Talya Kantro

Talya Kantro 2021

Talya Kantro is an object maker and jeweler currently based in Layton, NJ. She received her MFA in Jewelry + Metalsmithing from The Rhode Island School of Design in 2021, and her BFA in Metal from SUNY New Paltz in 2017. She has been working with metal for over 15 years. Talya has worked as a bench jeweler for Artemer Studio in Tel Aviv and has taught metalsmithing at numerous craft schools and institutions, including RISD as a graduate instructor, Snowfarm, Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft where she completed an 11-month residency, and Peters Valley School of Craft where she currently works as the Artist Fellow. When she’s not in the studio, you can probably find her roaming around the woods identifying all the different species of birds that she can.

 

Workshops

Silver Linings: Intro to Cloisonné Enamel

This workshop will explore the ancient art of enameling. Come learn how to precisely fuse glass and metal together to create luminously beautiful objects! We will cover the basics: preparing […]

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Saws & Solder: Intro to Jewelry

Come explore the fundamental skills of metalsmithing and jewelry making. We will work with copper, brass, sterling silver, and found objects to create stunning, unique pieces of jewelry. Techniques covered will […]

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Basic Enameling: Sifting, Stencils & Sgraffito

Explore the ancient art of enameling in this exploratory workshop. you will be introduced to basic and fundamental techniques of enameling, and learn to use layering and collage to create […]

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