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Does not include service & handling fees, if applicable.
Explore the use of steel as an affordable, lightweight alternative material for a variety of jewelry.
Learn, experiment with, and apply different soldering and riveting methods with 20g-10g steel wires and 20g steel sheet. Personalize your jewelry with handy, non-toxic finishing techniques and added accents of your choice. The course will also cover riveting and soldering with other metals (silver, brass, copper, tin) and simple mechanisms for pin backs, clasps, and earring wires will be covered to help make your piece complete. All levels are welcome.
Price includes materials kit: $65 (will include steel wire, sheet, flex shaft attachments, burs, ear posts, silver tubing and wire for pins, ear posts and backs). Registration must be received before May 13 to ensure timely shipping.
Students need to have access to soldering station, fresh pickle, basic hand tools and hammers.
Programs taking place online:An access link will be emailed to you after purchase.
Programs taking place in our NYC facilities:Please read our safety guidelines before visiting our building.
Programs taking place online and in our NYC facilities:Please select which experience you wish to participate in when registering. Online participants will be emailed an access link after purchase. In-person participants should read our safety guidelines before attending the program.
Maia graduated from Tufts University in 2008 with a degree in Biology and Community Health. She received training in jewelry and metals from various craft schools, including Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Pocosin Arts, Penland School of Crafts and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and her Masters of Fine Art from SUNY New Paltz. She has participated in artist residencies at Arrowmont and Fallingwater and has taught around the country including Penland, Arrowmont, Pocosin, and Touchstone. She currently works out of her studio in the Brewhouse Association on the south side of Pittsburgh.