This class is a fun and interactive introduction to jewelry-making, where students will learn basic skills and take home their own custom-made metal pendant necklace. Participants can either bring their own pre-prepared design or get help from the instructor to create one during the class session. During the class, the following jewelry-making tools will be used:
Students will learn the following basic techniques:
Structure: The main class session is three hours long (coffee breaks included) where the instructor will demonstrate the entire process: fabricating the pendant, and finishing the necklace by attaching the pendant to a chain. Students will then be able to work with guided supervision on all aforementioned aspects of design, tools, and methods. Instructor will be available for a second optional session to address any questions and help participants finish their necklaces.
Date and Time(s): Main class: Monday, March 4th from 6-9pm; Optional Open Office Hours: Thursday, March 7th from 6-9pm OR by appointment.
Requirements: No experience required. Please tie long hair back for safety.
Cost: $80 for non-members, $65 for HackPGH members. Note: No-shows will not be refunded. If you have to cancel, please contact HackPGH 72 hours before the class date!
Instructor: Andrew Pinto
Class size: 4 people
Age Requirement: 15+, all minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.