Live Weekly Class
Beginner Jewelry 102
September 9 - October 28, 2020: 6pm- 9:30pm
(8 week session)
demo ring by Piper Espey
In this class, students will take metalsmithing 101 skills to the next level. They will be introduced to a number of skills that may include: various soldering techniques, prong setting, bracelet forming, introduction to the hydraulic press, chain making, creating pendants, creating bails, etching, torch fired enameling, keum-boo, working and forming with various metals, to name a few.
Prerequisite: Must have completed at least one beginning metalsmith / jewelry course or permission from instructor
Kimberly 'Piper' Espey
Atlanta Native Piper Espey grew up surrounded by all things metal. As a daughter of a highly skilled metalsmith she learned from an early age the magic of moving metal. Her chosen focus for undergraduate and graduate studies were Art and Psychology. This 20 year teaching veteran is not only known for her passion for metalsmithing, but also for her patience and positive energy in the classroom. Introductory classes have limited space to allow for more one-on-one instruction. Supplies needed will be discussed in the first session.
$225 for MAGG Members, $250 for non-members
$10 lab fee due at the first class
5353 Buford Highway NE
Doraville, Georgia 30340
Register for the Beginner 8 week course payable in advance via the MAGG website at www.metalartsguildga.org.
If your payment is accepted, you are registered for the 8 week course. If the session is sold out and you want to be added to the wait list, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancellation / Refund Policy
If you need to cancel your registration, please notify the instructor as soon as possible. A cancellation fee of 20% of the 8 week course will be charged on cancellations received more than 28 days before the start of the first session. Cancellations received less than 28 days but more than 7 days before the first session will receive a 50% refund; cancellations received 7 days or less before the start of the first session will receive no refund. If your seat in the 8 week course can be filled, only the cancellation fee (20%) will apply.