Introduction to Jewelry & Metalsmithing with Elizabeth Tokoly

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Learn a foundation of skills to make countless designs and hone your expertise in jewelry and metalsmithing. Techniques such as piercing and sawing, soldering, surface embellishment with hammers, chasing tools, etching, cold connection, forging, and findings will be covered. Design and create projects including a cuff bracelet or pendant, textured rings from sheet and wire, spinner rings, forged bangles, roll printed cuffs with rivets, and roll printed earrings with wire wrapped briolettes. Beginner to Intermediate

Tuition: $430 (lunch is included)
Studio/Materials Fee: $50
Registration Fee: $30*
 (listed as "shipping" in cart) *Members use coupon code WAIVEFEE at check-out


Elizabeth Tokoly is a graduate of Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. She is the founder of EatMetal Art Jewelry Gallery and Metals Studio. Her work exhibits nationally and can be found at events such as Craft NY, Peters Valley Craft Fair, Sugarloaf and Artrider’s. Elizabeth has been an instructor for over 18 years at the 92nd St Y. She conducts classes at Peters Valley School of Craft, Snowfarm School of Craft, Visual Arts Center of Summit and The Art School at Old Church. Elizabeth is published in numerous jewelry books and magazines such as Metalsmith, British Vogue and her Japanese Hexagonal Collar graces the cover of Chain Mail Jewelry Contemporary Designs from Classic Techniques. Elizabeth’s artistic approach is through math and nature. She loves to break down the raw beauty of nature into simple elements. Elizabeth uses techniques such as forging, forming, replicating, growing and simplifying to create intricate designs. Her pieces use simple lines, primary shapes and structures in which the growth of these forms create original and unique pieces of wearable art. Her work is edgy, classic and timeless. Her gallery in Hoboken, NJ is open daily to view her limited edition collections and she works with clients on heirloom custom remodels and bespoke pieces.

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