Intro to Jewelry for Teens

May 11 - May 12, 2024

Intro to Jewelry for Teens


Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $300
Material Fee: $70

Ages 13-17

Join us for a two-day exploration of hand-making jewelry. Participants will learn the basics of piercing metal, texturizing, soldering, filing, sanding, and finishing! You’ll learn to work with various materials such as copper, brass, and sterling silver, walking away wearing 2-3 pieces of your handmade jewelry!

*Workshops run from 9:00am-5:00pm each day.
Participants need to bring their own lunch


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: Ages 13-17, Youth


Registration for this workshop has been closed.


Sarah Montagnoli

Sarah Montagnoli is a metalsmith, jeweler, and educator working in Philadelphia, PA. Her practice began in the classroom, instructing at a local bead shop in her home state of New Jersey. Since then, she has received her BFA from Moore College of Art and Design (2018) and her MFA and Teaching Certificate from Tyler School of Art and Architecture (2021) where she now teaches Jewelry and Metalsmithing as an adjunct professor. Sarah’s extensive studio practice is motivated by teaching and sharing the wonders of jewelry. 

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