ONSITE: Introduction to Metal Jewelry Workshop

Discover the fundamental concept of jewelry design and learn basic techniques for working with metals in this introductory class. The class begins with instruction on techniques such as drilling, sawing, texturing, working with wire, and finishing techniques. Soldering with a torch will also be introduced. Students will then use these skills to make a piece of their choice and leave with a foundation of knowledge to take to the next level. Basic materials and tools are provided.

Special Notes

  • All materials provided. There will be a break for lunch so please bring a bring a bagged lunch.

    Instructor speaks French + Italian, but the class is held in English.
    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. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit for more information.
About the Instructor

Lynalise Woodlief

Lynalise Woodlief is a studio jeweler and fine artist, born and bred in Richmond, VA. She graduated from VCU where she studied design, sculpture and metalsmithing. She combines mediums such as glass and metal to convey a sense of humor, warmth and organic elegance. To minimize the impact on the environment, She uses recycled metal, responsibly mined gemstones, and non-toxic material wherever possible.


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ONSITE: Introduction to Metal Jewelry Workshop

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Class Details
August 3 - August 410 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Days: Sun Sat
Tuition: $155.00
Member Tuition: $139.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Lynalise Woodlief
Level: Beginner