Combining Steel and Precious Metals for Jewelry with Joe Clift | FEB. 22 - 23, 9AM - 4PM
Join us as special guest artist Joe Clift leads a jewelry-making class on combining steel and precious metals. Learn to use steel on a jewelry scale, using both hot and cold forming techniques. Add sterling silver and colored stones to serve as both decorative and functional elements. Complete your pieces as pendants and bracelets. Finishing techniques will be included.
Joe studied metalsmithing and jewelry at the Memphis College of Art and received and MFA in metals from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He has worked as an independent artist-metalsmith; designed and produced jewelry in a commercial setting; and has taught jewelry making, lapidary and bronze casting classes. Joe's recent explorations in jewelry and metalsmithing include combining steel with precious metals, fabricated container forms and enameling.
"Supporting Friend" members and above receive a 10% discount off class tuition. Call before you order to retrieve your Member Discount Code.
Class Cancellation Policy
To receive class credit or a refund, you must notify the Museum that you will not be attending the class no less than two weeks prior the class. A 5% cancellation fee will be charged for all refunds. A refund will not be given for cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the class. Class credit for cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the class may be issued at the discretion of the Museum in special circumstances such as inclement weather that prevents travel to the Museum.
If the class is cancelled by the Metal Museum, the student may either transfer to another class of equal value or receive a full refund.