Explore unconventional methods in wax modeling and carving.

Create original organically-formed wax objects and jewelry pieces for casting, using soft wax, mold-making techniques and open-mold casting-a great class for the creative jeweler who doesn’t want to make anything ordinary.

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  • Alternative Wax Carving

    First Session: Mon, May 11, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Ruth Reifen  show bio

    Ruth Reifen, Brooklyn based Jewelry Artist received her BFA in Jewelry Design from Shenkar College in Israel and her MFA in Jewelry +Metals from the Rhode Island School of Design.

    She has presented in galleries and museums in Israel, Europe and the United States. Her work is part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Art and Design, NY. Ruth has been featured in several web-journals, blogs, American Craft magazine and ELLE.

    She is currently working in the fashion jewelry industry in Manhattan, NY, as a jewelry designer and keeps her own studio practice in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

    Ruth teaches in the Jewelry department at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, in the Metals department at the School of Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, at 92nd Street Y in Manhattan and at Bro...for full instructor biography and other classes taught by this instructor, click here

    Day(s): Monday

    Sessions: 6

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S355, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $255.00

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