Classical Goldsmithing in High-Karat Gold or Fine Silver II (Intermediate) - 92Y, New York

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Classical Goldsmithing in High-Karat Gold or Fine Silver II (Intermediate)

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Thu, May 27, 2021 - Thu, Jun 17, 2021
1:15 pm - 3:45 pm ET

Fri, May 28, 2021 - Fri, Jun 18, 2021
1:15 pm - 3:45 pm ET

Thu, Jun 24, 2021 - Thu, Jul 15, 2021
1:15 pm - 3:45 pm ET

Fri, Jun 25, 2021 - Fri, Jul 16, 2021
1:15 pm - 3:45 pm ET

Thu, Jul 22, 2021 - Thu, Aug 12, 2021
1:15 pm - 3:45 pm ET

Fri, Jul 23, 2021 - Fri, Aug 13, 2021
1:15 pm - 3:45 pm ET

Instructors

Valerie Blum

Valerie is an independent jewelry designer and jewelry instructor who combines classical jewelry-making techniques with unconventional themes, designs and materials to create one-of-a-kind pieces. Valerie’s primary area of interest is designing and enameling fine jewelry. She also uses traditional methods of hand-fabrication such as granulation, fusing and soldering in her pieces.

Currently, Valerie teaches enameling, goldsmithing and classical jewelry-making at Jewelry Arts, Inc., Fitzgerald Jewelry and 92Y. Many of her pieces have been featured at JAI’s annual exhibitions and sales, as well as in Ganoksin’s juried “Differences Unite Us” exhibit. Most recently, Valerie was awarded the first prize in The Art of Handmade Tahitian Pearl Design Contest for her Moonflower earrings. Additional examples of her work can be found on Instagram @valerieblumdesigns.

Odette Channell

Odette Channell is an educator, designer, and freelance jeweler whose work features fabricated stone settings combined with textural cast elements, blurring the line between fine and art jewelry. After graduating from Pratt Institute with a BFA in Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing, she worked as a studio technician at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She later spent 4 years honing her technique as a bench jeweler for Alex Šepkus. Her jewelry and wearable sculpture have been featured in various publications. In 2018, she joined the NYC Jewelry Week team, and in 2019 acted as a liaison for ...

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