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Jewelry / Metal Arts: Classroom Studio

Learning, Demonstrating, Building Community

Last updated on Jan 16, 2024

Spring 2024 Semester access hours begin January 16th:
8am-12am Monday-Friday
9am-10pm Saturday & Sunday

The Jewelry/Metal Arts Studio will be closed for Spring Break Monday March 18th - Sunday March 24th, re-opening Monday March 25th.

Jewelry Metal Arts Studio
Main Building - 1111 8th Street Rm. A2

Fall 2023 Jewelry/Metal Arts Classroom Studio Access

Jewelry/Metal Arts is open to students who are currently enrolled in or have completed Jewelry/Metal Arts 1. Orientations are provided by the studio manager during class time.

For graduate students or upper-division project access, please contact the studio manager. This access will be granted depending on studio capacity.



rlarman@cca.edu

About the Jewelry / Metal Arts: Classroom Studio

The main classroom is equipped with 17 professional jeweler's benches with flex-shafts, smith mini torches, two drill presses, a bench shear, a rolling mill, an instructional video monitor, and various hand tools designed for metal-smithing.


Specializing in These Materials

  • Aluminum
  • Brass
  • Copper
  • Karat Golds
  • Palladium
  • Platinum
  • Resin
  • Silver
  • Steel
  • Titanium
  • Wax

Tools and Equipment

  • Natural gas/oxygen torches
  • Rolling Mill
  • Hydraulic press
  • Citric acid pickle baths
  • Drill presses and flex-shafts
  • Step sheer, beverly sheer, straight sheer
  • Durston Airmax 2200 Polishing Machine
  • Formlabs 3, 3D printer
  • G-Tec TB-30 and TB-60 natural gas boosters
  • Casting equipment (kilns, centrifuge, and vacuum caster)
  • Wax injector
  • Electrical etching bath for non-ferrous metals
  • Metal forming/forging hammers, stakes, and anvils
  • Band saw
  • Draw bench

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