August 10 and 11 Metals B:
Stack rings, mirror image earrings
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Oct 5 and 6
Metals C:
cab bezel ring, cab pendant
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Precision Wax Models

all classes are Saturday and Sunday,
11:00 am to 6:00 pm
March 9 and 10 or
Sept 7 and 8
Wax C:
D-blank for ring designs
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May 18 and 19 or
Nov 2 and 3
Wax A:
stack rings, freeform carving
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July 20 and 21 Wax B:
pendant and mirror image
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Sunday Soft Wax Sculpting

all classes are one Sunday,
11:00 am to 6:00 pm
March 24, June 9,
Sept 22, or Dec 1
Soft Wax C:
stone cap, wire ring
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April 28, July 28, or Oct 20 Soft Wax A:
pendant, bezel faceted ring
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May 26,
August 25, or Nov 17
Soft Wax B:
pendant, bezel cab ring
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Stone Setting

all classes are one Thursday evening,
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
March 14 or Aug 15 Flush Setting Reserve Now
March 28 or Oct 24 Pre-made Bezels Reserve Now
April 11 or Nov 21 Prong Setting Reserve Now
April 25 or Dec 12 Bezel Setting Reserve Now
Aug 1 Bead Setting Reserve Now
Sept 26 Wax Prong Head Reserve Now

Special Offerings

all classes are one Thursday evening,
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Cuffs and
Textures
May 2
The basic cuff bracelet is great a starting point for unlimited creative possibilities. Learn basic forming and a variety of metal texturing techniques. Reserve Now

Torch Enamel
May 23
Adding colorful glass enamel to your designs can be beautiful, but tedious. Peter’s solution? Hit it with a torch and see what happens. Fast and fun! Reserve Now

Torch Firing PMC
June 6
PMC is a magical compound of organic binders infused with particles of pure silver, that fuses into solid metal when torch fired. Great way to make your own holiday gifts! Reserve Now

Casting Gemstones
in Place
June 27
Casting in place allows you to set certain gemstones into your wax model BEFORE casting into metal, adding brilliance and color to your designs with relative ease. Reserve Now

Quick Design
July 18

Get your ideas down on paper with these quick sketching techniques for illustrating stones and metal. Reserve Now

Charms
Sept 12
This evening workshop uses soft wax techniques to create a variety of small charms, perfect for a bracelet. Choose 2 of your designs to cast in sterling. Reserve Now

Creative Wire
Work
Oct 10
This workshop offers fast, simple steps to professional wire wrapping, earring designs, and making your own earwires. Reserve Now

Intro to Engraving
Nov 7
Learn the basics of controlling different style gravers to cut lines, letters, and textures into flat metal. Reserve Now

Practical
Gemology
TBA
Join guest instructor Petra Blum as she walks you through the basic factors that determine not only the value of gemstones but their suitability for your designs.