Metal + Jewelry

Summer 2019 Registration opens April 9 at 10am

All classes held in the Art School Metals Studio.

  • Metals Lab Independent Open Studio – Summer 2019 Schedule

    Summer 2019 Schedule Sun 1-4pm • May 19 – Aug 11 Tue 1-4pm • May 21 - Aug 6 Wed 9:30am-12:30pm • May 22 – Aug 7 Fri 1-4pm  • May 24 – Aug 9 $10 per session Students must have completed one introductory metals course at the Honolulu...

     
    May. 19-Aug. 11
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  • Advanced Jewelry Making • May 19–Aug 4 • Sun 9:30am–12:30pm • MJKV192L01

    Open to advanced students, this jewelry-making course will expand upon metal fabrication techniques and creative tool making. Students are required to have basic metal fabrication skills. LAST DAY TO REGISTER: Two (2) weeks before the first day of class.

    Kaori Vaughn  
    May. 19-Aug. 4
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  • Advanced Stone Setting–Pave and Threadwork • May 23–June 27 • Thu 6–9pm • MJJD192L02

    Learn how to add professional stone setting to your jewelry designs and projects. Students will use drills, burrs, and gravers to fashion complex settings for round gemstones. Layout subjects include carreau (square), triangular, star, thread (stones aligned in a row), and the challenging pav&eac...

    Jason Dow  
    May. 23-Jun. 27
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  • Argentium Fusing & Granulation • May 21–Aug 6 • Tue 6–9pm • MJDS192L03

    This fabricating course will focus on fusing and granulating Argentium sterling silver. Students must be comfortable soldering and have solid bench skills (piercing, drilling, filing, sanding, polishing, forming, etc.). There will be a kit fee that will include supplies and some tools to cover fi...

    Donna Shimazu  
    May. 21-Aug. 6
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  • Basic Metal Fabrication • May 24–Aug 9 • Fri 6–9pm • MJKV192L04

    This is a basic metal fabrication class for anyone who wants to try metal fabrication. You will learn about sawing, piercing, texturing, filing, soldering, polishing and other fabrication technics. This class also includes stone setting technics. Please bring your design or picture ideas with you...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    May. 24-Aug. 9
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  • Basic Silver Jewelry Making • May 21–Aug 6 • Tue 9:30am–12:30pm • MJKV192L05

    Become familiar with basic jewelry making tools such as hand files, saws, torches, flex shafts and more. Throughout the semester you will learn about designing, sawing, filing, soldering, stone setting, polishing and how to solve basic jewelry-making problems. LAST DAY TO REGISTER: Two (2) weeks...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    May. 21-Aug. 6
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  • Beginning Metalwork • May 23–Aug 15 • Thu 9:30am–12:30pm • MJSS192L06

    Emphasizing hands-on learning of practical, basic fabrication techniques, new students can choose from assorted project outlines to develop specific skills. Elements of design will also be discussed. Students are encouraged to work at their own pace and be inventive with their designs. Experience...

    Stacy Siu  
    May. 23-Aug. 15
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  • Contemporary Jewelry • July 11–Aug 15 • Thu 6–9pm • MJJS192L07

    Challenge yourself in this exploratory class that straddles the line between sculpture and adornment. Consider the body and its relation to the space it inhabits. Consider jewelry archetypes and their significance to the wearer—and to the viewer. Students will learn techniques to create jew...

    Juvana Soliven  
    Jul. 11-Aug. 15
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  • Hand Engraving • May 25–June 15 • Sat 1–6pm • MJJD192L09

    Learn how to engrave by hand script lettering and ornamental patterns directly into metal. This course is for the beginning engraver—you will learn how to set up and use basic engraving tools. You will first learn to shape and sharpen your own chisels or "gravers." Next, you will practice c...

    Jason Dow  
    May. 25-Jun. 15
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  • Intermediate Metal Fabrication • May 24–Aug 9 • Fri 9:30am–12:30pm • MJKV192L10

    This class is an intermediate metal fabrication class for anyone who has already taken at least one metals class. You must know basic soldering, sawing, piercing, texturing, filing and polishing. In this class, you will learn how to resolve problems and how to translate your idea into an actual m...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    May. 24-Aug. 9
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  • Introduction to Jewelry Making: Some Like it Hot • July 6–Aug 10 • Sat 1–4pm • MJJS192L11

    This class will focus on creating hollow-form jewelry through soldering. By the end of this 6-week course students will have developed skills to create a pendant or ring using copper sheet and wire forming techniques, metal annealing, piercing, soldering hollow forms, and simple bezel techniques ...

    Juvana Soliven  
    Jul. 6-Aug. 10
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  • Jewelry 1: Basic Fabrication • May 22–June 26 • Wed 9:30am–12:30pm • MJBC192L12

    In this class, learn the basics of making jewelry from metal sheet and wire . You will learn how to saw, solder, shape, and finish metal to create jewelry via projects and those created by your own ideas. Various texturing techniques and basic findings will also be covered. Additional fees for me...

    Brenda Ching  
    May. 22-Jun. 26
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  • Jewelry 2: Intermediate Jewelry Making • May 22–Aug 7 • Wed 6–9pm • MJBC192L13

    Refine your soldering skills, go beyond bezel settings, finish those unfinished projects and try something new. Some topics may include etching, various stone settings, and anticlastic and synclastic forming. Individual projects encouraged. Prerequisite: Students should know basic skills and mus...

    Brenda Ching  
    May. 22-Aug. 7
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  • Fabricated Stacking Rings • July 11–Aug 15 • Thu 1–4pm • MJSS192L08

    Utilizing basic fabrication techniques, students will create a set of stacked rings from silver, brass and copper. Focus will be on precision fabrication and soldering. Beginners welcome. LAST DAY TO REGISTER: Two (2) weeks before the first day of class.

    Stacy Siu  
    Jul. 11-Aug. 15
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  • Shippo: Japanese Enameling (Cloisonné) • Aug 10, 11, 17 & 18 • Sat & Sun 11-4pm • MJKI192L14

    Learn the ancient art of shippo (“seven treasures”) to produce works with jewel-like enamel color on a metal or ceramic base. Beginning projects include small boxes and accessories. Experienced students may have a chance to participate in an exhibition in Tokyo. Silver clay works well...

    Kazuko Inomata  
    Aug. 10-Aug. 18
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  • Silver Clay • Aug 16 • Fri 5-8pm • MJKI192L15

    You will 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 mold complex shapes and designs. After the clay is molded, it then goes...

    Kazuko Inomata  
    Aug. 16-Aug. 16
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  • Wax Carving and Lost Wax Casting (Morning) • May 20-Aug 12 • Mon 9-12pm • MJJF192L16

    In this introductory class students will learn to use wax carving tools, sprue and tree strategies, and the investment and casting process. Develop your skills and expand your jewelry design horizons. No previous experience needed and basic tool kits provided. Supply List LAST DAY TO REGISTER: ...

    Jim Friedman  
    May. 20-Aug. 12
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  • Wax Carving and Lost Wax Casting (Evening) • May 20–Aug 12 • Mon 6–9pm • MJJF192L17

    In this introductory class students will learn to use wax carving tools, sprue and tree strategies, and the investment and casting process. Develop your skills and expand your jewelry design horizons. No previous experience needed and basic tool kits provided. Supply List LAST DAY TO REGISTER: ...

    Jim Friedman  
    May. 20-Aug. 12
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