Jewelry Design & Wearable Art

August 16 - August 20, 2021

Jewelry Design & Wearable Art


Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $275
Material Fee: $35

Students enrolled in this workshop will spend the week exploring the many ways in which to make jewelry and wearable art. We will spend each day using a different material- resin, copper, leather, cord, glass, silver, and much more! After this exciting week of learning, students will be able to continue creating at home with their new found skills. From fusing glass to manipulating copper, this class is perfect for any student who loves to create with their own hands.

*This workshop runs from 9:00am-3:00pm each day.

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 10+, Youth



Ailsa Stevenson

Ailsa Stevenson is originally from Southern New Jersey. She lived in Chicago for 4 years earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she studied photography and fine metals. After graduation in 2015, Ailsa moved back east and currently teaches art at Moorestown Friends School to students from 6th-12th grade in subjects such as photography, printmaking, fashion sewing, and jewelry design. She is currently working towards her Masters in Art Education from Boston University. In the summer of 2016, Ailsa first came to Peters Valley as the Youth Art Fellow and thoroughly enjoyed her time there.