Classes

Make Your Own Jewelry Classes
Learn to texture metal with hammers to create your own piece of jewelry. No experience is necessary and tools and materials are supplied. Except for in-studio classes, participants register with the host organization. Appropriate for children 12 & up.

EBS @ Harmony Arts Collaborative
730 1st Ave. SW  •  Hickory, NC 28602
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Come to Ellen Ball Studios to make metalsmithed jewelry for yourself or someone else! Pick a project on the right, and call or email Ellen to set the date.
$25 per person. VISA, MasterCard, Discover and AmEx are accepted. Add a second project for an additional $10. Group rates are available for 4 or more people. Click for a printable flyer.

Project TBA
EBS @ Buffalo Creek Gallery in Shelby
Saturday, August 18, 2018  •  Time TBA
104 E Warren Street  •  Shelby, North Carolina 28150
704-487-0256  •  Facebook    Website 
Details on this class are being worked out.  Check back for details.  

Brass & Rusted Tin Pendant Class
EBS @ Ridgeview Library in Hickory
Monday, October 22, 2018  •  6pm-8pm
706 1st Street SW  •  Hickory, North Carolina 28602
828-345-6037  •  Facebook 
This class is free to the public. Registration is required. Contact the library for information.
Texture a brass circle and add a smaller one of printed rusted tin for a lovely pendant.  Cord is included.   

Basic Jewelry Fabrication
EBS @ Harmony Arts Collaborative
730 1st Ave. SW  •  Hickory, NC 28602
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In this class, students learn the basics of creating jewelry using aluminum and copper. The number of finished projects is dependent on the student’s speed and at least, will include one pair of earrings and one pendant. Covered topics include use of a jeweler’s saw; forging, drilling, filing and finishing; basic soldering and adhesives; patinas and sealers; making jump rings and ear wires. If time allows, riveting and other cold connections may be taught. Click for class info or for a general  supply resource list

$180 per person. VISA, Mastercard, Discover & AmEx are accepted. This workshop is 12 class hours at a minimum of 2 hours per class and no more than six students per time slot. Appropriate for ages 15 and up. Includes materials, tools and use of equipment. Basic tool kits will be available for purchase at the end of class.  Flexible scheduling is available. Contact Ellen to set your calendar.


 

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