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ONSITE: Introduction to Metal Jewelry (B)

Learn how to transform metals into beautiful works of wearable art. We’ll cover techniques such as sawing, drilling, texturing, working with wire, filing, sanding and polishing. We’ll also cover riveting, soldering with a torch and basic stone setting. You’ll use these skills to make one finished piece of jewelry.

Special Notes

  • Some materials provided; the instructor will discuss other necessary supplies and how to purchase them.

    This is an ONSITE course. All onsite students are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Students are expected to adhere to our COVID-19 policies. Onsite courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. For more info please visit visarts.org.

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.


About the Instructor

Jay Sharpe

Jay Sharpe grew up in Richmond, VA, attended VCU and graduated in 1990 with a BFA in Fine Arts, with a focus on metalsmithing and fine jewelry. Jay promptly began his career at the Hand Workshop (which is now known as Visual Arts Center of Richmond) that same year. He became on of VisArts' Master Teacher recipients in 2014 and hasn't stopped teaching since! His jewelry line, Henléava Jewelry Collection, has been featured in Essence Magazine, Richmond Magazine, and Southern Living Magazine, and worn by several celebrities. Follow Jay on Instagram @jay_sharpellc and Facebook @JaySharpeLLC.

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ONSITE: Introduction to Metal Jewelry (B)

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Class Details
September 14 - November 26:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Wed
Tuition: $225.00
Member Tuition: $202.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Jay Sharpe
Level: Beginner
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