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Please join us for this free event! The Jewelry Online Connections (JOC) is an informal way for us to gather and share. After we have a chance to say “Hi” and catch up with each other, we’ll get right into our monthly topic.
Later in the session, you’ll have an opportunity to share a project that you’re working on, get feedback on a design, or get advice from the other participants on how to solve a technical challenge.
We welcome your suggestions for future topics. If you have a topic that you’d like to host, let us know! Send your ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org
DATE: Evening of Monday, October 5
TOPIC: Compare and Contrast: Wax Working Tools
HOST: Nanz Aalund
Working with wax is much easier when you have the right tools. BARN Jewelry Studio has electric wax pens to work with but a small investment in the right tool will allow you to work at home - easily. So, which tool is good for you? Join the Jewelry Studio for this Jewelry Online Connection session to learn about 4 different hot wax tools (electric and otherwise) and how to use them.
Nanz Aalund’s wide ranging career as a jewelry designer, goldsmith, and educator, began with high school shop classes. After serving as a fine jewelry designer and marketing consultant for Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Tiffany & Co., Aalund taught jewelry and metals classes at the University of Washington and at the Art Institute in Seattle. Earning a Masters of Fine Art (MFA/Metals) and a Masters of Education/College and Technical Teaching Curriculum (CTTC). Her work has been exhibited both national and international since the 1980s. She authored the book, "Masters Gold,” published by Lark Books in 2009 and her most recent publication, “A Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeship” published in 2017 for MJSA, received a Silver Medal in the national AM&P Excel Awards, in 2018