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Jewelry/Metal Arts: Maker's Yard

Forming, Forging, Raising, Finishing

Last updated on Aug 21, 2023

Access hours are by appointment only beginning May 5th.

Access hours are by appointment only beginning May 5th and ending August 30th.

Fall 2023 Semester hours begin August 30th:
8am-12am Monday-Friday
9am-10pm Saturday & Sunday

The Jewelry/Metal Arts Studio will be closed for Labor Day Saturday September 2-Monday September 4, re-opening Tuesday September 5.

Jewelry Metal Arts Forming/Hammering Studio...
Main Building - 1111 8th Street Rm. First Floor

Summer 2023 Jewelry/Metal Arts Maker's Yard

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.

About the Jewelry/Metal Arts: Maker's Yard

The Maker's Yard is an interim space that consists of two retrofitted shipping containers housing an array of stakes, hammers, and forming tools to manipulate sheet metal and wire into complex forms, using the ancient practices of raising and forging.

Specializing in These Materials

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

Tools and Equipment

  • Propane/air annealing torch
  • Belt Sanders
  • Metal forming/forging hammers, stakes, and anvils
  • Bead blaster