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Metals I

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

In this beginning level jewelry making class, learn the basic techniques of metalsmithing. During the eight week course you will create a minimum of four professionally finished projects (for example, rings, earrings, pendants or bracelets) in sterling silver while learning layout, sawing, forging, texturing, filing, polishing, soldering, and basic...

Saturday May 30th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$585

8 sessions

Prong Setting

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Come learn how to prong set faceted stones with Daniel Valencia, he has taught hundreds of metalsmiths this technique. In this two-day workshop you will learn how to prong set faceted stones correctly and with confidence. Students will be setting faceted stones of varying sizes in sterling silver. Setting fabrication will be demonstrated. Proper tools,...

Saturday May 23rd, 9am - 4:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$395

2 sessions

Soldering Intensive

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

In this workshop you will learn how to solder sterling silver correctly and with confidence. Students will be soldering sterling silver utilizing tension, sweat, and pick methods. Using Oxygen/Propane little torches students will learn the proper way to protect their metal from oxidation. Students will spend the day practicing the various techniques...

Sunday May 31st, 9am - 4pm

Metals II

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Explore further the techniques introduced in Metal I. Forging, fusing, hollow forms, and advanced stone setting are the focus. All Metal II students learn to flush set faceted stones. Practice heavy bezel settings with hammer and punch. Fabricate hollow rings, Develop and create your own ideas. Metal II students are encouraged to attend open studio...

Saturday May 30th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$585

8 sessions

Gold on a Budget

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Students will learn several techniques to make their gold go as far as possible. Skills include making a gold-rimmed silver setting for a faceted stone, making a silver ring with a thin layer of gold on the outer surface, making bi-metal from scratch, making gold over silver patterned sheet, getting clean solder seams where gold meets silver, how...

Monday Aug 3rd, 9am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$425

2 sessions

Clasps

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

You will learn to fabricate several different styles of clasps in sterling silver in this class. Techniques covered will include a hook with secondary butterfly clasp, a two-part sliding hook, and interlocking shapes clasp and a box clasp. This is the second teaching engagement in the Washington DC metro area for Alex and presents an incredible...

Wednesday Aug 5th, 9am - 5pm

  (3 sessions)
$625

3 sessions

3 Day Metal I Intensive: Introduction to Jewelry Making

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

This exciting three day class teaches proper jewelry making techniques for beginners. Students will learn the correct way to file, saw, form, forge, solder Sterling Silver as well as make a stone setting and set stones, in an intensive workshop held in our beautiful studio, each student will create a minimum of (5) pieces of Sterling jewelry seated...

Saturday Aug 8th, 9am - 5pm

  (3 sessions)
$585

3 sessions

3 Day Metal II Intensive

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

This exciting 3 day class will be challenging and rewarding. Students have creative freedom in the execution of these projects. Explore further the techniques introduced in Metal I. Forging, fusing, hollow forms, and advanced stone setting are the focus. All Metal II students learn to flush set faceted stones. Practice heavy bezel settings with hammer...

Wednesday Aug 12th, 9am - 5pm

  (3 sessions)
$585

3 sessions

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Smartphone Field Shoot - Springtime Around The Capitol

at Capital Photography Center - Capitol Hill First St SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20004

Enjoy capturing images with your phone on a field shoot that’s designed to spark creativity!  Join Michael Koren and photograph the Capitol building and its surroundings in the beautiful early morning light. Isolate the dome against the blue sky or choose to creatively frame it with spring blossoms.  We'll enjoy working around the whole...

Sunday Mar 29th, 6:30am - 9:30am

Metals III

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Take your jewelry to the next level with advanced fabrication and more stone setting techniques. Focusing on precision stone setting the Winter 2019 session of Metals III is led by Daniel Valencia and will involve some very exciting projects including scoop and split, and thread setting , flush setting of faceted stones. These techniques will be demonstrated...

Wednesday Mar 25th, 6pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)
$585

8 sessions

Electro Etching

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

In this one-day workshop you will learn how to electro-etch silver using safe low-voltage electricity and a solution of silver nitrate. You will learn three resist methods for applying your image to the silver prior to etching. After taking the workshop you will be able to create your image directly on the metal or use any black and white image on...

No upcoming schedules
$225

Fieldwork - Photography Basics at Library Of Congress

at Capital Photography Center - Capitol Hill 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20540

This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and want the opportunity to work in the field to reinforce the material covered in the classroom. We’ve encouraged you to leave the Auto settings behind and to shoot in the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority or Manual modes so now it’s time for some hands-on....

No upcoming schedules
$74

Plant Nite: Succulents with Wood & Glass Assortment

at Yaymaker - Capitol Hill 723 8th St SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Plant Nite: Pick Your Planter! Succulents with Wood and Glass Assortment Plant Nite: Dig, drink and be merry  This will be a fun "pick your planter/grab bag" event! We will have a variety of glass and wooden planters to choose from upon arrival to the event on a first come, first serve basis. Please note, this is grab bag so not all planters...

Wednesday May 1st, 7pm - 8:30pm

$49.82

Hinged Cuff Class

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

This is the first teaching engagement in the Washington DC metro area for Alex and presents an incredible opportunity to learn from, and work with, a leading goldsmith and educator. If expanding your skill level is something you strive for this workshop will be of interest. We are very fortunate to have had Alex add Jewelryclassdc to his busy schedule....

No upcoming schedules
$425

2 sessions

Introduction to Jewelry Making

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Capitol Hill 1502 Massachusetts Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

This exciting Three day class teaches proper jewelry making techniques for beginners. Students will learn the correct way to file, saw, form, forge, solder Sterling Silver as well as make a stone setting and set stones, in an intensive workshop held in our beautiful studio, each student will create a minimum of (4) pieces of Sterling jewelry seated...

No upcoming schedules
$545

3 sessions

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