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Tool Training & Testing: Jewelry Studio 2018

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Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

10 Tyler Street

Somerville, MA 02143

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This is a one-session class taking place on one Monday evening 6 - 9pm. Choose your date from the drop-down menu (sessions run around once a month).


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Tool Training is the fastest way to start working independently in the Artisan's Asylum Jewelry Shop and is ideal for those with any amount of prior jewelry experience, whether you're a seasoned metalsmith or an occasional hobbyist.

In one 3 hour session, students will get up to speed on our particular shop procedures and layout as well as safety and basic use of the air-acetylene torches, forming tools, flex shafts, and the polishing machine. For those who have more experience, other tools may be covered as time allows.

Individual Tool Testing will follow at least one week after training by making an appointment at the training session, and is necessary before a member is allowed to work independently in the shop.

This class does not cover fabrication skills such as soldering, sawing, etc. Those who are completely new to jewelry or metalsmithing are advised to take the multi-week Jewelry 101 class or a day-long Jewelry Shop Orientation. For other classes and trainings available in the jewelry studio at Artisan's Asylum, check out http://artisansasylum.com/site/current-classes/#jewelry.

Prerequisites:

Because this class does not cover fabrication skills, it is ideal for those with any amount of previous jewelry or metalsmithing experience, whether through a class, job, or self-teaching.

Students must be at least 18 years old.

Materials Provided:

All necessary materials will be provided, and are included in the cost of registration.

What to Bring:

Close-toed shoes, hair tie-backs, notebook.

Instructor Biography:

Alicia O’Dell has been making jewelry for 15 years, learning how to make her first pair of earrings as a teenager. This moment ignited a creative passion to create and learn that has never left her! She has studied and taught metalwork and jewelry design in Seattle, Chicago, Somerville and alongside metalsmiths and artists in South America and Africa while serving in the Peace Corps. Most recently she completed a 2-month apprenticeship in Portugal with a 4th generation metalsmith. Alicia has been a member at the Artisan’s Asylum for 3 years and loves the opportunity to share and give back to this community. Check out her work at www.aliciaeo.com



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Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

10 Tyler Street

Somerville, MA 02143

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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