Jewelry Concepts

Intro to Jewelry Making: Jewelry Concepts

*This class is included in any first time beginner class

Where to begin; the initial barrier that confronts all of us with the intent to learn something new and create. This is a short discussion on the history, function, and concept of ornamentation. Begin at the beginning!


 The Message of Ornamentation

  • Representation

Functional Considerations in Jewelry

  • Weight
  • Balance
  • Size
  • Flexibility

Jewel Support Systems

  • Hanging/Tying
  • Pressure
  • Clasps
  • Piercing/Studs
  • Sewing


  • Metal choices/Contents/Benefits

Intro to Jewelry Concepts is a free 30 minute lesson with the purchase of any beginning jewelry class!