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Jewels 1 Basic Concepts by Jesse Bert / Online course

Workshop  /  OnLineCourse   OnlineOnly   Making  /  25 Sep 2021  -  26 Sep 2021
Published: 11.08.2021
Jewels 1 Basic Concepts by Jesse Bert / Online course.
Silver Jewelry School
Management:
Joe Silvera, Jenn Parnell
DEADLINE: 24/09/2021
Jesse Bert teaching.
Jesse Bert teaching

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Intro
This online course focuses on the basics of jewelry making: peeling, filing, sanding, texturing, stamping, polishing, setting stones, and much more.
Do you want to make your own personalized jewelry? Express yourself in metal and stones? This class is your gateway to a world of silver, gold, and gemstones. Learn to use traditional hand tools to make jewelry. We start with fun and simple practice projects to hone your skills and teach you the basics. All with the live support of your instructor. With a little practice, you can make your own designs and place more stones. This online course focuses on the basics of jewelry making: peeling, filing, sanding, texturing, stamping, polishing, setting stones, and much more. Practicing weekly is a great way to develop skills that will pay off. And with interactive classes, you can ask questions.

It's a virtual workshop via Zoom platform.
All students will be sent a specific link for joining before the date of the class.

When: September 25th & 26th, Saturday & Sunday 10:00-5:00 (Pacific Standard Time/US WEST COAST)
Cost: $295 USD (approx.250€)
Language: Workshop taught in Spanish

For complete information about the tool list, Lab fees and other questions please contact Silvera Jewelry School directly via mail.
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About the Instructor
Jesse Bert holds a BFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from RIT and an MFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from ECU. 3 years spent as a tool and die maker's apprentice before university gave him a strong interest and appreciation for creating fine handmade tools. After graduate school, Jesse moved to central Mexico. There he spent the first 14 years of his professional career in San Miguel de Allende teaching metalsmithing and jewelry techniques to students of all skill levels at his own studio, as well as making annual trips to teach in cities around the world. Now re-located back to Seattle, Washington, he maintains ties with the Metalsmithing community in Latin America as a guest professor at the Technological Institute of Monterrey in the city of Guadalajara. Some prestigious venues where his work has been shown include the Franz Mayer Museum, Mexico City, and the Museum of Art and Design in NYC. In 2014 he was a fellow at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts residency program, and in 2019 he participated in a 2-month residency working with a world-renowned German instrument builder near Frankfurt. 
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