Jewelry Making Classes in Asheville

Contact me about upcoming classes or schedule your private make-and-take class with your family, friends, or team. Each of you will create your own unique designs and learn new skills to make your own jewelry.

This shared experience gives you a lasting memory connected to the jewelry you take with you.

Classes include use of tools and materials and are limited to 8 participants. Children under 12 need to take the class with an adult.

Private lessons and private group classes are available. (Prices vary depending on number in private party.)
Contact me to inquire as far ahead of time as possible. 

101: Basic Wire-Wrapping

Learn the 4 most important tools for wire-wrapping, discover various sizes and materials for wire, and make two pairs of earrings (or earrings and a pendant). You’ll choose from various gemstones and a variety of beads to design your own jewelry. You’ll learn how to make a noose loop, how to use jump rings, etc. Materials and use of tools included. $60

Next class is Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 5:00-7:00pm. Register here:


jewelry making tools102: Wire-Wrapping Briolettes & Connecting Elements

Discover more gemstone options and the addition of wrapping briolette beads (top-drilled). You’ll make two pieces of jewelry of your choosing (earrings and/or necklaces) and learn about various components to create more complex wire-wrapped designs. Email to get on list for this class. $60


104: Introduction to Hammeringjewelry making tools hammer

Discover the basics of hammering! Learn a few techniques and design your own earrings and pendant. Explore heavier gauge wire and the implications on your design & materials. Leave with two hammered pieces. $60

Next class Friday, December 20th, 5:00-7:00pm. Register here:

105: Wire-Wrap a Piece of Sea Glass to make a pendant

Choose from a colorful selection of sea glass pieces and learn to wrap it into a pendant. Learn a technique for wrapping, which tools and materials to use. Leave with one wire-wrapped sea glass pendant. Next class Friday, December 6th, 5:00-6:00 pm, $30

106: Wire-wrapping a Gemstone Pendant

Expand upon your beginning wire-wrapping skills by making your own wire-wrapped gemstone pendant in this class. You will select an oval gemstone from Jen's collection and learn how to make a basic design and wire wrap it. Loop and coil and other basic wire-wrapping skills are combined to create your custom piece. The pendant that you create will have a wire-wrapped bail and spirals for decoration. Taught by guest teacher, Jessica Fink. Next class is Saturday, November, 16 2019, 5-7:30pm. $65


Terms and Conditions for classes at Jen Aly Designs: For a full refund, cancellations must be received via writing (text or email) 48 hours in advance. With less than 48 hours notice, a 50% refund is given. Refunds will be processed within 5 business days. All classes will begin at the agreed upon time.


Unless otherwise specified, these jewelry making classes are held in Weaverville, North Carolina just 10 minutes north of Asheville, North Carolina.

Directions are here.

Please contact me with any questions, to learn about upcoming classes, or book your group. Email me or call 828-333-7144.

Make your own earrings!