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Intro to Metals 1: Jewelry & Small Objects

Dates:July 9 - August 13, 2024
Meets:Tu from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio
Cost: $330.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Beginning students will explore the fundamentals of working with metal to make jewelry and small objects. Learn basic techniques such as sawing, piercing, filing, disc cutting, dapping, doming and finishing. This class will also introduce students to techniques such as soldering, metal forming and basic construction. Students will begin to develop skills and personal creativity through instructor-guided projects that focus on design and execution. Each student will be encouraged to complete two to three pieces while becoming more proficient with the materials, tools, studio equipment, and safety practices. This class is also great for previous entry-level students who would like additional instruction and support.

Youth Ages 13-17 may enroll in the course if they are enrolled with a parent or guardian. For more information, please contact the registration office.

Cancellation Policies

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

Inclement Weather Policy

For information on the Craft Center's inclement weather cancellation policies, please visit our website's policy page. Students are encouraged to also check our homepage and our Facebook page for status updates and closure announcements.

WCC Media Release Policy

We may occasionally use photos of students in promotional materials. Enrollment in one of our courses is consent to WCC using photos/videos of your class participation and/or art work in future advertising. If you would prefer WCC to not use photos of yourself or your enrolled family member, please let us know by filling out the media release form located on our website, and submitting it to

If there is a photographer in your course/workshop, kindly remind them that you have withheld consent to be photographed. If WCC is using your photo in current marketing and you would prefer it not to be used, please let us know by emailing

Questions? Call us at 508.753.8183 X301





For safety reasons we ask everyone to comply with the dress code policy in the Metals Department: Closed-toe footwear (no high heels), pants/shorts must go below the knee, long hair must be pulled back from the face and secured. 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: $330.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Student Fee$ 250.00
Mandatory FeeStudio Fee$ 35.00
Mandatory FeeMaterials Fee$ 45.00

25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio

Nicholas Hesson

Nicholas Hesson is an art educator, jeweler, enamelist, and CAD designer. His work utilizes a combination of digital and hand fabrication processes inspired by the human form and iconography associated with memento mori, beauty, and the human body.
After receiving his Associate in Fine Arts from Bucks County Community College he worked there as a 3D Arts Lab Technician maintaining the day-to-day operations of the studio. He simultaneously pursued his Bachelors in Fine Arts as he commuted to Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University where he assisted instructors as a teaching assistant as well as took classes. He received his BFA in Metals/Jewelry/CAD/CAM from Tyler in 2020. In the Spring of 2023, he graduated with his MFA in Metal Design from East Carolina University where he worked as a graduate teaching assistant. He now resides in the New England area where he works as a Silversmith for Tiffany & Co.
Date Day Time Location
07/09/2024Tuesday6 PM to 9 PM 25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio
07/16/2024Tuesday6 PM to 9 PM 25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio
07/23/2024Tuesday6 PM to 9 PM 25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio
07/30/2024Tuesday6 PM to 9 PM 25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio
08/06/2024Tuesday6 PM to 9 PM 25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio
08/13/2024Tuesday6 PM to 9 PM 25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio