Upcoming Jewelry/Metal Arts Classes

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Jewelry/Metal Arts Department

Nancy Wintrup

Nancy Wintrup

Nancy Wintrup

Nancy Wintrup

Nancy Wintrup

Nancy Wintrup

Instructor: Nancy Wintrup
August 25–29, 2020 (Tuesday–Saturday, 9:30am–4:30pm)


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Or call the Mendocino Art Center Registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10


Learn to set faceted stones and cabochons into thin and thick bezels, tubes, four prong and six prong heads, channels, and more. Learn to make, adapt, service and maintain tools for the job. When you finish this five-day workshop you’ll have the techniques and know the tools to master gem stone setting plus a few tricks from a seasoned professional!Students

The Susan E. Wood Jewelry Studio is available for use for a fee the days following your workshop should you like to continue practicing new skills or finish projects started in class. For more details or to schedule extra workdays, please contact Nancy Gardner, Jewelry/Metal Arts Coordinator.

NANCY WINTRUP has an FPA Degree from Kent State University, and she is a Journeyman IJWU Local #36 and a Certified JA Master Jeweler. For 17 years Nancy has been an instructor at the Revere Academy, San Francisco, CA, specializing in Comprehensive Stone Setting. Nancy has had her own business, NJ Wintrup, San Francisco, CA – studio jeweler to the trade industry of the greater Bay Area for over 30 years.

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Current MAC Members: $540
Non-members: $600 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.

Instructor materials fee: $55 (includes all project mountings and stones; materials to make needed tools such as pushers and punches, necessary supplies such as emery paper, scotch brite pad, thermal plastic, dop wax, leather, liquid lube, and more).

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