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One-Day Workshop: Sterling Stacking Rings
One-Day Workshop: Sterling Stacking Rings
Sep 25 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Sessions: 1
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Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 549
Sep 25 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Monday
1
$ 59
$ 53
$ 30

Instructor: Julia Lowther

In the most basic terms, soldering is making metal stick to itself with metal "glue". But really? Soldering is totally magic! Come learn some magic and go home with 3 lovely sterling silver stack rings to wear or share. If you have never used a torch before, the instructor will be with you every step of the way. If you can solder already, you'll improve your skills in this short, sweet, and highly productive class. Prerequisite: none.

Non-Member: $ 59
Members: $ 53
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 6 Weeks
Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 6 Weeks
Oct 4, 11, 18, 25
Nov 1, 8 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 460
Oct 4, 11, 18, 25
Nov 1, 8 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 30

Instructor: Sharrey Dore

Designed for beginners and those needing a refresher, this class introduces students to the fundamentals of metalworking. Through demonstrations, individualized instruction, and plenty of practice, you will develop basic skills in sawing, filing, soldering, riveting, texturing, and polishing as well as in the safe use of tools and studio chemicals. We encourage you to repeat this class with several teachers, not only to strengthen your skills but also to benefit from the expertise of each instructor. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Chasing and Repoussé
Chasing and Repoussé
Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 | 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 4
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Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 520
Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 | 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Thursday
4
$ 250
$ 225
$ 30

Instructor: Sarah Gascoigne

Learn how to make sculptural forms using punches to form copper sheet into low or high relief. A medieval mount for your motorbike, a pendant or brooch, a name plate, a tile, or a lid for a box are all possible projects you might pursue in this class. Discover how to create extraordinary textures, from skin smooth to reticulated undulation. Bring your own image to work with (a drawing, close-up photo, ceramic tile, folk art, family insignia) or use an image provided in class by your instructor. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry/Metals or equivalent

Non-Member: $ 250
Members: $ 225
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Workshop: Metal Masquerade Masks
Workshop: Metal Masquerade Masks
Oct 7, 8 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
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Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 590
Oct 7, 8 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 250
$ 225
$ 20

Instructor: Catherine Grisez

Interested in metalsmithing? Learn how to hammer a piece of copper sheet into an eye mask using a variety of forming, texturing, and decorating techniques. You will then polish, patina, and seal your mask. By the end of the weekend, you'll have brought your project to completion or made significant progress toward a more elaborate full-face mask. This is a fun hands-on workshop for beginners and for those with experience who are interested in a different approach to forming metal. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 250
Members: $ 225
Supply Fee: $ 20

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Introduction to Wearable Armor
Introduction to Wearable Armor
Oct 14, 15, 28, 29 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 4
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Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 516
Oct 14, 15, 28, 29 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat, Sun
4
$ 500
$ 450
$ 110

Instructor: Tamara Clammer

Team-taught by Tamara Clammer and Brandon Bowman, this class covers a range of materials and techniques. Learn to combine hard steel and soft leather to make your own custom-fitted shoulder armor, gauntlets, chest plates, and shields. Over the course of two weekends, students will learn the essential techniques: you will forge and weld steel, and sew and rivet leather. Prepare yourself for a riveting experience creating your own unique set of armor! Prerequisite: none.  Please note that there is no class the weekend of October 21 - 22. 

Non-Member: $ 500
Members: $ 450
Supply Fee: $ 110

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Workshop: Leatherworking for Sculpture and Masks
Workshop: Leatherworking for Sculpture and Masks
Oct 21, 22 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 462
Oct 21, 22 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 250
$ 225
$ 20

Instructor: Tamara Clammer

Learn how to manipulate leather into creative, organic, three-dimensional forms. After this weekend you'll be able to prepare patterns, cut safely, finish your edges, and add texture, contour, and color. Demonstrations will focus on making seasonally-appropriate wearable masks, but the techniques are widely applicable for both jewelry and sculpture. You'll leave class with at least one finished mask, additional samples, and a resource list to get you going on your next project. Prerequisite: none.

