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.
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:
102: 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 Hammering
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
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.