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Fine Jewelry and Stonesetting

Sessions Start: Mon, Sep 25, 2017, 7 pm - 9:30 pm

Priority Registration available to $500+ annual donors through Aug 1.
Other priority buyers are eligible beginning noon, July 26. If eligible, login.
Open registration begins noon, Aug 2.

Sessions Start: Thu, Sep 28, 2017, 1 pm - 3:30 pm

Priority Registration available to $500+ annual donors through Aug 1.
Other priority buyers are eligible beginning noon, July 26. If eligible, login.
Open registration begins noon, Aug 2.

Instructors

Janice Grzyb

Janice Grzyb has been a jewelry designer and fabricator of one of a kind pieces, limited editions and custom work for over 25 years. Her work encompasses a wide range of techniques using precious metals and a variety of precious and semi-precious gem stones. Often her pieces incorporate unusual elements collected from her travels, which give her work an exotic quality and an aura of antiquity. Janice graduated from Maine College of Art in 1981. She has exhibited her work in many prestigious galleries throughout the US and abroad. Her work has been among publications such as Europa Star, Lark Books and Art Box Japan. Janice is the proud recipient of the Saul Bell Design Award for the year 2011 and is a member of Society of American Silversmiths.

Russell Jones

New York-based jewelry designer Russell Jones graduated as an illustrator from Rhode Island School of Design, but always had his sights set on mastering the art of metalsmithing. His career focused fully on jewelry in 2005, but he has been making it since he was a teenager. His design process starts with the stones or beads he wants to showcase, then he says "I draw until I’m happy". Russell usually builds his work out of wire and sheet metal in silver and gold. Even with his passion for craftsmanship and his forceful visionary ...