Non-Member: $ 250
Members: $ 225
Supply Fee: $ 20

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Digital Fabrication: Introduction to Ring Generators
Digital Fabrication: Introduction to Ring Generators
Nov 5, 26 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 2
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Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 714
Nov 5, 26 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sunday
2
$ 123
$ 110
$ 0

Instructor: Alan Hudson

Curious about computer-aided design and three-dimensional printing? Consider this two-part workshop as your hands-on introduction to new frontiers! During the first class you will get familiar with a digital workspace, use pre-programmed ring generators to create and personalize virtual designs for two styles of ring: a signet and an openwork band. Send your favorite off to digital printing bureau Shapeways, our partner for this workshop, and receive your metal ring by mail. During the second class, you'll explore post-production techniques for customizing digitally manufactured products, and learn more about the next level of programming options. You are encouraged to bring a laptop (specifications provided) but it is not required; if you can't bring a computer we'll give you information on where to use one and instructions for working on your own. Prerequisite: none. 

There is no supply fee but students will pay for printing their own rings (approximately $30 for brass or $60 for sterling). Shapeways will provide a one-time 15% discount for students in this class.

Non-Member: $ 123
Members: $ 110


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Beginning Jewelry/Metals Intensive
Beginning Jewelry/Metals Intensive
Nov 11, 12, 6, 7 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 4
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Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 671
Nov 11, 12, 6, 7 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Mon, Tue, Sat, Sun
4
$ 472
$ 424
$ 35

Instructor: Julia Harrison

This compact intensive will have you working at your bench soon after you arrive on the first day. From soldering to stonesetting, you'll be introduced to the fundamentals of jewelry making through demonstrations, individualized instruction, and practice time. Learn how to control and manipulate metal so that you can confidently make a piece from start to finish. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 472
Members: $ 424
Supply Fee: $ 35

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Continuing Jewelry Lost Wax Casting
Continuing Jewelry Lost Wax Casting
Nov 7, 14, 21, 28 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 610
Nov 7, 14, 21, 28 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
4
$ 284
$ 258
$ 30

Instructor: Jennifer Stenhouse

Have you been bitten by the casting bug? If you got to the end of Introduction to Jewelry Lost Wax Casting and found that eight weeks just wasn't enough, this continuation is for you! Take your modeling, investing, and casting skills to the next level with four additional weeks of supportive instruction. Rather than follow a set syllabus, students will chose to focus on those skills that appeal to them most. Benefiting from the guidance of two instructors, students will see increased quality and output. Prerequisite: at least one session of Introduction to Jewelry Lost Wax Casting.

Non-Member: $ 284
Members: $ 258
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 6 Weeks
Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 6 Weeks
Nov 8, 15, 22, 29
Dec 6, 13 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 626
Nov 8, 15, 22, 29
Dec 6, 13 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 353
$ 318
$ 30

Instructor: Julia Lowther

Designed for beginners and those needing a refresher, this class introduces students to the fundamentals of metalworking. Through demonstrations, individualized instruction, and plenty of practice, you will develop basic skills in sawing, filing, soldering, riveting, texturing, and polishing as well as in the safe use of tools and studio chemicals. We encourage you to repeat this class with several teachers, not only to strengthen your skills but also to benefit from the expertise of each instructor. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 353
Members: $ 318
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 6 Weeks
Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 6 Weeks
Nov 9, 16, 30
Dec 7, 14, 21 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 608
Nov 9, 16, 30
Dec 7, 14, 21 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 353
$ 318
$ 30

Instructor: Sharrey Dore

Designed for beginners and those needing a refresher, this class introduces students to the fundamentals of metalworking. Through demonstrations, individualized instruction, and plenty of practice, you will develop basic skills in sawing, filing, soldering, riveting, texturing, and polishing as well as in the safe use of tools and studio chemicals. We encourage you to repeat this class with several teachers, not only to strengthen your skills but also to benefit from the expertise of each instructor. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 353
Members: $ 318
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Jewelry/Metals for Seniors
Jewelry/Metals for Seniors
Nov 9, 16, 30
Dec 7, 14, 21 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 693
Nov 9, 16, 30
Dec 7, 14, 21 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 375
$ 338
$ 30

Instructor: Monica Street

Whether you are a new or returning jeweler, you'll enjoy building core jewelry-making skills through projects you will enjoy wearing or giving as gifts. This class will balance demonstration with plenty of supervised work time. You'll enjoy exploring a wide range of materials, colors, and design possibilities. Tools, materials, and techniques are carefully chosen to be a little easier on your eyes and hands. You do not need to be a Senior to attend this class. Prerequisite: None.

