Intermediate / Advanced Jewelry

Participants in this advanced jewelry class will learn the additional techniques necessary to produce rings, pendants and other items in sterling silver, copper and brass. Participants may choose from a variety of intermediate and advanced projects of their own design such as cutting and polishing freeform or calibrated cabochons on the lapidary machine, lost wax casting, cuttlebone casting, etc. For Advanced Jewelry, students choose their own projects. Contact Jim Rice for availability of specific projects.

Instructor: Jim Rice and Judy Goodwin
Enrollment: 4
Dates: Wednesdays, February 11 - April 1, 2015
6:00 - 8:30 pm
Cost: $180.00, which includes all materials
Location: Katherine Harper Hall Room 41

Registration will begin on the following dates and will remain open until three days before the class starts:

  • FALL SESSION: August 1 at noon
  • SPRING SESSION: December 1 at noon

  • SUMMER SESSION: May 1 at noon

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PLEASE NOTE: You may cancel a craft class up to two weeks before the class begins, with a $30 cancellation fee assessed. No refunds are allowed within two weeks of the start date, nor after the class begins.

Jim Rice has been making and selling jewelry since 1999. He has been teaching Beginning and Intermediate Jewelry since 2001.His jewelry is available  locally at Shoppes at Farmers Hardware and he is a member artist in Main Street Gallery in Blowing Rock, N.C., nd at 20 regional art and craft showseach year.

Judy Goodwin has been making jewelry for the past eight years. She has been a teaching assistant and substitute instructor for the past several years as her skill level in a variety of meta- smithing techniques continues to expand. Her work can be seen at numerous local art and craft shows and festivals as well as some local venues under the Silver and Stones Jewelry banner.

PLEASE NOTE: Most classes meet over multiple weeks. Registration for each class is open until the class fills or until three days before the class begins. If you miss the registration for this semester we hope you will consider taking this class the next time it is offered. Please contact Teri Reddick at to be added to the mailing list if you would like to be notified when new classes are offered.

Director: Kathy Copley,

Director Emeritus: Eric Reichard,, 828-262-6360

If you experience problems completing the registration, contact Teri Reddick at 828-262-2530 or email Teri Reddick at

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