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From basic beading to formal metal work, the list of exciting jewelry classes continues to grow! Stop in and explore our new jewelry room and register for something fun!


TORCH-FIRED ENAMELS:  click here for newsletter special deal! TORCH-FIRED ENAMELS: click here for newsletter special deal!

Newsletter Special Just $34 - discount will appear in cart.
2-hour class


Join us as we light up the season with the exciting world of torch fired-enamels. You will be mesmerized by the dancing flame of the torch as it transforms powdered glass into beautiful works of exquisite jewelry. Watch as colors and textures change and glass begins to fuse to a warm copper base. Novices be warned...you may become addicted to this incredible art form. Class is instructed by professional glass artists with a passion for sharing the unique. Easy enough for the true beginner.


Our Price: $69.00
Sale Price: $34.00
Metalsmithing Jewelry Class Masters' Series Metalsmithing

The focus of the Masters' Series Metalsmithing class is to continue to develop basic metal working skills while developing a sense of what makes for a well constructed piece. Each design will be unique and therefore will present new challenges and rewards (of course)!

Three flavors are available: "All That Glitters" Dichroic Bezel, "By The Sea" Sterling and Seaglass, or "Set In Stone" Textured Setting.

Totally new to jewelry making? No problem - check out our skills building pre-requisites: 1. Soldering for Jewelry and 2. Textured Hammered classes.

Our Price: $295.00
Soldering for Jewelry Class at Gallery's Choice Soldering for Jewelry

First step in learning how to work with precious metal and jewelry.

Our Price: $98.00
Hammered Textured Jewelry Hammered Textured Jewelry

The second of two core skill-building instructionals designed to help
students gain metalsmithing experience. Learn to saw, drill and add texture to metals. The results - a stunning piece of jewelry sure to get complements!

Our Price: $98.00
3-D Copper Enamel Workshop 3-D Copper Enamel Workshop

A beautiful way to explore copper enameling!

Our Price: $129.00
Minimalist Inspired Ring Class Minimalist Inspired Ring Class

Have fun creating a "minimalist" inspired sterling silver ring! Choose from several easy-to-solder design options, and with complete expert instructions, you'll be wearing a trendy, elegant wardrobe basic in no time! Even if you've never soldered jewelry before, our professionals make it simple to learn.

Our Price: $98.00
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Enamels on Copper (Intro)!

Join us to explore the exciting world of torch fired-enamels. You will be mesmerized by the dancing flame of the torch as it transforms powdered glass into beautiful works of exquisite jewelry. Watch as colors and textures change and glass begins to fuse to a warm copper base. Novices be warned...you may become addicted to this incredible art form. Class is instructed by professional glass artists with a passion for sharing the unique. Easy enough for the true beginner.

CLICK HERE TO BUY ENAMELS CLASS - call 630-969-5660 to schedule!



All new Metalsmithing Classes!

Making glamorous looking jewelry – it's as easy as 1,2,3!

This jewelry class series provides basics metalsmithing techniques. To build the skills that ensure your success, we recommend taking both 1. Soldering for Jewelry and 2. Hammered Textured classes before signing up for and of our 3. Masters' Series Metalsmithing Projects.



Interested in creating your own settings? This is where to start!


1. Soldering for Jewelry Class
Learn the basics of multi-stage soldering and the technical requirements of good design. Starting out by using a simple butane torch, we take the intimidation of large flames away and allow you to better understand the process of soldering.



2. Hammered Textured Necklace or Hammered Textured Earrings Class
By cutting, shaping and texturing various materials, students begin to understand the basics of working with metal to form their own unique jewelry designs. Students will work with jewelry saws, rasps, diamond files, texture hammers, drills, polishers and hand tools. All tools are provided.






3. Masters' Series Metalsmithing (3 sessions)
Our newest class offerings include a selection of "Masters' Series" Metalsmithing classes, and are perfect for when you are ready for more involved projects.

There are multiple projects in the Metalsmithing Masters' Series. Each features a slightly different set of materials and can be repeated to continue to explore new techniques! You know what they say: "Practice Makes Perfect!"

The focus of the Masters' Series Metalsmithing class is to continue to develop basic metal working skills while developing a sense of what makes for a well constructed piece. Each design will be unique and therefore will present new challenges and rewards (of course)! This class encourages a sharing creative learning environment!


A. Sterling Bezel Pendant: "All That Glitters" Dichroic Cabachon


Sterling Bezel Pendant


Master's Series Dichroic Cabachon Setting



B. "By The Sea"

Sea Glass Rings





C "Set in Stone"

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The Art of Chainmaille

Basics with Byzantine

One of the most widely recognized and beautiful chainmaille weaves, the Byzantine chain is the base for many other jewelry designs. This intro class will not only teach you how to make a beautiful chained bracelet, but also provides useful information on how to use basic chainmaille tools, the correct way to open and close rings, how to choose the right materials for your projects and how to work with ring sizes and measurements.

All materials and instructions are included. Use our tools in studio.



Japanese Lace Bracelet

Delicate and feminine, the Japanese lace weave is a fast favorite of chainmaille enthusiasts. This class provides all materials and instruction for you to create your own 3 row lace bracelet. Proper handling of rings and use of tools will be explained. The result with be a beautiful, durable bracelet that will last for years!



Chainmaille Flower Pendant

Colorful, simple and fun, this patterned chainmaille is a great starting place for maillers of all ages. Students can choose their favorite colorways to customize their work! Pendant is made of anodized aluminum which makes it economical and light weight.

All materials and hands-on instructions provided.

You’ll want to make more than one!







Shaggy Loops

A great way to explore chainmaille! Eye-popping colors of anodized aluminum rings in a “large-enough-to-see” size make for a simple and enjoyable chain making experience.

This super fun, super colorful project works up fast and is a delight to wear! We’ll teach you proper ring and tool handling techniques and give you the secrets to this easy, no-fail weave! Bracelet finishing and findings included.

This is one to enjoy with friends.






Wire Wrapping

Introduction to Wire Wrapping - Wire Wrapped Pendant