Create your own metal jewelry! In this beginner techniques class, students will learn about safety, sawing, filing, hand tools, gauge, "hardness," and more. The class also includes copper sheet metal for students to make one pendant.
Please note: Masks are required for both vaccinated and unvaccinated students at Studio 34. Please wear closed toe shoes. Please bring a pair of safety glasses or purchase from the instructor ($5). Soldering is not included in this class.
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.
Live subtitles will be available upon request during this class. If you prefer a sign language interpreter, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).
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.
Studio 34 Creative Arts Center is known for their small classes.
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