Classes & Workshops

Have You Ever Wanted to Learn How to Make Your Very Own Jewelry?  
Take a class with Hali of HKM this Fall and check back often as the schedule updates!maclaren intro to jewelry class 

Intro to Jewelry:  Wayne Art Center – Wayne PAwayne art center jewelry and glass studio

Sept 17, 2019 to Oct 15th, 2019

Tuesdays 10am-1pm

Description: This course is designed as an intensive overview of common metalworking tools and techniques. The course will give students a basic knowledge of the material and its inherent properties, uses and artistic possibilities. Students will learn the basic techniques of sawing/filing, soldering, forming, and simple fabrication. Using sheet metal and wire we will make one pierced pendant and at least one ring.

Please do not wear loose clothing or jewelry to class, tie back long hair and wear sneakers/boots. A $20 supply kit is available to purchase on the first day which includes, drill bits, saw blades, sand paper, sheet metals and wire.
Please note this is a 5 week class.

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Silver Stamped Stack Ring (16+): ARTFusion19464 Pottstown PAsilver stamped stacking ring class maclaren wayne art center

Thursday, Oct 10th from 6-9pm

Cost: $50.00$65.00

Description:

In this one day class you will be learning the basics of working with sterling silver using various traditional jeweler’s tools and techniques. You will cut, stamp, solder, form and finish your very own stamped silver ring. You may choose any word or small phrase you’d like to create a hidden message on the inside of your ring, or wear your word for all to see. An additional $10 supply kit fee is payable to the instructor on the day of class. Please wear sneakers or boots, tie back long hair and avoid loose fitting clothes in the studio. Tuition includes use of the school’s tools. Minimum 3 students, maximum 8. FALL SESSION Thursday, October 10 from 6-9pm. $50 + supplies (member), $65 + supplies (non-member).


Silver Twist Forged Ring (16+): ARTFusion19464 Pottstown PA

silver twist forged ring class hali maclaren artfusion 19464

Thursday, Oct 17th from 6-9pm

Cost: $50.00$65.00

Description:

In this one day workshop you will be learning the basics of working with sterling silver using various traditional jeweler’s tools and techniques. You will learn how to anneal, forge, solder, form and finish your very own silver ring. An additional $10 supply kit fee is payable to the instructor on the day of class. Please wear sneakers or boots, tie back long hair and avoid loose fitting clothes in the studio. Tuition includes use of the school’s tools. Minimum 3 students, maximum 8. FALL SESSION Thursday, October 17 from 6-9pm. $50 + supplies (member), $65 + supplies (non-member).

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Found Object Pendants: Wayne Art Center

hkm jewelry class prong set found objects shells

Oct 22nd – Nov 19th 10am-1pm

Cost: $165

Description:

Description: This 5 class will walk you through the basics of making a prong-set pendant in silver or mixed metals using your own found objects. As humans we all have little “collections” from cherished moments with loved ones, or traveling alone among nature. What better way to preserve your treasures than setting them into an heirloom quality piece of jewelry.

We will complete at least one piece during this 10 week program. Bring in at least 5 different objects to choose from, they can be stone, bone, metal, wood, shell etc. Use your imagination and bring in anything you hold dear from your gatherings. Difficulty level is beginner to intermediate as some experience is always helpful but not necessary.
Please note: This is a 5 week class
Note: Please do not wear loose clothing or jewelry to class, tie back long hair and wear sneakers/boots.

Hammered Silver Ring (16+): ARTFusion19464 Pottstown PAhammered stack ring class hali maclaren art fusion 19464

Thursday, Oct 24th from 6-9pm

Cost: $50.00$65.00

Description:

In this one day class you will be learning the basics of working with sterling silver using various traditional jeweler’s tools and techniques. You will cut, solder, form and finish your very own hammered silver ring with two different hammer textures to choose from. An additional $10 supply kit fee is payable to the instructor on the day of class. Please wear sneakers or boots, tie back long hair and avoid loose fitting clothes in the studio. Tuition includes use of the school’s tools. Minimum 4 students, maximum 8. FALL SESSION Thursday, October 24 from 6-9pm. $50 + supplies (member), $60 + supplies (non-member).

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Silver Stamped Bracelet (16+) :

ARTFusion19464 Pottstown PA

Thursday, Nov 7th from 6-9pm

Cost: $50.00$65.00

Description:

In this one day class you will be learning the basics of working with sterling silver using various traditional jeweler’s tools and techniques. You will cut, stamp, solder, form and finish your very own stamped silver bracelet. You may choose any word or small phrase you’d like to create a hidden message on the inside of your bracelet, or wear your word for all to see. An additional $20 supply kit fee is payable to the instructor on the day of class. Please wear sneakers or boots, tie back long hair and avoid loose fitting clothes in the studio. Tuition includes use of the school’s tools. Minimum 3 students, maximum 8. FALL SESSION Thursday, November 7 from 6-9pm. $50 + supplies (member), $65 + supplies (non-member).

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Silver Twist Forge Bangle (16+):

ARTFusion19464 Pottstown PAtwistforged silver ring and bangle hali maclaren class art fusion 19464 pottstown

Thursday, Nov 21st from 1-4pm

Cost: $50.00$65.00

Description:

In this one day workshop you will be learning the basics of working with sterling silver using various traditional jeweler’s tools and techniques. You will learn how to anneal, forge, solder, form and finish your very own silver bracelet. An additional $20 supply kit fee is payable to the instructor on the day of class. Please wear sneakers or boots, tie back long hair and avoid loose fitting clothes in the studio. Tuition includes use of the school’s tools. Minimum 3 students, maximum 8. FALL SESSION Thursday, November 21 from 6-9pm. $50 + supplies (member), $65 + supplies (non-member).

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TAB SET FUSED GLASS CABOCHON (ages 16+) with Hali MacLaren and Julie Tonnessen:

ARTFusion19464 Pottstown PA

Thursday, Nov 14th and Nov 21st from 6-9pm

Cost: $50.00$65.00

Description:

In this two part class you will be learning the basics of working with fused glass and base metal to create a tab set pendant for a necklace. In the first class, Julie will be teaching you how to cut and create fused glass cabochons.  In the second class, Hali will teach you how to design, pierce, finish and set one of the cabochons in brass using various traditional jeweler’s tools and techniques. An additional $10 supply kit fee is payable to Hali on the second day of class. Please wear sneakers or boots, tie back long hair and avoid loose fitting clothes in the studio. Tuition includes use of the school’s tools. Minimum 3 students, maximum 8. FALL SESSION Thursday, November 14 from 6-7:30pm and Thursday, November 21 from 6-9pm. $85 + supplies (member), $100+ supplies (non-member).


Winter classes coming soon~


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