Classes


Classes at Our DeLand Studio

We offer jewelry classes for students of all skill levels at our Artisan Alley studio in historic downtown DeLand. Please note that all classes require advance registration or reservation — classes fill quickly.

Class scheduling can be flexible.

Introduction to Enameling:  Embossed bracelet with Traci Remillard
at DeLand FSGNE Studio
Sunday November 14th, 12:00PM – 5:00PM


Class size limit: minimum 3, maximum 6
Sign up before October 31st


Prerequisites: Be comfortable with heat (we will be using kilns at 1500 degrees), hammers, files and drills.

Please wear cotton clothing and closed-toed shoes.

$85.00/FSG members, $110.00/non-members: materials fee paid to instructor at time of class

This is a beginning enamels class that is project-based.  You will learn enameling while creating a panel bracelet you can wear home!   In this class you will learn safety rules for working with enamels and some basic metal skills – drilling, filing, shaping and cold connection with jump rings. You will learn how to prepare metals before enameling and how the enamels work on metal. Then you will learn and start enameling using the kiln. 

Supplies:  Embossed copper bracelet kit – supplied by Instructor.

Everything else that you need will be supplied, (Bracelet kit, millefiori, sifters, sticking agent, dust masks and enamels).

NOTE: Enamel is fine ground glass, you may want to bring your own goggles and masks if you have them. The studio does have goggles if you don’t.

There will be a $25.00 fee for the student kit, paid to the instructor at the beginning of the class.

Instructor:  Traci Remillard (386)871-4330

Basic Fabrication classes to be offered on the following weekends. 

October 23th & 24th
December 11th & 12th

BASIC FABRICATION

10am to 5pm  (there will be a half hour break, so bring a snack!)

For everyone’s safety – proof of full Covid-19 vaccination is required in advance! NO exceptions. This is the instructors requirement.

Dive into a two-day workshop in basic fabrication of jewelry concepts, while acquiring the skills and knowledge to create your own unique piece of jewelry in sterling silver, brass, copper or combine all three!
You will learn how to cut, saw, pierce, texture, solder and polish.    
You will leave inspired; ready to impress your friends and show off your own personal metal necklace, or earrings. 

No experience necessary.  Class size is a minimum of 4 and maximum of 6.  

This class will be taught over two days.  The price is $175 for FSG members ($205 for nonmembers), all tools will be available.  A materials kit will be sold separately and must be paid for in advance. Please call the instructor to arrange payment for materials kit.

Students are encouraged to call the instructor after registering for class, to discuss ideas on what they might like to make.

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Materials/supplies kit 

You may bring your own supplies on the list below, or purchase in advance from the instructor. Please contact Jody directly if you would like her to provide the supplies. This will need to be paid in advance.

2″x2″ 20g SS 1/2 hard sheet            25.00
1″ SS tubing 2.9mm hard                   1.25
6″ SS 20g wire 1/2 hard                      2.00
4″ SS 18g wire 1/2 hard                      2.00
4 SS earring posts/nuts                      5.00
copper sheet                                       3.00
brass sheet                                         3.00
flux brush                                            1.00
Flux                                                     1.00
easy solder                                          2.50
medium solder                                     2.50
hard solder                                          2.50
400 grit sandpaper                              1.00
drill bit (3/32 – 1mm)                            2.00




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