San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This 1 day 3 hour session is a class which can be taken alone or added to the Metalsmithing for Jewelry Design 01 workshop for a full 4 sessions.
Jewelry Design - Beginners
Class Meets: Saturday 2P - 5P Cost: $75 Materials fee: $10 to the instructor
The class offers an understanding of how metals respond to heat and force with a focus on easy soldering techniques and design concepts. Handouts, materials and a resources list will be provided. You will be able to create a jewelry design (earrings, pendant or bracelet) during session time utilizing the technique of metal fabrication.
You will gain a trained eye and new appreciation for jewelry while having fun in the creation of personal inexpensive one of kind designs in sterling silver.
The session is held in the largest artist colony in the United States - over 300 artists (Hunters Point Shipyard Artists). Your registration will serve as a pass allowing you entry into the private facility.
Questions ?: Feel free to email me - or call the studio: 415.412.6997
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Nyya Lark - Metalsmith Artist / Instructor
Nature and contrasting combinations are the things that feed my imaginaton.
I have been a metalsmithing artist creating wearable art since 1983. The passion began as an avocation while living in New York City, a city of striking contrasts. As I was drawn to create using nature and metal as a medium, I discovered it to be a natural gift and have studied various metalsmithing techniques over the course of my career.
The creative process involves taking the raw materials of precious metal sheet and wire and semi-precious stones and creating works that reflect contrast; soft embracing hard, finished and polished with the raw and uncut - always in balance in the final piece.