Rings, Rings, Rings!

November 2 - November 3, 2024

Rings, Rings, Rings!

$460.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $395
Material Fee: $65

Let’s make some bling! This fun workshop focuses on different types of ring bands and shanks. We will make a textured band ring, double twisted wire band ring, concave and convex rings, spinner rings, trinity roll 1/2 round band ring, forged tapered ring shank and split shank. Then we will go a little bigger and make forged and roll printed bangle bracelets. In this workshop you will learn soldering, forming, roll printing, hammer textures, forging, sawing, filing, clean up and polishing.

Workshops run from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day
NOTE: Our Dining Hall is closed for the season so lunches are NOT included. 

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 an art jeweler and educator from Jersey City, NJ. Elizabeth’s artistic approach is based on geometry found in nature. Bold, simple, geometric Art Jewelry with an eclectic edge: inspired by the raw beauty of nature, sacred geometry, simplicity, and patterns. Elizabeth uses techniques such as forging, forming, replicating, growing and simplifying forms 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. Elizabeth is a graduate from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. She is the founder of EatMetal Art Jewelry Gallery and Metals Studio. Her work exhibits nationally. Elizabeth is an educator at Fairleigh Dickenson University and The Art School of Old Church. She conducts workshops yearly at various Craft Schools. She was a featured designer in NYFW 2022. Elizabeth is published in numerous jewelry books and magazines such as MJSA, Metalsmith, British Vogue, Harper Bazaar, Harpers Bazaar Thailand, 500 Earrings, Elle, and Lapidary Journal. Elizabeth’s Japanese Hexagonal Collar is on the cover of Chain Mail Jewelry Contemporary Designs from Classic Techniques, with over 1200 jump rings making up her design.

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