Intro to Jewelry Design and Fabrication
Learn the concepts for basic and advanced jewelry fabrication. In this class, students will become familiar with essential silversmithing skills and methods of cutting, forging, embossing and all the fundamentals of soldering techniques. Students will be given the instruction and tools to make finger rings, earrings, bracelets and other forms of jewelry. Copper materials will be provided for use in class. Students wanting to work in silver should bring their own silver supply. Skill level: All
Includes tools to make finger rings, earrings, bracelets and other forms of jewelry as well as copper materials for practicing during class. Students wanting to work in silver should bring their own.
Stefan Alexandres is a multi award winning jeweler and sculptor in addition to teaching Jewelry weekly classes at Crealde ´ School of Art since 2008.
From 1964 to 1972 he apprenticed in metal arts in the traditional ways of the old world, as guided through the organized guilds of Greece.
He received a United Arts of Central Florida individual artists award in 2007 and 2010, and Best of show award in Osceola Center for the Arts show 2009.
His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in galleries and shows such as Arts On Douglas gallery, Creativity Contest Oggetti Torino Italy, and Beijing International Jewelry Exhibition. He has received a large number of corporate commissions and site installations.
His training is based on the Byzantine Art. He draws inspiration for his metalwork from history, mythology, folk tales and real life.