14. Intro Jewellery

Course Date(s) 
Oct 14, 2020 to Nov 04, 2020
Nov 18, 2020 to Dec 09, 2020
Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30
24 hours/8 weeks total
4 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes 
Oct 07, 2020
Costs 

$150 (module 1) & $150 (module 2)

Materials fee $30 (module 1) & $35 (module 2) payable to instructor first days of class

Course Overview 

This class is split up into two modules of four-weeks each, students will take both modules. In the first four-weeks students will learn the basics of jewellery design and fabrication techniques such as piercing, soldering, drilling, filling, polishing and surface texturing. By the end students will have completed a silver band ring and a pair of earrings.  Building from the techniques learned in module 1, students will work on making a chain to incorporate to a project of their choice. Students will be shown different finishing techniques and how to build their own findings. This module encourages students to explore and create their own unique designs.

Instructor(s) 

Violeta Izquierdo BFA

Violeta Izquierdo is a Halifax based jewellery designer and maker.  She has graduated from NSCAD University, majoring in Jewellery and Metalsmith.  Her work is a reflection of the diverse cultural