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Bezel Set Turquoise & Sterling Silver Cuff

Dates: April 1, 2023

Meets: Sa from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: 25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio

Student Fee: $255.00

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Learn how to create a wide sterling silver cuff bracelet of your own design! We will cover texturing, piercing, shaping and smoothing a wide cuff. Practice bezel making and learn the tricks of forming multiple bezels and how to solder them directly onto a cuff. Each student will receive 1 large and 2 small turquoise stones to set on their unique bracelet. Jewelry I required.



Cancellation Policies




Please read through these policies carefully on our website's policy page.  Written notice of cancellations via email (to wccregistration@worcester.edu) is required within specified cancellation windows detailed on our website.




COVID Policies




IMPORTANT COVID Policy UPDATES.  Please read carefully:


 



As of Monday, October 17, 2022, masks will be optional in our studio spaces. Everyone accessing the studio is asked to recognize and accept their role as part of a greater community effort that is required to help maintain the safety of all members by being proactive about health self-assessment, following studio guidelines, and participating fully in the support of sanitization efforts that are required to maintain a healthy work environment. Please be sure to read through the Worcester Center for Crafts' updated COVID policies on our COVID-19 Response Page (https://www.worcestercraftcenter.org/covid-19-response).



Notes:

If your class is scheduled to occur in the evenings after 5PM or if you arrive on a weekend before 10AM, please enter the facilities through our rear, handicap-accessible Studio Entrance across from the Parking Lot. The front entrance and offices lock at 5PM. As you enter through the Studio Entrance, please take a right if you are looking for the Ceramics Studio. Please take a left if you are looking for the Metals Studio or the Multimedia Studio.
Fee: $255.00
Hours:12.00
CEUs:12.00

Fee Breakdown

CategoryDescriptionAmount
Course Fee (Basic)Student Fee$ 160.00
Mandatory FeeMaterials Fee$ 60.00
Mandatory FeeStudio Fee$ 35.00

25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio

Elizabeth Ryan-Belton

Elizabeth Ryan-Belton studied jewelry and metal smithing at the Universary of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Mass Art in 2005. After graduation Elizabeth worked as a production / bench jeweler for a local artisan before she started her own jewelry business, Looka Jewelry, in 2011. Her jewelry has been exhibited throughout the United States at fine art galleries and in juried exhibitions including The Paine Gallery, Providence Art Club, Michele Mercaldo Contemporary Jewelry, Paradise City, Artrider Fine Craft Shows and sold at Don Muller Gallery in Northampton, MA, The Boulder Arts and Crafts Co-Op in Boulder,CO , The Clever Hand Gallery in Wellesley, MA and the Worcester Center for the Crafts gallery and Holiday Festival.


Elizabeth's contemporary art jewelry has been published in the following publications:

  • 2010 21st Century Jewelry, The Best of the 500 Series, Marthe Le Van, Larks Crafts
  • 2008 Compendium of Contemporary Jewelers, Andy Lim, Darling Publications, Germany
  • 2007 Lark Books, 500 Pendants and Lockets
  • Her production jewelry has been featured in several local magazines including Preview Massachusetts and Worcester Living Magazine.

Elizabeth enjoys teaching the craft of metal smithing to students of all ages and her favorite techniques include hand-piercing (often with a tiny sawblade), hand fabrication and soldering.

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