Jewelry Making/Metalsmithing Classes

Learn some exciting new jewelry making techiques from our teachers that include chasing and repousee, fold forming, and granulation, as well as basic classes in soldering, using a flex shaft, and simple wire wrapping projects. Join us and develop your skills in jewelry making!!
Pre-registration & a non- refundable deposit of 1/2 the listed fee are required for all Armstrong classes, with the balance due on the first day of class. Classes require a minimum of 3 students .Registration will close 2 days prior to the class.
Recording of our classes will not be permitted.
Should we cancel a class, your deposit will refunded or may be applied to another class. If you have a group of 3 or more, but find that our schedule does not fit yours, please inquire about special class.
When Registering please provide a PHONE NUMBER to allow us to contact you in the event of a change or for follow up information.

Please join us in welcoming returning teacher Jason Burton to our existing teaching staff of Mary Kernahan, and Lesley DiPiazza,. 

July-September 2016 Please note - we will be adding additional September Classes

Project vs. Process Classes: There have been some recent disappointments relating to leaving some classes without a completed project, and in most cases,it has been a misunderstanding of a class being a process based class rather than a project based class. To simplify things, future class listings will be designated as either process or project classes. Process classes are those that focud primarily on acquisition of a new skill or technique and which generally do NOT result in a specific completed work. A project class will focus on a completed or nearly completed project, during which a new technique or skill may be acquired. 

Russian Filigree with Mary Kernahan - Wednesday August 31, 6-9 p.m.

CODE: RF 0831

The intricate, lacy and elegant designs of filigree are steeped in centuries old metalsmithing techniques found in many cultures. While there are many... More

Basic Metalsmithing w/ Christine Bossler, Tues Sept 13 6-9pm

CODE: BS 09-13

Basic Metalsmithing with Christine Bossler: This is the perfect class if you are new to the jewelry & metalsmithing world, or just want to enhance your... More

Tube Set Soldered Pendant with Mary Kernahan - Wednesday September 14, 6-9 p.m.

CODE: TS Pendant 0914

Tube setting is a great way to add faceted stones to your designs. In this class, using sterling silver tube and a 6mm round cubic zirconia, you will become... More

New Class! Forged and Twist Bracelets with Lesley DiPiazza - Saturday October 1, 1-5 p.m.

CODE: FTB 1001

This fun and fast-paced class is a great introduction to basic forging and wire twisting. We will cover three different cuff bracelet designs. The class... More

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