Continuing Education

Jewelry Silversmithing And Design

Jewelry Silversmithing Beginner

Cost: $395

This class is for beginners who wish to make jewelry for themselves or as gifts. Create two or three pieces of sterling silver jewelry using the basic techniques of sawing, filing, soldering, and stone setting. A basic tool kit is required, available at first class for approximately $100 (cash only). Sterling silver and gemstones are also available for purchase. Estimated cost of the first project is $25. If you already have a gemstone, bring it to class to have its suitability assessed. No previous experience is necessary.

Instructor: Barrie Edwards

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Sep 24-Oct 29 | 80034, 6 sessions, Tue, 5:308:30 pm
Nov 5-Dec 10 | 80255, 6 sessions, Tue, 5:308:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Wire Pendant on Beaded Chain Necklace

Cost: $85

This class is perfect if you wish to master the skill of wire linking and wrapping, which is a fundamental technique for wire work designs. Create a gorgrous beaded chain necklace with wire-wrapped stone pendant that you can also wrap around your wrist and wear as a multi-strand bracelet. Tools are available to share. Bring your own needle nose pliers, chain nose pliers, and wire cutters, if available. Bring extra lighting and eye glasses if required.

A $35 supply fee is payable in class. Includes private YouTube tutorials.

Instructor: Carla Swope

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Oct 23 and 30 | 80080, 2 sessions, Wed, 6-8:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Wire Wrapped Pendant

Cost: $69

This course is an introduction to professional solderless wirework and open to all skill levels. Learn how to bend and manipulate square and ½ round copper wire to secure any shaped stones without glue or soldering. Choose from a variety of unique stones for your project. Tools are available to share, however bring your own chain nose pliers, wire cutters, and optional nylon jaw pliers if available. Bring extra lighting and eyeglasses, if required.

Materials Fee: $20 (cash only). Includes private YouTube tutorial link.

Instructor: Carla Swope

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Sep 25 | 80079, 1 session, Wed, 5:30-9 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Inspire Wire and Bead Class for Kids

Cost: $55

Unplug your kids on Saturday morning and have them learn wire and beading techniques to create fun and unique jewelry projects. Ideal for children ages 7–12.

Instructor: Carla Swope

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Oct 19 | 80275, 1 session, Sat, 10-12 pm

 

Offered winter 2020, Dates to be announced
Saturday Jewellery Making Classes

Cost: $89

Instructor will have tools for sharing available during class. 

Classes run on the specified Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm.

Those who wish to purchase tools, for any of these classes, can request a tool list prior to class.

Materials fee is payable in class (cash only) and does not include gemstone/cabochon, unless otherwise noted. Stones available for purchase will vary in price. 

Registration fee for each class is $89 with additional cash materials fee noted below.

 

Instructor: Barrie Edwards

Sep 21 | 80256, Perfectly Pierced Earrings, Material fee: $30
Sep 28 | 80257, Bubble Pendant, Material fee: $30
Oct 05 | 80258, Essential Oil Roller Pendant, Material fee: $50
Oct 19 | 80259, Electro-Etched Earrings,  Material fee: $50
Oct 26 | 80260, Saddle Ring, Material fee: $50
Nov 02 | 80043, Spinning Rings, Material fee: $50
Nov 16 | 80274, Inspiration Bracelet, Material fee: $50
Nov 23 | 80261, Picture Frame Pendant, Material fee: $50
Nov 30 | 80262, Wire Flower Pendant, Material fee: $30

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Bubble Pendant

Cost: $89

Simple repeating patterns, soldered randomly together create these fun and funky focal pendants. Suitable for beginners or students of all levels! Instructor supplies plenty of hand tools for sharing, however feel free to bring your own if you prefer.

Saturday Jewelry Making Class

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Sep 28 | 80257, Bubble Pendant, Material fee: $30

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Essential Oil Roller Pendant

Cost: $89

Everyone loves essential oils and carrying a tiny vial of your favorite essence couldn't be easier with this cute sterling silver pendant! Suitable for beginners or students of all levels! Instructor supplies plenty of hand tools for sharing, however feel free to bring your own if you prefer.

Saturday Jewelry Making Class

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Oct 5 | 80258, Essential Oil Roller Pendant, Material fee: $50

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Electro-Etched Earrings

Cost: $89

Create unique 3D textures on sterling silver using a simple electric power supply then turn these fabulous textures into fun earrings. Sounds technical, turns out it's easy! Suitable for beginners or students of all levels! Instructor supplies plenty of hand tools for sharing, however feel free to bring your own if you prefer.

Saturday Jewelry Making Class

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Oct 19 | 80259, Electro-Etched Earrings,  Material fee: $50

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Saddle Ring

Cost: $89

Saddle rings are rings that are wide at the top and taper narrower on the bottom. Beautifully textured, these rings are big and bold and a lot easier than they seem! Suitable for beginners or students of all levels! Instructor supplies plenty of hand tools for sharing, however feel free to bring your own if you prefer.

Saturday Jewelry Making Class

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Oct 26 | 80260, Saddle Ring, Material fee: $50

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Spinning Rings

Cost: $89

These fabulous rings are always a big hit with your friends - they'll think you're very talented and want you to make them one too! Suitable for beginners or students of all levels! Instructor supplies plenty of hand tools for sharing, however feel free to bring your own if you prefer.

Saturday Jewelry Making Class

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Nov 02 | 80043, Spinning Rings, Material fee: $50

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Inspiration Bracelet

Cost: $89

Spread the love, remind yourself to breathe or pick another word that moves you and wear it boldly on this stunning cuff bracelet. Suitable for beginners or students of all levels! Instructor supplies plenty of hand tools for sharing, however feel free to bring your own if you prefer.

Saturday Jewelry Making Class

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Nov 16 | 80274, Inspiration Bracelet, Material fee: $50

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Picture Frame Pendant

Cost: $89

Create a sterling silver frame for a uniquely textured background, add a simple gemstone and you have a picture perfect pendant! Suitable for beginners or students of all levels! Instructor supplies plenty of hand tools for sharing, however feel free to bring your own if you prefer.

Saturday Jewelry Making Class

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Nov 23 | 80261, Picture Frame Pendant, Material fee: $50

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Wire Flower Pendant

Cost: $89

Flowers are always a favorite and this wire beauty is no exception. Learn to create open petals and shape them to give your flower some dimension. Add a little gemstone and its spring time for your neck. Suitable for beginners or students of all levels! Instructor supplies plenty of hand tools for sharing, however feel free to bring your own if you prefer.

Saturday Jewelry Making Class

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Nov 30 | 80262, Wire Flower Pendant, Material fee: $30

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register

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