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Master Series

Our Master Series gives students the opportunity to learn from nationally- and internationally-known metalwork artists. These intensive workshops are typically
3 to 5 days in length, giving you a fully immersive experience.

Please read our Master Series Cancellation & Refund policies before enrolling.

Fabrizio Acquafresca Chasing and Repousse Gingko Leaf

June 26–30, 2022

IL MAESTRO
FABRIZIO ACQUAFRESCA

Chasing & Repoussé in the
Italian Way

Through the proper use of specialized tools, students will study and implement the classical Italian approach to transform sheets of metal into reliefs and other works of art. LEARN MORE >

TUITION: $1200

PREREQUISITE: All levels welcome

Deb Karash Drawing on Metal Butterfly Brooch

Aug 5–8, 2022

DEB KARASH
Drawing on Metal

Who doesn’t want to add a little color to their jewelry, or maybe your own patterns and images? This 4-day workshop focuses on Deb's technique for drawing on metal with colored pencils. Learn to add color, pattern and excitement to your work.
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TUITION: $800

PREREQUISITE: All levels welcome

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Aug 26–27, 2022

SUZANNE WILLIAMS
Alternative Clasps & Closures 1

Learn to create clasps and closures that are unique, intriguing and engaging. In this session you'll learn two rotating insert clasps (basic and complex versions), and the side box clasp. Each session covers different clasps, so you may choose to take one or both!

TUITION: $390

PREREQUISITE: Metalsmithing 2 or equivalent

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Aug 28–29, 2022

SUZANNE WILLIAMS
Alternative Clasps & Closures 2

Learn to create clasps and closures that are fun to make, and invite being taken apart and put back together, like a puzzle. Each session covers different clasps, so you may choose to take one workshop or both! In this session you'll learn rotating key lock clasp, puzzle lock clasp, and the wedge lock clasp.

TUITION: $390

PREREQUISITE: Metalsmithing 2 or equivalent

September 23–25, 2022

ALISON ANTELMAN
Tubing Technical: an Exploration in Fabrication

Explore the myriad ways to make and use tubing. Join, bend, connect, hang, set faceted trillion stones, stretch and hinge, using tubing.

TUITION: $725

PREREQUISITE: Metalsmithing 2 or equivalent

Alison Antleman Technical Tubing Trillion Pendant
 

MASTER SERIES CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICIES

  • There are no refunds or credits for Master Series Workshops if you are unable to attend. Refunds are only issued if DJS cancels the workshop.

  • By enrolling in a Master Series workshop, you affirm your acceptance of our no refunds policy and represent to us that you possess the appropriate skills to comply with the prerequisites.  

  • Check your calendar carefully and choose wisely before enrolling. 

  • DJS cannot issue a credit or refund as all tuition received goes toward travel expenses, lodging, workshop materials and commitment to the instructor. 

Please contact us with any questions you might have.