Students will learn how to design, set and form a beautiful bracelet out of sterling silver. Each student will choose a six-mm stone for their bracelets. Tips on soldering, forming, and finishing jewelry will be covered in class. No experience necessary. Each student will be taking home a finished product. All tools and materials will be provided. Closed-toed shoes recommended and don’t forget your reading glasses, if needed.
Class Level: BEGINNERS
Instructor Info: Jessica Keemer is an award-winning studio artist in Lancaster, PA. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Millersville University and also has a degree in Art Education and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Systems Management. She has studied at the New Approach Jewelers School in Virginia Beach, VA, and at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY. Jessica is a PA state-juried artist and currently serves as a state board member to the PA Guild of Craftsmen.
In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time and traveling with her daughter, Cassidy. She loves the ocean and enjoys paddle boarding, scuba diving and salt water fishing. Jessica also collects seashells, drift wood, coral, fossils and other interesting pieces of nature which inspires her work. She also practices yoga, gardens and loves to travel.
Inclement Weather and Cancellation: In the event of inclement weather or low enrollment, we may reschedule/cancel and notify you via email prior to the event. In the event you cannot make the rescheduled event or cancellation, you’ll be issued a credit toward a future Watchmaker’s Daughter workshop.
Accessibility and Parking: The studio space is only accessed by stairs and is not wheelchair accessible. There are three great parking lots within walking distance—listed below, beginning with closest in proximity, and street parking is available.
1.) White Rose Parking Lot: first block of N. Beaver St.
2.) Central Market Parking Deck: Corner of N. Beaver and W. Philadelphia Streets
3.) City of York Parking Garage, 25 W. Philadelphia St.