Non-Member: $ 375
Members: $ 338
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Intermediate Jewelry/Metals, 6 weeks
Intermediate Jewelry/Metals, 6 weeks
Nov 15, 22, 29
Dec 6, 13, 20 | 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 639
Nov 15, 22, 29
Dec 6, 13, 20 | 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 375
$ 338
$ 25

Instructor: Virginia Causey

If you already have a handle on basic techniques such as sawing, soldering, and finishing, Intermediate Jewelry/Metals will empower you to use these tools in a more personal and creative way. Through a combination of demonstrations, supervised work-time, and individualized instruction based on your own goals, you will hone your existing skills, add new ones, and grow more comfortable and confident in your ability to realize your own designs. The instructor will introduce intermediate soldering strategies as well as as next-level shaping and embellishment techniques aimed at enabling you to reach your jewelry-making and metal-working goals. Prerequisite: at least one course of Beginning Jewelry/Metals

Non-Member: $ 375
Members: $ 338
Supply Fee: $ 25

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Master Artist Workshop: Production Methods for Steel Jewelry
Master Artist Workshop: Production Methods for Steel Jewelry
Nov 17, 18, 19, 20 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 609
Nov 17, 18, 19, 20 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun
4
$ 544
$ 490
$ 100

Instructor: Sarah Loertscher

Learn to fabricate with mild steel in this workshop designed to acquaint you with an affordable alternative to precious metals. You will learn to manipulate and solder steel, inlay solder into steel, and finish steel for wearability. Being both strong and easily available, steel allows you to experiment without fear of expense or size. We will be utilizing the manufacturing process of water jet cutting, which will allow you to design and create multiples in order for you to quickly experiment and alter a basic design. This process can be a helpful foray into creating a uniform production line. In order to have all water jet cuttings available on the first day of class, you will need to sign up at least TWO WEEKS in advance, and prepare for a design consultation via phone with Sarah before the class begins. Expect to complete a small collection of your own designs.

Prerequistie: Beginning Jewelry/Metals or equivalent.

Photo: Elizabeth Rudge

Non-Member: $ 544
Members: $ 490
Supply Fee: $ 100

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Holiday Workshop: Last-Minute PMC
Holiday Workshop: Last-Minute PMC
Dec 2 | 9:30 AM-4:30 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 640
Dec 2 | 9:30 AM-4:30 PM
Saturday
1
$ 107
$ 97
$ 30

Instructor: Virginia Causey

Usually we tell you to slow down, take your time, do it right. But one of the best-kept secrets of the jewelry-making world is that sometimes it can be fun to just whip up something new! And with the holiday season looming, precious metal clay or PMC is your ally in creating a quick-but-thoughtful gift or custom party accessory. Learn the basics of working with PMC plus a few tips and tricks from your experienced instructor. Walk out four short hours later with a new skill--and new earrings or a pendant, fresh from the PMC oven. Prerequisite: none. Supply fee includes silver PMC.

Non-Member: $ 107
Members: $ 97
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Holiday Workshop: Party Earrings
Holiday Workshop: Party Earrings
Dec 5 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 672
Dec 5 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
1
$ 61
$ 55
$ 15

Instructor: Monica Street

Whether the party is lit with candles, chandeliers, or a disco ball, a pair of sparkly earrings promises that you'll enter in style. Score extra points by crafting these attention-getting accessories yourself, using simple tools like hammers, drills, and files to create striking effects From studs to shoulder-dusters, your party-ready earrings will shine and sparkle in any surroundings! You'll make 2-3 pairs to wear or give. All levels. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 61
Members: $ 55
Supply Fee: $ 15

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Holiday Workshop: Chiming Sphere
Holiday Workshop: Chiming Sphere
Dec 10 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 1
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Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 713
Dec 10 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 97
$ 88
$ 15

Instructor: Maru Almeida

Learn how to make not just a sphere, but a delightful chiming sphere! Also known as a Chinese baoding ball, the internal structure of this intriguing object makes a mellow noise that many find soothes stress or focuses attention. You will learn the essentials of how to cut, shape and solder a sphere--plus the inner secret mechanism that makes a sphere into a baoding ball. Perfect for musical fun, meditation and even hand dexterity, this project would make a unique gift or toy. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 97
Members: $ 88
Supply Fee: $ 15

