Intro to Jewelry

October 8 - October 9, 2022

Intro to Jewelry

$295.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $250
Material Fee: $45

Come make one of a kind pieces of jewelry in copper, brass, and sterling silver in Peters Valley’s fully equipped Fine Metals Studio. Learn the techniques of  sawing, filing, sanding, soldering, texturing, finishing, and stone setting. You will leave this workshop wearing 2-3 pieces of your own handmade jewelry! 

*This workshop runs from 9:00am-4:00pm each day.

Registration will open December 13th.

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

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Maureen Duffy

Maureen Duffy is a studio jewelry artist and professor who lives and works in Philadelphia, PA. She is an adjunct Jewelry and Metalsmithing professor at Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Towson University, and Rowan University. She also is an instructor at Fleisher Art Memorial, one of the oldest art centers in the country, where she has helped build the jewelry program that is only a few years old. Maureen’s jewelry practice focuses on both production and one of a kind hand fabricated sterling silver and gold pieces that are inspired by the urban landscape.

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