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Wax Carving (Absolute Beginners)

Sessions Start: Tue, Sep 26, 2017, 10 am - 12:30 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: Tue, Sep 26, 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.

Instructors

Michele Berman

Michele Berman has thirty years of experience as a professional jeweler. She studied at various schools in New York City before working several years for renowned jewelry designer, Barry Kieselstein-Cord. She then became a freelance model maker for other companies before moving on to start her own collection, which can be viewed at art fairs across the country. Michele specializes in both jewelry wax carving and metalworking, and is pleased to share her passion for wearable objects made by hand. View a portfolio of her work.

Paul Kim

Paul Kim is an independent jeweler, graduated from Fashion Institute of Technology and Gemological Institute of America. Studied Jewelry Design and fine Arts. He works with wax and precious metals. To make jewelry, Paul hand carves each model from wax by utilizing the same tools that are used by jewelers. Casted pieces are then fabricated with various tools to complete the jewelry with Gem stones.