A taste of jewelry

27 days ago

THURSDAY, MAY 24 - Ever wonder how jewelry is made? Lansing Makers Network will host a sold-out workshop on teaching the fundamentals of jewelry making tonight from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Jewelry instructor Jody Applegate. Who is a board member at Lansing Makers Network, will teach the Taste of Jewelry class how to use a jeweler’s saw, piercing practices, cold smithing and polishing. Participants will create either a pair of earrings or a pendant necklace during this class and will be able to keep what they make. “I will be teaching design concepts as well,” Applegate said. “I want people to leave knowing more about jewelry and knowning that they can make it. They can take their ideas and make them tangible.” Applegate went to Central Michigan University, where he learned how to make jewelry through the jewelry program there. CMU had a jewelry program until 1996. The cost to attend a class like Read more

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