Words From The Heart

Words From The Heart​ – $100.00

Friday, March 24, 2023 | *10am-5pm (*With Lunch Break)

Instructor: Erin Keck

Level: All Levels.

Technique: Cold Connections/Etching/Metalwork/Stamping.

Skills and techniques taught: Chemical etching, cold enameling, metal stamping, cold connections.

Description: In this informative class students will be creating a unique heart shaped brooch. Using several different metal working techniques students will learn the process of altering metal. Techniques covered will be, chemical etching, cold enameling, texturizing, stamping, and jewelry design. Students will also be taught several different cold connections. Each student will leave with a finished fashionable pin and a wealth of knowledge to use in future metal working.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $25.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class

Kit includes: Everything – All metal for project, etching solution, cold enameling products, use of tools for texturizing and stamping, all embellishment Findings. Skills Required: Finger dexterity, bring glasses if needed

Instructor Will Bring: All tools – Stamping tools, hammers, rivet setters, metal shears, _heat tools, bench blocks, protective surface

Materials You are Required to Bring:  Apron, lap towel, safety glasses, vinyl gloves. Basic jewelry tool kit if they have it, consisting of chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, flush cutter. Teacher will also have extras to share. .

 

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Pop Top Beads

Pop Top Beads​ – $100.00

Saturday, March 25, 2023 | *10am-5pm (*With Lunch Break)

 

Instructor: Erin Keck
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Metalwork/Design/Mixed Media/
Skills and techniques taught: Metal tooling, disc cutting, Dapping, basic jewelry skills

Description: In this fun informative class students will learn how to create four different style beads using vintage new/old stock bottle caps. Using a metal disc cutter, and dapping block we will transform ordinary metal bottle caps into unique handmade beads. A bangle bracelet kit will be added for students to display their finished beads. This is for all skill levels. Each student will leave with as many beads as they wish to make during the class time.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $20.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: Everything needed to complete project – bottle caps, hardware, embellishments, and findings.

Skills Required: Finger dexterity, bring glasses if needed

Instructor Will Bring: All tools, disc cutter, dapping blocks, heat guns, bench blocks, hammers

Materials You are Required to Bring: Apron, Lap towel, Basic jewelry tool kit if they have it consisting of chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, flush cutters. Teacher will also have tools to share if needed.
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Secret Message Capsules

Secret Message Capsules​ – $80

Sunday, March 26, 2023 | 9am-1pm

Instructor: Erin Keck
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Etching/Basics
Skills and techniques taught: Chemical etching, basic jewelry skills

Description: In this workshop students will be creating Secret Message Capsules using spent bullet shell casings that have been cleaned and prepared. Students will be taught to Chemical etching. We will cover basic jewelry skills such as working with jump rings, wrapping beads on a head pin and eye pin; and then students will construct their Secret Message Capsules. Each student will leave with a finished necklace and pair of earrings.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $20.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: Everything needed to complete project – Cleaned spent bullet shell casings, beads, hardware, embellishments, and findings,

Skills Required: Finger dexterity, bring glasses if needed

Instructor Will Bring: Chemical etching solution, all materials and tools needed to etch.

Materials You are Required to Bring:  Apron, Lap towel, safety glasses, vinyl gloves. Basic jewelry tool kit if they have it consisting of chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, flush cutters. Teacher will also have tools to share if needed.

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Miniature Wearable Steampunk Art

Miniature Wearable Steampunk Art – $80.00

Sunday, March 26, 2023 | 2pm-6pm  

Instructor: Erin Keck
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Mixed Media/Design/Basics
Skills and techniques taught: Jewelry design and basic jewelry skills

Description: In this fun and creative workshop students will be creating unique one of a kind jewelry using originalvintage watch parts. Students will be taught the design and layout of gears, cogs,and wheels with attention to dimension to give the look and feel of motion.We will also cover basic jewelry skills. Each student will leave with two pieces of finished jewelry to add to their collection.
You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $25.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: Everything needed to complete project – Vintage watch parts, hardware, embellishments, and findings

Skills Required: Finger dexterity, bring glasses if needed

Instructor Will Bring: All materials and tools needed.

Materials You are Required to Bring: Apron, Lap towel, Basic jewelry tool kit if they have it consisting of chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, flush cutters. Teacher will also have tools to share if needed.

 

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