ONSITE: Advanced Metal Jewelry

Further your metal jewelry practice with advanced techniques like prepping wax models for casting. You’ll see weekly demonstrations and get the chance to work on self-directed projects with plenty of one-on-one guidance from the instructor.

Special Notes

  • Prerequisite: a beginner and intermediate metal jewelry class or comparable experience. Some materials provided; the instructor will discuss other necessary supplies and how to purchase them.

    This class will not meet on 4/5.

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

    This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. For more info visit On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program: if interested please visit
About the Instructor

Jay Sharpe

Jay Sharpe grew up in Richmond, VA, attended VCU and graduated in 1990 with a BFA in Fine Arts, with a focus on metalsmithing and fine jewelry. Jay promptly began his career at the Hand Workshop (which is now known as Visual Arts Center of Richmond) that same year. He became on of VisArts' Master Teacher recipients in 2014 and hasn't stopped teaching since! His jewelry line, Henléava Jewelry Collection, has been featured in Essence Magazine, Richmond Magazine, and Southern Living Magazine, and worn by several celebrities. Follow Jay on Instagram @jay_sharpellc and Facebook @JaySharpeLLC.

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ONSITE: Advanced Metal Jewelry

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Class Details
March 29 - May 249:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Day: Wed
Tuition: $225.00
Member Tuition: $202.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Jay Sharpe
Level: Advanced