Jewelry Design

Delaware College of Art and Design
Loved this class!  Jan R.
Jewelry Design 

Course Listing and Registration

Download Jewelry Design Catalog

For those interested in trying their hand at jewelry design, DCAD offers beginners workshops which enable students to learn specific techniques within a day or two.

Register online or via phone 302.622.8867 x.110

Workshops include:

Chain Maille Jewelry:  Start to Finish

Metal Manipulation

Simple Silver Soldering Workshop

Torch-Fired Enamels Workshop

Viking Knit Braided Jewelry

Chain Maille Jewelry:  Start to Finish

Patricia Whitman Saturday 10/31 - 11/14 10 AM - 1 PM $125.00 $50.00 materials fee

Learn how to create beautiful chain maille jewelry. In these three sessions supplies, tools, techniques, and many weaves will be covered. Each session will be flexible so students can learn and work at his/her own pace. A large assortment of chain maille jewelry will be available for viewing and questions on construction. Students will select which weaves they wish to learn. All tools will be provided. 

Metal Manipulation

Pat Rosenberger Thursday one session, October 8 6 - 9:15 PM $45.00 $15.00 materials fee

Working with a variety of metals, students will learn to saw, dome, channel and use a disc cutter. Pieces will be embellished with texturing and heat. Students will have time to complete several pieces.

Simple Silver Soldering Workshop

Pat Rosenberger Thursday one session, November 5 6 - 9:15 PM $45.00 $20.00 materials fee

Students will learn the basics of silver soldering using a plumber's torch.  With basic materials and new soldering skills to create joints, students will create a simple silver ring within the scope of this half-day workshop.

Torch-Fired Enamels Workshop

Pat Rosenberger Saturday one session, 10/10 10 AM - 1 PM $45.00 $15.00 materials fee

This hands-on workshop will introduce students to a rainbow of colors and an amazing technique by using copper, enameling powders, and a plumber’s torch.  Enjoy the endless possibilities of color and personalized design with this easy and versatile process which can be used to create pendants or earrings and may be incorporated in to other works of art.  

Viking Knit Braided Jewelry

Patricia Whitman Saturday & Sunday 12/5 - 12/12 1 - 4 PM $90 $40.00 materials fee

Viking Knit is an intricate, beautiful weave that looks like a blend of knitting and braiding. In this workshop students will use fine gauge wire and learn to create a striking bracelet or necklace. All tools and supplies will be provided.

Register online or via phone 302.622.8867 x.110