River Tree Arts

Metals & Jewelry

Class schedules for the 2015/2016 school year will be posted by mid-August. Please check back then or join our newsletter list for updates (subscribe button located on our homepage).  The 2014 schedule is listed below.

In The Metalsmithing Studio


Learn to make earrings, pendants, rings and more in our metalsmithing lab. Work with metalsmithing tools to form, shape & design your own unique pieces. Polishing, wire wrapping & hot and cold process soldering will be the main focus of classes.

Workshops listed are subject to change depending upon the season. Please see class schedules to find out which classes are currently being offered. Fall 2015 schedule will be posted Aug 19.



This class will cover all the fundamentals of jewelry making! Learn crimping, braiding, wire-wrapping, beadwork and more. Students will create bracelets, earrings, pendants & ornaments during Jewelry Club, as well as keep a sketchbook of their own designs. Materials included.



None! Open to all levels – beginners welcome!

emma pearl knotted        braided


Upcoming Metalsmithing Classes! 


Metalsmithing for Kids ~ 3:30 – 5:30pm

Teacher: Alice Carroll

For grades 4+

6 week session : Jan 25 – March 7 (no class 2/15)
Learn to make earrings, pendants, rings and more with metals- work with metalsmithing tools to form, shape & design your own designs. Polishing, wire wrapping, hot & cold process soldering will be taught. Students are encouraged to be creative with their designs.

$180/members, $195/non-members


Metalsmithing for Adults, 10 to 1pm

Teacher: Alice Carroll

6 week session: Jan 28 – March 10 (no class 2/18)
Students will learn how to use basic hand tools & the torch to make jewelry. Hot & cold connections will be taught. Through demonstrations and work time, each student will learn sawing, piercing, surface decoration, light forging, forming and basic stone setting. Students are encouraged to create their own designs using the techniques that are demonstrated.

$195/members; $215/non-members (+$30 materials fee per student)



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