Metal + Jewelry

All classes held in the Art School Metals Studio.

  • Basic Jewelry Making • MJKV172A64

    Become familiar with basic jewelry making tools such as hand files, saws, torches, flex shafts and more. Throughout the semester you will learn about designing, sawing, filing, soldering, stone setting, polishing and how to solve basic jewelry-making problems. Where: All classes are held in the ...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    Jun. 2-Aug. 18
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    Fri 9:30am–12:30pm ( 12 sessions) Past_exhib_class_full
  • Basic Metal Fabrication • MJKV172A65

    This is a basic metal fabrication class for anyone who wants to try metal fabrication.  You will learn about sawing, piercing, texturing, filing, soldering, polishing and other fabrication technics. This class also includes stone setting technics. Please bring your design or picture ideas ...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    Jun. 2-Aug. 18
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    Fri 6–9pm (12 sessions) Past_exhib_su17_mj_14
  • Inventive Jewelry • MJSS172W69

    Bring your personal creativity and unique attitude to class! Emphasizing hands-on learning of practical, basic fabrication techniques, new students will start with a simple guided project, then continue on to developing their own designs. Experienced students will be encouraged to further devel...

    Stacy Siu  
    Jun. 1-Aug. 24
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    Thu 9:30am–12:30pm (13 sessions) Past_exhib_su17_mj_07
  • Metals Lab Independent Open Studio

    Wed 9:30-12:30pm • June 7–Aug 16Fri 1–4pm • July 14–Aug 18Sat 1–4pm • July 29–Aug 19Sun 1–4pm • June 4–Aug 20$10 per session Students must have completed one introductory metals course at the Honolulu Museum of Art School and must be...

     
    Jun. 4-Aug. 20
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  • Wax Carving/ Lost Wax Casting • MJJF172A74

    In this introduction to wax carving and the lost wax casting process, students learn to use carving tools, sprue and tree strategies, the investment process, casting technique, and finishing.  Supply list Where: All classes are held in the Art School Metals studio. Tools & Supplies: S...

    Jim Friedman  
    Jun. 5-Aug. 21
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    Mon 9am–noon (12 sessions) Past_exhib_class_full
  • Advanced Stone Setting: Pavé and Threadwork • MJJD172W63

    Learn how to add professional stone setting to your jewelry designs and projects. Students will use drills, burrs, and gravers to fashion complex settings for round gemstones. Layout subjects include carreau (square), triangular, star, thread (stones aligned in a row), and the challengi...

    Jason Dow  
    Jul. 1-Jul. 22
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    Sat 9am–4pm (4 sessions) Past_exhib_class_full
  • Identifying Diamonds • MJBR172A68

    Are you dazzled by diamonds and would like to know more about these storied gems? Brenda Reichel will teach you how to identify and categorize diamonds based on their authenticity and colors. If you have diamond jewelry to share, feel free to bring them to class.  Image by Brenda Reichel

    Brenda Reichel  
    Aug. 13-Aug. 13
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    Sun 1–4pm (1 session) Past_exhib_su17_mj_06
  • Crown Jewels of Hawai‘i • MJBR172A66

    This one-day workshop will introduce you to the rich—and royal—history of modern Hawaiian jewelry. There will be a special emphasis on the crown jewels, Hawaiian heirloom jewelry, and Ni‘ihau shell lei.   Image by Brenda Reichel

    Brenda Reichel  
    Jul. 16-Jul. 16
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    Sun 1–4pm ( 1 session) Past_exhib_su17_mj_04
  • Hand Engraving • MJJD172W67

    Learn how to engrave by hand script lettering and ornamental patterns directly into metal. This course is for the beginning engraver—you will learn how to set up and use basic engraving tools. You will first learn to shape and sharpen your own chisels or "gravers." Next, yo...

    Jason Dow  
    Jun. 3-Jun. 24
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    Sat 9am–4pm (4 sessions) Past_exhib_su17_mj_05
  • Jewelry II • MJBC172A70

    Refine your soldering skills, go beyond bezel settings, finish those unfinished projects, and try something new. Some topics may include etching, various stone settings, and anticlastic and synclastic forming. Individual projects encouraged. Prerequisite: Students should know basic skills and ...

    Brenda Ching  
    Jun. 7-Aug. 2
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    Wed 6–9pm (9 sessions) Past_exhib_su17_mj_08
  • アドバンスジェリークラス • MJKV172A71

    指輪、ペンダントヘッド、イヤリング作りの基本は知っているけど、ストーンセティングやもうちょっと凝ったことがしてみたい。日本語で習えると楽なんだけどっと思っている方いらっしゃいませんか?そんな方にお薦めのアドバンスのジュエリークラスです。自分のデザインを生かしたオリジナルのジェリー作りに挑戦してみませんか。 This class is Advanced Jewelry Making for Japanese and English speakers.  Where: All classes are held in the Art School Metals studio. ...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    Jun. 4-Aug. 20
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    Sun 9:30am–12:30pm (12 sessions) Past_exhib_su17_mj_09
  • Shippo: Japanese Enameling (cloisonné) • MJKI172W72

    Sat & Sun 11am–4pm • Aug 5–6, 12–13 Learn the ancient art of shippo (“seven treasures”) to produce works with jewel-like enamel color on a base of metal or ceramic. Beginning projects include small boxes and accessories. Experienced students may have a ch...

    Kazuko Inomata  
    Aug. 5-Aug. 13
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    Sat & Sun 11am–4pm (4 sessions) Past_exhib_su17_mj_10
  • Jewelry Making with Silver Clay • MJKI172W73

    Create your own silver jewelry with silver clay, a new material. Silver Clay consists of binder and silver. Just like any other clay, it is easy to handle. Even those with no previous artistic experience can learn to mold complex shapes and designs. After you mole the clay, it then goes th...

    Kazuko Inomata  
    Aug. 11-Aug. 11
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    Fri 5–8pm (1 session) Past_exhib_su17_mj_11
  • Wax Carving/ Lost Wax Casting 2 • MJJF172A75

    In this basic wax carving and the lost wax casting class students learn to use wax carving tools, sprue and tree strategies, the investment process, standard, advanced and experimental casting techniques. Finishing techniques, and bench work will also be covered. No previous experience is ne...

    Jim Friedman  
    Jun. 5-Aug. 21
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    Mon 6–9pm (12 sessions) Past_exhib_su17_mj_13