Exploration in Chainmaking
Make a selection below
Class Days: Please make a selection aboveSaturday; Sunday
Class Time: Please make a selection above10am-6pm (15 total hours)
Age Group: Ages 16+
Class Code: Please make a selection above2JWL15A22-A
Entry Level Class (No prerequisite required) in Jewelry
Member Price: $400.00
This class covers the classical skills needed to make woven and Etruscan chains. You will learn to manipulate wire through the selected use of hand tools, making jump rings, splicing wires together, and fusing jump rings shut. Your finished one-of-a-kind silver chain can accommodate an original pendant or be worn alone.
Select date to see instructor
David Casella designs and creates his own unique jewelry and metal work for a variety of venues through his San Francisco studios D.A.C-METALS. He works on private commissions, participates in selected juried shows, does contract work and has had his work shown in Bay Area galleries. Besides using precious metals David does steel fabrication and has been employed as a coppersmith. He also is a member of the Metal Arts Guild of the Bay Area teaching workshops and participating in juried exhibitions. David Casella earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the Maine College of Art with an emphasis in Metalsmithing and Jewelry design in 1996.