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Jewelry Department

Jeff Georgantes

Jeff Georgantes

Jeff Georgantes

Jeff Georgantes

Jeff Georgantes

Instructor: Jeff Georgantes
ROCKS, RINGS & PENDANTS
March 16–18, 2018 (Friday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
SP18J60o
All levels (basic soldering experience helpful, but not required)

 

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You may register online until two weeks prior to class start date. After that date, please call the registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10

 

CLASS DESCRIPTION
This class will explore the special qualities necessary to make large cabochon cocktail rings and pendants. How do larger rings fit on the hand? How are they engineered? How to make a large ring be comfortable? How to make a larger cabochon pendant balance? How to integrate a bail into your design? Using either stones that you supply or ones brought to the class by the instructor for purchase, students will learn about bezel and prong setting larger cabochons. Use of found objects will also be explored. Fabrication and soldering skills will be emphasized. Basic soldering experience helpful, but not required.


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
JEFF GEORGANTES has a MFA in Jewelry/Metals from CSU, Fullerton and a BA in Art and a MA in Sculpture, both from CSU, Humboldt. He taught Art at College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA, for fifteen years and has taught numerous visiting artist workshops across the USA. He helped develop and coordinate the Jewelry/Metals program at the Mendocino Art Center from the early 1990s until 2005 when he started his position as head of the Jewelry/Metals program at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. His work can be seen in Alan Revere's book, The Art of Jewelry.


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TUITION & FEES
Current MAC Members: $310
Non-members: $345 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current Mendocino Art Center members do not pay a registration fee and may take 10% off each class registration. The discount is reflected in the prices above. Not a member yet? You may sign up below.
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REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS
Cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail or email. If you notify us at least 21 days prior to the first class meeting, you will receive a refund of tuition less a $45 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after that date for any reason due to our contractual obligations and material acquisitions. If the Art Center is compelled to cancel a class you will receive a full tuition refund. Memberships are non-refundable as they are considered a donation to the Art Center.


Instructor materials fee: $40

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