Hammer Textured Earrings: Live Demonstration

November 10

Hammer Textured Earrings: Live Demonstration

$20.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $20

Tuesday, November 10th 7:00-8:00pm EST

Join jeweler Elizabeth Tokoly for a live demonstration on how to make earrings. You will learn how to make a jump ring, forge, solder, and how to make findings for the earring. Finishing techniques will also be demonstrated. There will be an open forum for questions and answers on materials and techniques.

This demonstration will be conducted live on Zoom. Participants will receive an email from Peters Valley at least 48 hours prior that includes a link and a password. Only registered participants will be admitted.

Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Elizabeth Tokoly

Elizabeth Tokoly is a graduate of Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. She is the founder of EatMetal Art Jewelry Gallery and Metals Studio. Her work exhibits nationally and can be found at events such as Craft NY, Peters Valley Craft Fair, Sugarloaf and Artrider’s. Elizabeth has been an instructor for over 18 years at the 92nd St Y. She conducts classes at Peters Valley School of Craft, Snowfarm School of Craft, Visual Arts Center of Summit and The Art School at Old Church. Elizabeth is published in numerous jewelry books and magazines such as Metalsmith, British Vogue and her Japanese Hexagonal Collar graces the cover of Chain Mail Jewelry Contemporary Designs from Classic Techniques.  Elizabeth’s artistic approach is through math and nature. She loves to break down the raw beauty of nature into simple elements. Elizabeth uses techniques such as forging, forming, replicating, growing and simplifying to create intricate designs. Her pieces use simple lines, primary shapes and structures in which the growth of these forms create original and unique pieces of wearable art. Her work is edgy, classic and timeless. Her gallery in Hoboken, NJ is open daily to view her limited edition collections and she works with clients on heirloom custom remodels and bespoke pieces.

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