Jewelry

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Jewelry in a Day: Bangles, Hoops, and Stacking Rings #867-870

Learn to make bangles, hoops, and/or stacking rings in this fun one-day workshop! Roberta will introduce students to the unique Argentium sterling silver metal, which has just as much silver as sterling, but also has a touch of germanium that makes the metal more malleable and requires no solder! Students will learn basic techniques like fusing, forming, sawing, sanding, hammering, and polishing, and walk away with several wearable pieces. If you’ve wanted to give jewelry making a try or if you want to learn about Argentium, this is the perfect class for you!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Roberta Ann Weisenburg
Session 4 (#870): Sunday, 1 day / December 14 / 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Location: Jewelry
Tuition: $45($57 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $20


Supply List

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Open Studio

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About the Teaching Artist

Roberta Weisenburg has been working as a jeweler since 1981. Specializing in Custom Design, Casting, Fabrication, Fusing and Granulation, Roberta is a Certified Argentium Instructor. Recently she has relocated to Maui from San Francisco, where she maintained a studio since 1985 and taught privately. Her love for metal work has been ongoing and she is truly inspired to reach new heights on Maui and to share her knowledge with Hui students!

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Guided Open Studio #877 – 879

Do you enjoy working on your own independent projects in open studio, but sometimes come across a stumbling block? If you’ve ever wished for more guidance without having to work on a specific class assignment, this is the program for you! Our expert teaching artist J.B. Rea will be available for individualized assistance, answering questions, and troubleshooting problems. This class is one step above open studio (no instruction) while allowing for a bit more freedom than in the Hui’s more structured classes. Class size is limited to 10 students and for each four-week session, students are welcome to attend open studios on Tuesdays (9-12pm), Thursdays (6-9pm) and Saturdays (9-1pm). Please come to class with projects on which you are ready to work. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: J.B. Rea
Session 3 (#879): Tuesdays, 4 weeks / December 2 – 23 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: Jewelry Studio
Tuition: $145 (members only, includes lab fee)

Supply List

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Open Studio
About the Teaching Artist

J.B. Rea received his BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois and MFA in Silversmithing from the Rochester Institute of Technology School for American Craftsman. He has taught at Colorado State University, Fort Collins and Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California. He began teaching at Hui No‘eau in 1982 and is currently the jewelry studio’s technician. His work can be seen at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao.

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Found Object Jewelry #882

Come and create a unique wearable piece of jewelry in just 4 hours! This class will introduce students to the basic jewelry techniques of wire wrapping, stamping, and drilling. You’ll learn to use found objects to create a necklace and pendant from copper wire and sheet, beads, pages from an old book, and other found objects of your choice.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Roberta Ann Weisenburg
Date & Time : Sunday, 1 day / November 23 / 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Jewelry
Tuition: $45 ($57 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $15

Supply List

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Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Roberta Weisenburg has been working as a jeweler since 1981. Specializing in Custom Design, Casting, Fabrication, Fusing and Granulation, Roberta is a Certified Argentium Instructor. Recently she has relocated to Maui from San Francisco, where she maintained a studio since 1985 and taught privately. Her love for metal work has been ongoing and she is truly inspired to reach new heights on Maui and to share her knowledge with Hui students!

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All About Earrings w/ Visiting Artist Luana Coonen #830

Fun to make and wear, beautiful earrings can be made simply and easily. In this class (just in time for holiday gift making!), students will learn how to make handmade ear wires, functional clasps, and fun closures. French wires, handmade hoops, and soldered and cold connection mechanisms will also be explored. Students are welcome to bring items that they would like to incorporate into their earrings.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Sunday, 1 day
December 21 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Luana Coonen
Location: Jewelry Studio
Tuition: $65 ($82 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $25

Open Studio

N/A

Supply List

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About the Teaching Artists

The Hui is proud to welcome Luana Coonen back to the Hui! Luana was one of our core jewelry Teaching Artists from 2010-2013 and now lives in San Francisco, CA. She is known for her art jewelry inspired by natural materials and created with precious metals and plastics. She holds a BFA in Jewelry/Metal Arts from California College of the Arts and has traveled and created jewelry around the world. Luana enjoys teaching, exhibiting art jewelry, and running her jewelry business. luanacoonen.com

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Cuff Bracelets Workshop w/ Visiting Artist Luana Coonen #829

Cuff bracelets are the perfect project to learn how to make an easy wearable piece of jewelry from scratch—and they make great handmade gifts! Students will learn how to saw, texture, form, finish, and patina cuff bracelets in this fun one-day class. This is an ideal workshop for students with no experience or for those wanting to get back into metalsmithing. Students are encouraged to bring design ideas to class so they are ready to work. Cuffs will be made out of brass and copper to encourage experimentation; students are welcome to bring silver or purchase some in the studio if desired. Note: Soldering will not be taught in this class.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Luana Coonen
Day & Duration: Monday, 1 day
December 22 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Jewelry Studio
Tuition: $65 ($82 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $20

Open Studio

N/A

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

About the Teaching Artists

The Hui is proud to welcome Luana Coonen back to the Hui! Luana was one of our core jewelry Teaching Artists from 2010-2013 and now lives in San Francisco, CA. She is known for her art jewelry inspired by natural materials and created with precious metals and plastics. She holds a BFA in Jewelry/Metal Arts from California College of the Arts and has traveled and created jewelry around the world. Luana enjoys teaching, exhibiting art jewelry, and running her jewelry business. luanacoonen.com

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