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Introduction to Metalsmith Techniques for Beginners

Saturday, April 3rd | 12:00pm-2:00pm | Introduction to Metalsmith Techniques for Beginners


Come learn to design and create metal jewelry! In this techniques class students will learn about safety, sawing, filing, hand tools, gauge, "hardness," and more. This class also includes copper sheet metal and students will make one pendant. 

Please note: Soldering is not included in this class. Please bring a pair of safety glasses or purchase from the instructor ($5). Please wear closed toe shoes.

This class is appropriate for ages 14+.

This class will take place indoors at Studio 34 Creative Arts Learning Center, located at 34 Elton St, Rochester, NY 14607. The studio is located on the second floor of the largest of the three brick buildings on Elton St. Please use the entrance on the right side of the building. Additional parking is located at the corner of Atlantic and Elton.

About the teacher:
Maya Postell is a senior Metalsmith faculty member and full time metalsmith. She has been teaching classes at Studio 34 for 5 years. Maya's body of work is botanical-themed, one of a kind, handmade jewelry crafted in silver and gold. Each piece is fabricated one by one from precious metals and castings of real plants.

For details on our COVID-19 policies, class cancellation policy, parking, and more please visit our FAQs.