Jun
22
to Jun 23

Stone Setting Intensive - Quench Jewelry Arts, Minneapolis

This two day intensive stone setting class covers four types of stone setting techniques including bezel settings with corners, step-bezels, tube setting, and flush setting. I'll thoroughly demonstrate each stone setting method and then each participant will have time in class to construct a setting and set their stones provided in the class kit.

Friday, June 22nd & Saturday, June 23rd from 9am to 5pm

For more information and to register for the class please go to Quench Jewelry Arts

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Aug
16
6:00 PM18:00

River Bed Cuff Bracelet Workshop - Quench Jewelry Arts, Minneapolis

This workshop is a great introduction to the hydraulic press or a fantastic technique to add to your press repertoire! We will work with the press and a bracelet forming assembly to create one-of-a-kind bracelets with beautiful ripples and folds.

Expect to complete one cuff bracelet in class. 

Please visit Quench Jewelry Arts for more information and to register 

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Hydraulic Press Workshop - Quench Jewelry Arts, Minneapolis
Mar
16
to Mar 17

Hydraulic Press Workshop - Quench Jewelry Arts, Minneapolis

This is a complete introduction to the use of the hydraulic press from safety and operation to nuanced techniques and experimentation.

We will experiment with embossing, pillowing, bending and die cutting techniques to achieve results not easily attained with any other method. Each participant will also make custom individual dies that can be used in limitless combinations to form metal in ways unique to the hydraulic press.

Friday, March 16th and Saturday, March 17th from 9-5pm

For more information and to register for the class please go to Quench Jewelry Arts in Minneapolis.

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Embossed Earring Class - Quench Jewelry Arts, Minneapolis
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

Embossed Earring Class - Quench Jewelry Arts, Minneapolis

A great introduction to the hydraulic press! We will work with the press to cut out shapes in sheet metal using pancake dies. Then we will experiment with found objects to emboss our shapes creating a unique pair of earrings!

Wednesday, March 14th from 6-10pm

For more information and to register for the class please visit Quench Jewelry Arts

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Mar
2
to Mar 3

Stone Setting Intensive - Quench Jewelry Arts, Minneapolis

This two day intensive stone setting class covers four types of stone setting techniques including bezel settings with corners, step-bezels, tube setting, and flush setting. I'll thoroughly demonstrate each stone setting method and then each participant will have time in class to construct a setting and set their stones provided in the class kit.

Friday, March 2nd & Saturday, March 3rd from 9am to 5pm

For more information and to register for the class please go to Quench Jewelry Arts

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Flush Setting - Quench Jewelry Arts, Minneapolis
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

Flush Setting - Quench Jewelry Arts, Minneapolis

This intermediate-level workshop will focus on the stone setting technique known as flush setting or rub-over setting. We will cover the anatomy of faceted stones, types and sizes of burs, choosing and altering setting tools, and lastly, learn the process of flush setting. Some experience with stone setting necessary.

Wednesday, February 7th from 6-10pm

For more information and to register for the class please go to Quench Jewelry Arts in Minneapolis.

 

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Textured Hoops - Quench Jewelry Arts, Minneapolis
Apr
5
6:00 PM18:00

Textured Hoops - Quench Jewelry Arts, Minneapolis

A one day class that is a great introduction to both the rolling mill and hydraulic press.

We will begin by working with the rolling mill to emboss a texture onto the surface of sterling silver or brass. Then we will use the hydraulic press to swiftly bend your metal into a complex curved form. We will continue to bend and refine the hoop form and finish off each earring by soldering on a sterling post. You will then choose between oxidizing your hoops or polishing them.

For more information and to register for the class please go to Quench Jewelry Arts in Minneapolis.

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