Please join us Sunday afternoon, October 12th, from 12pm-5pm as we celebrate hand craft at Brookfield Craft Center. Don’t miss this opportunity to tour our beautiful campus, meet our talented instructors and visit our Gallery Gift Shop. We have many unique handcrafted items for sale made by our instructors, local artisans and artisans from around … Read moreBrookfield Craft Center Open Studio and Demo Day October 12, 12-5pm
Fiber Classes Weaving on the Go: Rigid Heddle, Felted Embellishments and “In the Garden” Embellishing with Felted Flowers. http://store.brookfieldcraftcenter.org/fiber-classes-s/135.htm Glass Classes Introduction to Lampworked Beads, Intermediate Lampworked Beads, Fused Embellishments with Window Glass, Docent Fused Glass 3 Pack, Docent Fused Glass Single Session and Fused Glass Ornaments. http://store.brookfieldcraftcenter.org/glass-classes-s/107.htm Jewelry Classes Docent Jewelry 3 Pack, Docent … Read moreFall Classes are Up! Register Today!
Yes, but you can come to the Brookfield Craft Center Gallery to see our gorgeous selection of hand-made jewelry we have from artists such as Joanne Conant, Keith Lewis, Rosemary Erb-Faucett, Joy Raskin, Mary Ann Sherman and more. Broad price range, all waiting for you to enjoy. Come in today from 10am-3pm and check out … Read moreCould You Go To A Mall For Beautiful Jewelry?
As a child my mother and I would bundle up in our warmest clothing and wait for the bus to Bridgeport to Christmas shop. The stores were lit with twinkling lights and holiday carols would be playing in all of the stores. After filling our arms with packages we would head to the Woolworth’s lunch … Read moreMake This Holiday Warm and Memorable
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Mixed metals are the hot trend with the cost of precious metals soaring. Make copper and brass components to produce fabulous earrings. You will rivet and learn basic metalsmithing techniques including dapping, stamping, rolling mill texture plates and hammer texturing. Registration closes June 17.
Join expert jeweler Joy Raskin as she teaches two great aspects of craft: wireweaving and stonesetting. The wireweaving class happens May 28-29, and stonesetting is June 4-5. Register for either or both of these weekend workshops!
Calling all metalsmiths: Whether you have a flexshaft already or are considering buying one, this workshop is for you! In this hands-on and demonstration-packed three-hour session, you’ll learn how a flexshaft can enhance your jewelrymaking skills.
Make May the month to become your own jeweler. Register for any or all of these classes, allow your creativity to run wild!
This 6-week course, open to anyone, teaches the basic skills of jewelry making. Focusing on the art of fabricating with copper and silver metals, students will be guided through all steps from design to completion of a piece of jewelry. Topics covered include the properties of various metals, basic tools and their uses, and studio safety
This is elegant jewelry making on a serious budget. Jewelry makers with some experience can learn this technique from Leslie Hartwell. It uses minimal amounts of silver, saving money. Want it to be fancier? Add a faceted stone or two! April 9 – 10; click to register.
Weekends not your thing? Why not try one of these evening classes that BCC is offering in the weeks ahead. After you’ve spent a day at work, treat yourself to learning the skills of a craft artist: discover mold making in ceramic and glass, or how to solder metal to create fine jewelry.