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Holiday Workshop: Twisted Brass Accessories
Holiday Workshop: Twisted Brass Accessories
Dec 12 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 681
Dec 12 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
1
$ 61
$ 55
$ 10

Instructor: Julia Lowther

Learn the secret to making solid bars of brass ripple like water in this project-based one-evening workshop. Once you've got the hang of the technique, you'll twist your rods into eye-catching bangles and elegant hairsticks, perfect for wearing to parties or giving as holiday gifts. Prerequisite: none.

Non-Member: $ 61
Members: $ 55
Supply Fee: $ 10

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Holiday Workshop: Silver Peacock Earrings
Holiday Workshop: Silver Peacock Earrings
Dec 19 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 682
Dec 19 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
1
$ 61
$ 55
$ 0

Instructor: Julia Lowther

After just four short hours you'll be proud of your stylish new "peacock" earrings, crafted in gleaming sterling silver. This clever design comes together without the use of torches or heat--making it an ideal project for novice jewelers. Wear your professional-looking peacock earrings to seasonal parties or gift them to a good friend. Prerequisite: none. Supply fee of $25 payable to instructor during class.

Non-Member: $ 61
Members: $ 55


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Travel Abroad: Inspired Stonesetting in San Miguel de Allende
Travel Abroad: Inspired Stonesetting in San Miguel de Allende
Jan 29, 30, 31
Feb 1, 2 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sessions: 5
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 712
Jan 29, 30, 31
Feb 1, 2 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
5
$ 1,750
$ 1,750
$ 0

Instructor: Jesse Bert

Founded in 1542 in an area rich in silver and gems, the town of San Miguel de Allende (originally named Izcuinapan by the indigenous peoples) is filled with buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries, which have earned it UNESCO's recognition as a World Heritage Site. A favorite with history buffs due to its importance in the Mexican War of Independence, San Miguel's surroundings have also attracted artists from around the world.
 
This course celebrates San Miguel's natural resources, cultural riches, and historic significance. We'll begin the week with a trunk show of stunning regional gemstones, from which students will select and purchase their favorite(s) to serve as the basis for their class project. In-studio instruction will focus on creative stonesetting and complementary techniques for adding texture and detail. We will further develop our jewelry designs outside of the studio through guided observation exercises and cultural tours.
 
Our instructor Jesse Bert earned an MFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from East Carolina University, and regularly exhibits his work in Mexico, the United States, and across Europe. He has made Mexico his home since 2006. A cactus collector and hiker, Jesse is energized by his surroundings:
 
 "My work is informed and inspired by the land in which I live, history and architecture...Nature is another essential element in my life. The pattern, repetition, and consistency show through in the items that leave my bench, carrying with them great detail and an acute intricacy like so many of the wonderful plants found on my daily walks." 
 
Our hotel for the week is a centrally-located former monastery with a pool and gardens. From there, we'll make the short walk to Jesse Bert's studio each morning for class from 9am to 1pm. After breaking for lunch, the group will spend most afternoons and some evenings exploring San Miguel and the surrounding area. We will see museum collections, shop for supplies and souvenirs, and visit both traditional and cutting-edge craftspeople. 
 
Head home with new jewelry skills, a ring or pendant featuring your chosen stone, and designs inspired by San Miguel's history, culture, and environment!
 
Prerequisite: Students should have taken Beginning Jewelry/Metals or have an equivalent level of experience. Contact Julia Harrison (jharrison@pratt.org) with any questions. 
 
CLASS FEE: $1750
 
INCLUDED 
7 nights hotel in a private room 
20 hours of instruction and limited workshop materials* 
2 field trips 
2 group dinners 
 
*Base metals, practice stones, and other standard consumables included. Due to the unique character of these projects, students should plan to bring their own silver (suggestions to be provided) and purchase their own stones.
 
PAYMENT DATES 
$875 deposit due upon registration 
$875 final payment due by November 10 
 
CANCELLATION REFUND POLICY 
25% non-refundable for withdrawal until January 2 
50% non-refundable for withdrawal after January 2
Pratt recommends purchasing trip insurance. 

