Stunning in Silver with Cristine Grimm

Monday

6:00-9:00 p.m.

May 23

Class Fee: $65 ($60 Members)

Age 14-Adult

Circle this date on your calendar. Join certified Art Clay instructor, Cristine Grimm, in exploring Art Clay, the clay that turns to 99.9% silver when fired. Start out small, making earrings or small pendants with basic techniques. Cristine is a master instructor who will bring all the tools and tricks necessary to create something you enjoy wearing or adding to your next beading project. Cost includes silver clay, the use of all necessary tools, and a necklace and jump ring for wearing your completed piece out the door.

Stunning in Silver with Cristine Grimm

Monday 6:00-9:00 p.m.

February 8

Class Fee: $65 ($60 Members)

Age 14-Adult

Come and join certified Art Clay instructor, Cristine
Grimm, in exploring Art Clay the clay that turns to
99.9% pure silver when fired. Start out small, making
earrings or small pendants with basic techniques
that can be used anywhere, anytime, without a kiln.
Cristine is a master instructor who will bring all the
tools and tricks necessary to create something you’ll
enjoy wearing or adding to your next beading project.
Cost includes silver clay, the use of all necessary
tools, and a necklace and jump ring for wearing out
the door.

Byzantine Chainmaille Bracelets with Casey Bemis

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

January 28, February 4

Class Fee: $45($40 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

In this class Casey will guide you through the process of
creating a bold, artistic bracelet using a combination of
interlocking jump rings. Make a bracelet for yourself or as a
gift. Come and try a creative jewelry technique.

Stunning in Silver: Leaf Ring with Cristine Grimm

Monday 6:00-9:00 p.m.

January 25

Class Fee: $85 ($80 Members)

Ages 16-Adult

Prerequisite: Stunning in Silver Class

Now that you have taken the basic class with Cristine it
is time to advance to the next step. In this class you will
use Art Clay, the clay that turns to 99.9% silver to create a
beautiful leaf ring. Keep it simple or take the time to add a
colorful cubic zirconia.

Jeweler’s Bench: Metalsmithing Pendant with Casey Bemis

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m. September 10, 17, 24

Class Fee: $85 ($80 Members) Ages 14- Adult

This is a rare opportunity to explore the art of crafting metal jewelry. Just imagine wearing a one-of-a-kind pendant made by your own hands. Students will learn to combine found objects and traditional metalsmithing techniques such as cutting, texturing and forming metal. Cold connections will be employed to make unique pieces. Bring your imagination and let’s make some jewelry! Check out Casey’s jewelry in the NCCA-Artsplace Artist Market.

Jeweler’s Bench: Beaded Necklace and Earring Design with Julie Prins

Thursday 5:30-8:30 p.m. August 27

Ages 14-Adult

In this class participants will learn to use basic jewelry making tools and findings while designing their own matching set of necklace and earrings. Julie will skillfully guide you in exploring the endless combinations of interesting and colorful beads as you create your own unique fashion statement. Equipped with these new skills, students will be able to continue creating pieces at home. Call a few friends and take this class together.

Jeweler’s Bench: Metal Bracelets with Casey Bemis

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m. August 13, 20

Ages 14-Adult

Join jewelry artist Casey Bemis in the art of metalsmithing. In this class Casey will guide students through the process of creating a shaped and textured linked bracelet with rivets. Take advantage of this opportunity to experience a new jewelry making technique. Stop in and check out some of Casey’s own pieces in the NCCA-Artsplace Artist Market.

Stunning In Silver with Cristine Grimm

Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m.,  July 9

Ages 14-Adult

Call a friend and make a date to create a fine piece of
jewelry using a truly amazing process. Join Cristine Grimm,
certified Art Clay instructor, in exploring the clay that turns
to 99.9% silver when fired. Start out small, making earrings
or small pendants with basic techniques that can be used
anywhere, anytime without a kiln. Cristine will bring all the
tools and tricks necessary to create something you will enjoy
wearing for years. This would be a great gift! Cost includes
silver clay, the use of all necessary tools, and a necklace and
jump ring for wearing your jewelry out the door.

Jeweler’s Bench: Classic Chainmaille Technique with Casey Bemis

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.,  May 21, 28

Ages 16-Adult

In this class participants will learn to construct a
chainmaille necklace in the classic helm pattern. These
chains are constructed using pliers and two gauges of
jump rings. Each person should complete a necklace
and perhaps earrings if time allows. After mastering this
technique continue making pieces at home. Call some
friends and make this a fun, learning experience and
social gathering.

Jeweler’s Bench: Metalsmithing Earrings with Casey Bemis

Monday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

April 20, 27

Ages 14-Adult

In this class jewelry artist, Casey Bemis, will guide you through the process of using metalsmithing skills to design your own unique earrings. Be prepared to use tools to hammer texture into your metal, use cold connections, cut shapes and then use appropriate findings to put your pieces all together. Each person should expect to complete two to three pairs of earrings. Check out Casey’s jewelry at the NCCA-Artsplace.