Enameling Series: Saw and Solder Champlevé

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2022
  • Thursday, December 15, 2022
  • 2 sessions
  • Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM (PST)
  • Thursday, December 15, 2022, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM (PST)
  • BARN Jewelry Studio, Class Code JE121322KL
  • 5

Registration

  • $254 Tuition + $35 Materials Fee
  • $195 Tuition + $35 Materials Fee
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    Registration will close December 12th

Register

This class has prerequisites. Please see the description below before registering.


Photo courtesy Karin LuvaasBring your design ideas to life with Champlevé!

Champlevé is a process of filling cells with enamel and dates back to the 2nd century BC. These cells can be carved, etched, or pierced. In this class you will learn how to saw out your designs, solder and enamel the pieces to create colorful pieces of jewelry.


We will be working in copper with opaque enamels.

Supplies Needed:

  • Several photos or images as ideas to use as inspiration. These can be drawings, photos, or imagery. Black and white line drawings are recommended.

Details:

  • Prerequisite: Intro to Enameling: Opaques. Please check your BARN account before you register to ensure you have completed this prerequisite by viewing the link for "Registrations and events" in your profile. 
  • Soldering skills are recommended but not required.

  • $35 materials fee is included in the tuition.

  • Masks are required for all activities in the Jewelry studio.
  • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols. 
  • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. Please learn about BARN's Companion Program here for those who might need physical assistance here.


Instructor:  

Karin Lee Luvaas is a local Bainbridge Island artist and jeweler. With an art degree in encaustics, painting and metal sculpture, Karin has studied under acclaimed jewelry masters Michael Boyd, Kent Raible, Petra Class, and Sarah Graham and achieved Graduate Jeweler status under Alan Revere of the world renowned Revere Academy of San Francisco, California.  Karin is also a GIA certified Graduate Gemologist and holds a Jewelers of America Bench Jeweler Technician certificate.

Karin’s current work can be viewed on Instagram @karinluvaas.


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