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Jewelry / Metal Arts: Classroom Studio

Learning, Demonstrating, Building Community

Last updated on Apr 24, 2023

Access hours are by appointment only beginning May 5th.

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

Summer 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. We cannot provide new student access after week ten of the semester.

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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