In these 2 half day sessions, you will learn how to make post earrings using sheet metal and disc cutters. Students will strengthen their soldering skills through hands-on repetition and practice. Torch experience required.
Students will be able to see samples for inspiration and receive step by step demonstration, safety and tool use from the instructor. This class will be taught using the smith little torch. Open to ages 14 and up. All materials and tools needed will be provided for use during this class.
Students are encouraged to register for the open studio on Wednesday to practice their skills between the classes.
- Prerequisite: Torch experience required.
- BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Overall BARN safety policies are here. Masks inside BARN are required.
- Please wear closed-toe shoes. Wear hearing protectors when warranted and safety glasses; bring your own or use BARN's. Tie back long hair. Avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry; roll up sleeves.
- Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.
Sarah Jones is a BARN founding member, jewelry studio programming and steering committee member. She is a local Bainbridge Island artist, and teacher with experience in fine metal arts, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, stained glass, and photography.
Because Sarah is a visual and tactile learner herself, her classes typically involve a lot of hands-on learning time. In addition, Sarah’s classes are accompanied by printed information and resources for her students to refer back to when practicing their new skills.
Sarah’s art has been displayed in the Seattle Metals Guild exhibitions and Bainbridge Arts & Craft exhibitions.
You can view her recent work on Instagram at: @sarahjonesjewelry and @foggyroaddesigns