Metal + Jewelry

All classes held in the Art School Metals Studio.

  • Basic Bezel Setting • MJKV163W42

    Workshop • Fri 6–9pm • Oct 21–Nov 18 • 5 sessions • $110 • Metals Lab This five-week workshop focuses on the basics of bezel setting. You will learn basic stone-setting skills, how to measure your stone and bezels and how to make a stone fit pr...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    Oct. 21-Nov. 18
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  • Basic Jewelry Making • MJKV163A40

    Class • Fri 9:30am–12:30pm • Sep 9–Dec 16 • 14 sessions • $315 • Metals Lab No class Oct 14 In this class you will become familiar with basic jewelry making tools such as hand files, saws, torches, flex shafts and more. Throughout the sem...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    Sep. 9-Dec. 16
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  • Hand Engraving • MJJD163A42

    Class • Sun 6–9pm • Sep 11–Dec 18 • 14 sessions • $315 + $80 supply fee • Metals Lab No class Oct 16 Learn how to hand engrave script lettering and ornamental patterns directly into metal in this course for the beginners. Studen...

    Jason Dow  
    Sep. 11-Dec. 18
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  • Shippo: Japanese Enameling (cloisonné) • MJKI162W82

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $120 / Room 102 / Sat & Sun 11am-4pm / Aug 6-7, 13-14 Learn the ancient art of shippo (“seven treasures”) to produce works with jewel-like enamel color on a base of metal or ceramic. Beginning projects include small boxes and accessories. Experienced stude...

    Kazuko Inomata  
    Aug. 6-Aug. 14
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    Sat & Sun 11am–4pm Past_exhib_kinomata_01_web
  • Metals Lab Independent Open Studio

    Open Studio  For experienced metalsmiths enrolled in an Art School metals class. The studio is for personal projects only, not for business production. Minimal supplies available; no instruction provided. Check the posted schedule for availability; please pay the lab monitor $10.  Wed...

     
    May. 19-Aug. 18
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    Wed 6-9pm, Thu1:30 – 4:30pm, Sat 1-4pm, Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_metalslab_01
  • Advanced Wax Carving For Stone Setting Workshop • MJDS162W85

    Workshop / 5 sessions / $215 / Metals Lab / Sat 9am-5pm (Jul 30, Aug 6, 13, 20) / Sun 1-5pm (Aug 21) This workshop is for advanced students and will focus on stone setting when carving wax models for casting.  It will be limited to ten students who have taken wax carving classes from the in...

    Donna Shimazu  
    Jul. 30-Aug. 21
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    Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • 日本語でのジェリークラス • MJKV163A49

    Class • Sun 9:30am–12:30pm • Sep 11–Dec 18 • 14 sessions • $315 • Metals Lab No class Oct 16 指輪、ペンダントヘッド、イヤリングの作り方はもちろん、ストーンセティング、ジュエリー作りの基本を日本語で習えるクラスです。細かい説明や質問は英語より日本語の方が楽…と思っている方、ジュエリー作りには興味はあるけど英語だとちょっと不安…と思われていた方。是非、この...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    Sep. 11-Dec. 18
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  • Jewelry II • MJBC163A46

    Class • Wed 6–9pm • Sep 7–Dec 14 • 14 sessions • $315 • Metals Lab No class Oct 12 Refine your soldering skills, go beyond bezel settings, finish those unfinished projects, and try something new. Some topics may include etching, various stone setti...

    Brenda Ching  
    Sep. 7-Dec. 14
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  • Jewelry Making with Silver Clay • MJKI162W83

    Workshop / 1 session / $50 / Room 102 / Fri 5–8pm / Aug 12  Create your own silver jewelry with silver clay, a new material. Silver Clay consists of binder and silver. Just like any other clay, it is easy to handle. Even those with no previous artistic experience can learn to mol...

    Kazuko Inomata  
    Aug. 12-Aug. 12
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  • Jewelry 2.1 • MJBC162W78

    Workshop / 5 Sessions / $110 / Metals Lab / Wed 6–9pm / Jul 20-Aug 17 Work on those unfinished projects or try something new. Subjects may include stone setting variations and metal forming techniques. This class is for those who have taken Jewelry I or similar. Must know how to saw, ...

