Jewelry Making Classes

Class Information:  
Class schedule updated September 16, 2018

 Classes are taught by Rene Venegas, a 16th generation master silversmith. He was taught as a youth by his father and later took specialized classes. In addition to classes taught at The Local Artisan Collective, he teaches jewelry making and metal smithing at Weber State University.

All classes are held at The Local Artisan Collective, llc shoppe in The Junction in downtown Ogden at 2371 Kiesel Ave.

You can pay for the class in person at the store or on our website at then click on jewelry.

We offer two different types of classes -- 
  • Open Classes -- we teach you the skills as you create your own designed jewelry. We supply the tools and equipment and you supply the metal and stones.
  • Workshop Classes -- These are make-n-takes/DIY i.e. everyone makes what we have planned and we supply everything (metal, tools, equipment).

Open Classes:
  • Thursdays
    • 11am--2pm
    • 6pm - 9pm
  • Saturday mornings, by appointment only
    • 9am - 12pm

Students will learn how to make earrings, necklaces, rings, bracelets and anything else you want out of silver, gold and precious stones. 
ALL skill levels are invited to class.
You are welcome to come as little or as often as you want --- whatever your schedule dictates.
Please email us for more information email: GalleonsGold @ (no spaces) or call/text 801-686-5351.

Workshop Classes: 
Most 1st and 2nd Friday evenings, 6pm--8pm, scroll below to check exact days for specific classes.

Copper Bracelet Class. Come and make a copper bracelet, complete with an inscription. We will provide the copper, all materials and tools. $20/person or $35/2 people.
  • Oct 6, 11am
  • Nov 2, 6pm
  • Dec 14, 6pm

Silver band/ring class. Come and make a silver band ring--complete with an inscription inside. All materials and tools will be provided. $30/person or $55/for two people. 
  • Oct 26, 6pm
  • Nov 16, 6pm
  • Dec 7, 6pm

After School Jewelry Making Class for Teenagers. Join us for a great series for teenagers to make their own jewelry.
This will be a 4 week class and is for kids ages 14+. $70 for all 4 weeks, cost includes all materials and stone for last project. If a student wants a more expensive stone, the difference must be paid for. Cost also includes a snack.
Week 1: copper cuff bracelet
Week 2: silver ring
Week 3 and 4: silver pendant with a stone bezel.
Week 4: showcasing of all jewelry made

Those who have taken classes from Rene are invited to take this class. Different and more challenging jewelry pieces will be given to them.

Classes begin on the first Tuesday of the month.
  • Oct 2, 4pm
  • Nov  6, 4pm

Come join us for a fabulous 2 day workshop for intensive jewelry making workshop. Students will learn and make a silver ring, bracelet, earrings and pendant. Student will learn how to set a stone with bezels.

Class is $200--included tools and equipment. Students will need to bring their own ounce of silver and stones to be used in jewelry. Silver and stones will be available to purchase at class, if needed.

Early bird sign up: save $25 if registered for class by Oct 1. Use coupon code: SILVER if registering online.

We will need a minimum of 4 students for the class. Max size: 6 students.
  • Nov 5 and 6, 9am -- 5pm

Girls' Night Out! Thin silver ~ copper ~ brass bracelets class. Come and make silver, copper and brass bracelets. All materials and tools will be provided. You choose how many you want to make. $40 for all three bracelets or al a carte: $25/1 silver bracelet, $15/1 copper bracelet, $15/1 brass bracelet.
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~ We are also able to give demonstrations and one day classes to schools, "girl's night out," church groups, birthday parties scouts, etc. We are happy to travel around Northern Utah. If you would like us to do something in another place, please let us know and we can see what the options are. ~


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