This course offers a comprehensive introduction to jewelry making for beginners and the self-taught. Focus on developing through demonstration and hands-on projects, basic metal jewelry fabrication skills, including soldering, sawing, drilling, filing, sanding, and polishing.
TUITION: $345 + FEES: $40
Rachel Alvarez Flaherty earned a BFA in Metalsmithing and Jewelry from Maine College of Art and a Postgraduate Certificate from the University of Central England at Birmingham. She has a studio in South Portland where she specializes in custom jewelry as well as lockets and rings in sterling silver, gold and mixed media. Rachel has been teaching in the Continuing Studies Program at MECA for over 20 years.
Supplies provided with additional supplies available for purchase.