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January 2020

Jewelry 101: Intro to Metalsmithing – Evening

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tuesdays, 1/21/19 - 3/3/19 
Artisan’s Asylum, 10 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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$325

Class cost: $325 / Materials Fee: $45 payable to Instructor. Through this 7-week class, you will be introduced to the arcane and secret techniques of making fine jewelry. You will come away with new skills and finished pieces to show off and be proud of. We will work primarily in sterling silver, brass, and copper. No prior experience is necessary.

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Jewelry 201: Setting Faceted Gemstones

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wednesdays; 1/23/19 - 1/30/19
Artisan’s Asylum, 10 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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$225

Class Fee: $225 / Materials Fee: $40. Build upon your Jewelry 101 skills and learn the art of setting faceted gemstones! In two evening sessions, we will cover how to set faceted gemstones in prongs (4-prong heads) and in small bezels, also known as tube-setting.

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Introduction to Lost Wax Casting (Part 1)

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Saturday/Sunday; 1/25/20 - 1/26/20
Artisan’s Asylum, 10 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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$180

Lost Wax (Investment) Casting is the art of casting a metal piece from a wax model, which is destroyed in the process. This technique can be used to produce jewelry, small sculpture, and parts for fabrication.

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Intro to Pulse Arc Welder

January 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Artisan’s Asylum, 10 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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$70

The pulse-arc welder is a remarkable desktop machine for precision metal fabrication. In essence, it is a scaled-down TIG welder with a computer interface and microscope – which makes it a unique, high-end tool for joining, tacking, and repair of small items in any metal that can be welded, from steel and stainless steel to titanium, gold, copper and more

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Anodizing Titanium

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Artisan’s Asylum, 10 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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$55

Class fee: $55 / Materials fee: $10 This one-session workshop will introduce students to the basics of using electricity to color titanium. This process (known as anodizing) uses an electrical current to change the surface color of titanium.

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February 2020

Tool Review & Testing: Jewelry Studio

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Artisan’s Asylum, 10 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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$95

This one session tool training is the perfect way to get trained up to operate independently in the Jewelry Shop if you already have some jewelry-making experience and don't have time for a long-form class. Testing is necessary to be certified to work on your own in the Shop. Choose the date that works for you!

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Make a Ring Workshop

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Saturday and Sunday; 2/8/2020 - 2/9/2020
Artisan’s Asylum, 10 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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$215

Class fee: $215 / Materials fee: $35. Spend a weekend in the Artisan’s Asylum jewelry studio learning to make several rings!! Starting with a simple soldered brass band ring, students will learn the basics of measuring, sawing and shaping your ring.

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Letter Necklace – *Valentines Gift Idea!*

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Artisan’s Asylum, 10 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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$165

Class fee: $165 / Materials fee: $30. Create a one-of-a-kind Letter Necklace with the initial of your choice. You’ll handcraft the letter pendant using eco-friendly recycled sterling silver and be provided with an 18” chain to complete the necklace. No experience necessary.

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Introduction to Lost Wax Casting (Part 2)

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Saturday/Sunday; 2/22/20-2/23/20
Artisan’s Asylum, 10 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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$180

Lost Wax (Investment) Casting is the art of casting a metal piece from a wax model, which is destroyed in the process. This technique can be used to produce jewelry, small sculpture, and parts for fabrication.

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