Florida Goldsmiths This Week: Rings, Rings, Rings plus More Classes

Download a copy of the calendar now: 2014 FSGNW Apr May June Class Brochure

Upcoming Classes & Events

Click on the links to get full details and register online using your credit card.

NEW DATE Rings! Rings! Rings!

April 19th, 2014

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

goldiebronze Introduction to Goldie Bronze

April 26th, 2014

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

lou_wirework_examples Basic Wirework for Jewelry Makers

April 26th, 2014

12:00 – 5:00 PM

Etching Sample Picture

Etching Sample Picture

Art Jewelry Fabrication Series 3

April 27th, 2014

12:00 – 5:00 PM

Picture of FSGNW Studio May First Friday Gallery Hop

May 2nd, 2014

6:00 – 9:00 PM

Art Jewelry Fabrication Workshop: Corrugation

May 4th, 2014

12:00 – 5:00 PM

Picture of Crystal Flower Bracelet Examples

Crystal Flower Bracelet Examples

Crystal Flower Bracelet

May 10th, 2014

1:00 – 5:00 PM

Copper Clay and Enamel Pendant

May 17th, 2014

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Class is full.

Contact Starr Payne to schedule an additional session.

Picture of Bezel Class Examples

Bezel Examples

Art Jewelry Fabrication Series 4: Bezels

May 18th, 2014

12:00 – 5:00 PM

beadedgoddess1 Beaded Goddess

May 24th, 2014

1:00 – 5:00 PM

 

Studio Memberships Now Online

One of the benefits of membership in our chapter is access to the FSGNW Studio and its equipment. Starting February 1, all Studio Memberships must be purchased in advance using this convenient online form. You may purchase a 1-, 3-, or 6-month Studio Membership and on the first of each month, we will send the current lock passcode to those holding a valid Studio Membership.

Donate to FSGNW

Help us cover the costs of running our Studio by making a tax-deductible donation to FSGNW. Your generosity helps keep us in solder, flux, and other necessary supplies.

Click here to donate now.

Renew Your FSG Membership

It’s time to renew your annual Florida Society of Goldsmith’s (FSG) and Chapter Dues for 2014. The cost for renewal is $40.00 and is for January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014. As a member of FSG and the local Northwest Chapter, you get: Member-only monthly emails with artist opportunities like competitions, scholarships, grants and more; Priority registration for workshops; Discounts on workshops, Quarterly newsletter and access to the Lending Library.

Membership renewals can be made by mail or by PayPal. Go to http://www.fsg4u.com/join-fsg.html for details.

FSG This Week: Wire Up a Beaded Cuff Bracelet, Attend Art Business Institute Workshop

Summer Classes Posted Soon

Watch this space and your email for the most up to date schedule. In a hurry? Download a copy of the calendar now: 2014 FSGNW Apr May June Class Brochure

Upcoming Classes & Events

Click on the links to get full details and register online using your credit card. Also check out classes for May – June.

beadedcuff Beaded Cuff Bracelet

April 12th, 2014

1:00 – 3:00 PM

NEW DATE Rings! Rings! Rings!

April 19th, 2014

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

goldiebronze Introduction to Goldie Bronze

April 26th, 2014

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

lou_wirework_examples Basic Wirework for Jewelry Makers

April 26th, 2014

12:00 – 5:00 PM

Etching Sample Picture

Etching Sample Picture

Art Jewelry Fabrication Series 3

April 27th, 2014

12:00 – 5:00 PM

 Picture of FSGNW Studio  May First Friday Gallery Hop

May 2nd, 2014

6:00 – 9:00 PM

 Art Jewelry Fabrication Workshop: Corrugation

May 4th, 2014

12:00 – 5:00 PM

Picture of Crystal Flower Bracelet Examples

Crystal Flower Bracelet Examples

 Crystal Flower Bracelet

May 10th, 2014

1:00 – 5:00 PM

Copper Clay and Enamel Pendant

May 17th, 2014

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Class is full.

Contact Starr Payne to schedule an additional session.

Picture of Bezel Class Examples

Bezel Examples

Art Jewelry Fabrication Series 4: Bezels

May 18th, 2014

12:00 – 5:00 PM

 beadedgoddess1 Beaded Goddess

May 24th, 2014

1:00 – 5:00 PM

Arts Business Workshops

ABI-LogoThe Arts Business Institute will be presenting a series of business workshops in Florida in the next couple of weeks.

This series, co-sponsored by Florida Craftsmen, will take place in Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, St. Petersburg and Tallahassee on April 10 & 11 We are teaching How to Wholesale, Pricing for Profit, Building Gallery Relationships, Sales Strategies, and also provide personalized consultations for attendees. Here is a link to our schedule:

http://www.artsbusinessinstitute.org/blog/florida-workshop-series/

Many of our students are are jewelry designers and metalsmiths. ABI is a nonprofit that has been providing practical business education for artists and craftspeople for the past 16 years.

If you have any questions about these events, or would be able to attend one as our invited guest, contact FSG Executive Director Jean Marie DeSpiegler.

Studio Memberships Now Online

One of the benefits of membership in our chapter is access to the FSGNW Studio and its equipment. Starting February 1, all Studio Memberships must be purchased in advance using this convenient online form. You may purchase a 1-, 3-, or 6-month Studio Membership and on the first of each month, we will send the current lock passcode to those holding a valid Studio Membership.

Donate to FSGNW

Help us cover the costs of running our Studio by making a tax-deductible donation to FSGNW. Your generosity helps keep us in solder, flux, and other necessary supplies.

Click here to donate now.

Renew Your FSG Membership

It’s time to renew your annual Florida Society of Goldsmith’s (FSG) and Chapter Dues for 2014. The cost for renewal is $40.00 and is for January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014. As a member of FSG and the local Northwest Chapter, you get: Member-only monthly emails with artist opportunities like competitions, scholarships, grants and more; Priority registration for workshops; Discounts on workshops, Quarterly newsletter and access to the Lending Library.

Membership renewals can be made by mail or by PayPal. Go to http://www.fsg4u.com/join-fsg.html for details.