    Brenda Ching  
    Jul. 20-Aug. 17
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  • Anticlastic Raising • MJMG163W41

    Workshop • Wed–Sun 9am–4pm • Oct 12–16 • 5 sessions • $595 • Metals Lab The instructor leads students through a series of exercises designed to teach the principles of how metal is moved from flat sheet into non-definitive forms. Stu...

    Michael Good  
    Oct. 12-Oct. 16
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  • Gemology • MJBR163A41

    Class • Sun 1–4pm • Sep 11–Dec 11 • 14 sessions • $280 • Community Room Learn how to identify gemstones: black diamonds, pink diamonds, blue, yellow, and even chocolate diamonds. Find out the right questions to ask to be a discri...

    Brenda Reichel  
    Sep. 11-Dec. 11
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  • Basic Metal Fabrication • MJKV163W43

    Workshop • Fri 6–9pm • Sep 9–Oct 7 • 5 sessions • $110 • Metals Lab This five-week workshop focuses on basic metal fabrication. You will learn about sawing, piercing, texturing, filing, soldering, polishing and another fabrication technics...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    Sep. 9-Oct. 7
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  • Basic Tension Setting • MJKV163W44

    Workshop • Fri 6–9pm • Nov 25–Dec 16 • 4 sessions • $90 • Metals Lab This four-week workshop focuses on basic tension setting. In this workshop, you will create simple rings that hold a stone in place through tension.  No soldering re...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    Nov. 25-Dec. 16
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    Fri 6–9pm Past_exhib_f16_web_registrationstart_y
  • Intro to Jewelry Fabrication • MJJO163A43

    Class • Tue 9:30–12:30pm • Sep 6–Dec 13 • 14 sessions • $315 • Metals Lab No class Oct 11 Students learn fundamental metal fabrication skills by completing a series of jewelry projects. The instructor demonstrates the steps and then offer...

    Jim O’Donnell  
    Sep. 6-Dec. 13
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  • Inventive Jewelry • MJSS163A44

    Class • Thu 9:30–12:30pm • Sep 8–Dec 15 • 13 sessions • $295 • Metals Lab No class Oct 13 & Nov 24 Bring your personal creativity and unique attitude to class! With the instructor emphasizing hands-on learning of practical, basic fabr...

    Stacy Sui  
    Sep. 8-Dec. 15
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  • Gemstones in Hawai‘i

    Workshop / 1 session / $50 / Community Room / Sun 1–4pm / Jul 31 Gems found in Hawaii, Rocks and Gems found here on each of the islands. What are they? Where are they found? Some of these gemstone examples may be found in the Bishop Museum Collection, and Iolani Palace. I will ...

    Brenda Reichel  
    Jul. 31-Jul. 31
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  • Jewelry I: Basic Fabrication • MJBC163A45

    Class • Tue 6–9pm • Sep 6–Dec 13 • 14 sessions • $315 • Metals Lab No class Oct 11 In this class, we will cover the basics of making jewelry from metal sheet and wire. You will learn how to saw, solder, cold connect, shape, and finish met...

    Brenda Ching  
    Sep. 6-Dec. 13
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  • Wax Carving / Lost Wax Casting • MJJF163A47

    Class • Mon 9am-noon • Sep 12–Dec 12 • 13 sessions • $305 • Metals Lab No class Nov 21 In this introduction to wax carving and the lost wax casting process, students learn to use carving tools, sprue and tree strategies, the investment process, casting t...

    Jim Friedman  
    Sep. 12-Dec. 12
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  • Wax Carving / Casting 2 • MJJF163A48

    Class • Mon 6-9pm • Sep 12–Dec 12 • 13 sessions • $305 • Metals Lab No class Nov 21 In this introduction to wax carving and the lost wax casting process, students learn to use carving tools, sprue and tree strategies, the investment process, casting tech...

    Jim Friedman  
    Sep. 12-Dec. 12
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  • Basic Jewelry • MJET163A50

    Workshop • Thu 6-9pm • Sep 8-Dec 15 • 13 sessions • $295 • Metals Lab No class Oct 13 and Nov 24 Gain a well-rounded, solid foundation in basic metalworking techniques such as soldering, piercing, forging, centrifugal casting, fabrication, and fishing.  ...

    Evan tottori  
    Sep. 8-Dec. 15
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