Upcoming Jewelry Classes

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Jewelry Department

Harold O'Connor

Harold O'Connor

Harold O'Connor

Harold O'Connor

Harold O'Connor

Instructor: Harold O’Connor

August 22–26, 2017 (Tuesday–Saturday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
All levels


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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


Learn to add “life” to metal surfaces. Learn to make your own bi-metal sheet – laminate gold to silver or copper to silver. Learn to crease/fold metal into 3D hollow forms. Learn to reticulate silver and methods to manipulate it. Employ roller printed embossed surfaces to produce subtle embellishments. Learn the basics of gold and silver granulation. Efficient workshop methods also covered.

HAROLD O’CONNOR is a master metalsmith with over 50 years experience. He was trained in Denmark, Finland, Germany, Austria, the United States and Mexico. He is the author of several books including The Jeweler's Bench Reference. He has lectured and conducted workshops in 19 countries. His works are in private and public collections worldwide, including Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian in Washington D.C, The Metropolitan Museum in NYC, Victoria & Albert Museum in London, and Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal, Canada.

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Current MAC Members: $517
Non-members: $575 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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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.

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