Non-Member: $ 1,750
Members: $ 1,750


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Travel Abroad: Intermediate Silver Filagree in Oaxaca
Travel Abroad: Intermediate Silver Filagree in Oaxaca
Feb 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 | 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 5
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 711
Feb 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 | 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
5
$ 1,650
$ 1,650
$ 0

Instructor: Rafael Bautista

If last year's Oaxaca trip left you hungry for more, please consider joining 2018's alumni-only intermediate filigree workshop! Many favorite parts of the trip will remain unchanged: we'll stay in Las Golondrinas and hold classes around the corner at El Oro de Monte Alban with the one-and-only Maestro Rafael Bautista. We'll enjoy a blend of self-directed free time and organized group activities like delicious dinners and eye-opening tours. We'll escape Seattle's grey season for Oaxaca's light, warmth, and color!
 
So what's new?

-Your class will meet in the afternoons (2-6pm), giving you the opportunity to explore the city during the cooler morning hours.
 
-You'll still participate in organized tours and activities outside of class--but I have a couple of new things up my sleeve that are just for the intermediate students.

-A smaller class size (maximum 4) will ensure even more one-on-one attention, and most of your work will be done in silver (provided).

-Most importantly, Maestro Bautista will challenge you with an exciting new project! You will focus on the central element in one of traditional Oaxacan filigree's most iconic earring designs, known as "El Jardín." Shaped like a three-dimensional ribbon bow, this form will introduce new techniques including bending filigree into complex shapes and embellishing your filigree forms with beading and "diamond cut" engraving. Depending on your skill, you may complete a pendant or a pair of earrings.
 
Prerequisite: Students must have attended the 2017 "Silver Filigree in Oaxaca" course.

CLASS FEE: $1650

INCLUDED
7 nights hotel in a private room
20 hours of instruction and all workshop materials
2 field trips
2 group dinners

PAYMENT DATES
$825 deposit due upon registration
$825 final payment due by November 10
 
CANCELLATION REFUND POLICY
25% non-refundable for withdrawal until January 2
50% non-refundable for withdrawal after January 2

Pratt recommends purchasing trip insurance.

Non-Member: $ 1,650
Members: $ 1,650


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Travel Abroad: Silver Filigree in Oaxaca
Travel Abroad: Silver Filigree in Oaxaca
Feb 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Sessions: 5
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 710
Feb 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
5
$ 1,420
$ 1,420
$ 0

Instructor: Rafael Bautista

The region now known has Oaxaca has a rich tradition of metal arts going back some 2500 years to the establishment of Monte Alban, one of Mesoamerica's first cities. The production of lace-like metal filigree has flourished since colonial times, captivating viewers with its combination of fragility and strength: For openwork filigree, jewelers require a minimum of metal: delicately twisted wires may make up less than half the surface; the rest is air.
  
Study abroad students will receive instruction on the traditional methods of Oaxacan-style filigree in the workshops of El Oro de Monte Alban, the city's most prominent jewelry company. Our instructor Rafael Bautista has been creating filigree since the age of eighteen. In 2013, El Oro de Monte Alban invited Maestro Bautista to develop a basic filigree course in an effort to promote and maintain jewelry manufacturing as a sustainable activity among locals. He has since taught students from all over Mexico, as well as England, Japan and the United States.
 
Our home base for the week is a charming courtyard hotel in the historic colonial district. From there it's an easy walk to El Oro de Monte Alban for class each morning. After breaking for lunch, the group will spend the afternoons and some evenings exploring other aspects of Oaxaca's metal arts scene. We will tour inspiring museum collections, shop for supplies and souvenirs, and visit both traditional and cutting-edge craftspeople--including women participating in a microfinance program.
 
Prerequisite: None. This workshop is open to students of all levels.
 
CLASS FEE: $1420
  
INCLUDED 
7 nights hotel in a private room 
20 hours of instruction and all workshop materials 
2 field trips 
2 group dinners
  
PAYMENT DATES 
$710 deposit due upon registration 
$710 final payment due by November 10 
 
CANCELLATION REFUND POLICY 
25% non-refundable for withdrawal until January 2 
50% non-refundable for withdrawal after January 2
Pratt recommends purchasing trip insurance.

Non-Member: $ 1,420
Members: $ 1,420


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