Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28www.touchstonecrafts.org 14 Wendy Thurlow Joshua Kosker JULY 24–28 Chasing A to Z: A Comprehensive Survey of Technique Instructor: Liza Nechamkin-Glasser All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Few techniques allow such a high degree of uniqueness to be added to fine metal work as chasing and repoussé. It has been employed around the world for centuries and continues to be used despite the advent of mechanized processes. This class will use a foundation in jewelry scale work to cover most aspects of chasing and repoussé. JULY 31–AUGUST 4 Some Like It Hot: An Introduction to Enameling Instructor: Marissa Saneholtz All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Need to spice up your jewelry and metal objects with some color? In this workshop, we will explore the many possibilities of adorning metal surfaces with enamel. AUGUST 7–11 Fascinating World of Fabrication Instructor: David Jones All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Diving into the beautiful and limitless world of metal fabrication, we will focus on traditional and sometimes inventive metalsmithing techniques and approaches, producing primarily jewelry and smaller scale sculptural items. Demonstrations and critiques will help build your knowledge and personal narrative. AUGUST 14–18 Glass and Metal: Transformed into Wearable Art Instructor: Susan Thornton All Levels* $595 Member | $625 Non-Member Learn to twirl molten glass into lovely beads and fashion them into wearable jewelry. We will explore the basics of making good foundation beads in the glass studio, and then journey to the metals studio to learn construction and fabrication techniques. *This class is designed for all skill levels, especially beginners. AUGUST 21–25 Stone Setting Instructor: Wendy Thurlow Intermediate–Advanced $545 Member | $575 Non-Member From small to large shapes, learn to set stones with confidence, gaining the knowledge and techniques needed to make professional settings. You will make your own set of tools for hammer and bezel settings and learn the proper way to use them. We will work with gemstones of different shapes and sizes, explore various prongs and bezels, and set cabochon stones with thick gauge metal and tab settings. AUGUST 25–28 Exploration in Cold Connections Instructor: Casey Sheppard All Levels $375 Member | $405 Non-Member What do you get when you take away fire or a torch? It may cause some challenges, but it also creates cold connections. This is a perfect class for students who are ready to explore the fun and vast world of cold connection. SEPTEMBER 1–3 Steel Jewelry Instructor: Maia Leppo All Levels $275 Member | $305 Non-Member Explore the use of steel as an affordable, lightweight, alternative material for a variety of jewelry. Learn, experiment with, and apply different soldering, micro-welding, and riveting methods; and then personalize your jewelry with handy, non-toxic finishing techniques and added accents. We will cover simple mechanisms for pin backs, clasps, and earring wires to help make your piece complete. SEPTEMBER 15–18 Basic Ring Fabrication Instructor: Joshua Kosker Beginner–Intermediate $375 Member | $405 Non-Member Learn the basic skills needed to create traditional metal rings, and then explore the different forms of rings and approaches used to make them. You will walk away with an assortment of one-of-a-kind rings and a strong foundation of metalsmithing skills. METALS & JEWELRY WORKSHOPS 2017 Marissa Saneholtz