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Mon, May 06, 6:00pm - Jun 24, 9:00pm (8 sessions)

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Capitol Hill
1502 Massachusetts Ave SE
Btwn 15th St SE and 16th St SE
Washington, District of Columbia 20003
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Emily Reeder

What you'll learn in this jewelry class:

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 stone setting. You will learn the correct way to build a heavy bezel setting, and to set the stone in your heavy bezel with a hammer and punch. 

Bezel wire is NEVER used at Jewelryclassdc, all bezels are handmade, and heavy. 

Learn the proper tool techniques and safety practices which will allow you to express yourself artistically in metal. 

Beginning students receive precise direction but are provided with the opportunity to utilize their creativity. You will be introduced to all the wonderful tools in a modern goldsmithing studio and each week’s session will increase your tool skills and knowledge.

Students should not wear loose clothing and should be able to tie their hair back.

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100% refund will be issued if cancellation notice is received (1) week prior to the start of reserved class. Full credit will apply for (1) year if cancellation is received less than (1) week prior to the start of reserved class.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder 8 $545
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Mon, May 13 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
Mon, May 20 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
Mon, May 27 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
Mon, Jun 03 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
Mon, Jun 10 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
Mon, Jun 17 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
Mon, Jun 24 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
11:00am - 2:00pm Daniel Valencia 8 $545
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, May 16 11:00am - 2:00pm Daniel Valencia
Thu, May 23 11:00am - 2:00pm Daniel Valencia
Thu, May 30 11:00am - 2:00pm Daniel Valencia
Thu, Jun 06 11:00am - 2:00pm Daniel Valencia
Thu, Jun 13 11:00am - 2:00pm Daniel Valencia
Thu, Jun 20 11:00am - 2:00pm Daniel Valencia
Thu, Jun 27 11:00am - 2:00pm Daniel Valencia
6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder 8 $545
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, May 16 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
Thu, May 23 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
Thu, May 30 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
Thu, Jun 06 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
Thu, Jun 13 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
Thu, Jun 20 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
Thu, Jun 27 6:00pm - 9:00pm Emily Reeder
12:30pm - 3:30pm Daniel Valencia 8 $545
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, May 18 12:30pm - 3:30pm Daniel Valencia
Sat, May 25 12:30pm - 3:30pm Daniel Valencia
Sat, Jun 01 12:30pm - 3:30pm Daniel Valencia
Sat, Jun 08 12:30pm - 3:30pm Daniel Valencia
Sat, Jun 15 12:30pm - 3:30pm Daniel Valencia
Sat, Jun 22 12:30pm - 3:30pm Daniel Valencia
Sat, Jun 29 12:30pm - 3:30pm Daniel Valencia
1:00pm - 4:00pm Daniel Valencia 8 $545
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sun, May 19 1:00pm - 4:00pm Daniel Valencia
Sun, May 26 1:00pm - 4:00pm Daniel Valencia
Sun, Jun 02 1:00pm - 4:00pm Daniel Valencia
Sun, Jun 09 1:00pm - 4:00pm Daniel Valencia
Sun, Jun 16 1:00pm - 4:00pm Daniel Valencia
Sun, Jun 23 1:00pm - 4:00pm Daniel Valencia
Sun, Jun 30 1:00pm - 4:00pm Daniel Valencia

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Question from Anonymous
A question for Dan - I would like to take this with my 13 year old who is experienced in working with metals. Can you take an age exception. Also, we're away for 2 of the session - can we pick these ones up in the fall or just pay for part of the course?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
HI there! Please see the instructor's response: " I would and have made exceptions for young ones with some experience. We currently have a 12-year-old, and a 13-year-old studying. We have a liberal makeup policy, if you know the dates you will be gone we can make them up in advance, or upon your return easily."
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Reviews of Classes at Jewelryclassdc LLC (4)

(4 Reviews)
Metals I
Reviewed by Shilpa N. on 6/25/2018
Dan is an amazing teacher! I signed up for the metals 2 class as soon as I finished metals 1. His jewelry making techniques are awesome and the level of information he provides for each step in the process is great!
Metals I
Reviewed by Bronwen R. on 11/13/2017
Dan is a great instructor. We began working in silver right away and made a whole bunch of wonderful projects! I am excited to take Metals 2!
Metals I
Reviewed by Liz D. on 2/26/2019
Metals I
Reviewed by Sharon K. on 4/17/2018
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