Jewelry Design: Metal and Enamel

A course by Sabrina Formica , Jewelry Maker

Jewelry Maker. Milán, Italy.
Joined June 2020

Design and make a set of accessories by exploring a variety of jewelry-making techniques like saw piercing, metal modeling, and low temperature enameling.

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  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Design and make a set of accessories by exploring a variety of jewelry-making techniques like saw piercing, metal modeling, and low temperature enameling.

A course by Sabrina Formica

The beauty of creating jewelry is the magic of transforming a simple piece of metal into a wearable piece of art. Sabrina Formica is a jewelry maker who is passionate about creating one-of-a-kind pieces for clients and for exhibitions across the globe.

In this online course, learn how to create your own jewelry from scratch. Experiment with different techniques, from saw piercing, metal modeling, and enamel. By the end of this course, you'll be ready to express your ideas by making bespoke accessories with your own hands.

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What will you learn in this online course?

12 lessons & 19 downloads

  • 95% positive reviews (64)
  • 2882 students
  • 12 lessons (1h 14m)
  • 19 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a collection of accessories including a ring, a pair of earrings and a statement necklace with multi layered and enameled details.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

The course is for anyone passionate about jewelry making or metalwork, from beginners to intermediates.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience required.

In terms of materials, you need a saw frame, blades, a drill, glue, paper, pencils, tracing paper (oven paper), metal sheet, pliers, a hammer, scissors, an eraser, a mask, and a few other items Sabrina explains in unit 2.


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Sabrina Formica

A course by Sabrina Formica

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Jewelry Maker

Sabrina Formica is a designer and a passionate jewelry maker from Bari, Puglia in Italy. She lives and works between Milan and Bari, where she focuses on her jewelry collections, and offers ceramic and jewelry-making classes. After many years of experience as a fashion and graphic designer in Italy and abroad, she found her true calling in jewelry.

Her interest in jewelry is just not about the beauty of the materials, but about the magic in transforming a simple piece of metal, mostly brass from industrial residue, into a wearable work of art, which enclose memories and personal feelings. Jewelry is for her is the perfect combination of everything she likes the most: from illustration to sculpture, from poetry to experimentation. Her work has been selected for international exhibitions and art shows.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences and Inspirations
  • U2

    Tools and Materials

    • My Toolbox
    • Organizing the Work Bench
    • Introduction to the Saw Piercing Technique
    • Introduction to the Metal Forming Technique
  • U3

    Designing and Making Your Jewelry Collection: From the Project to the Finished Piece

    • Inspiration, Mood Board, and Sketchbook
    • From the Drawings to the Metal Jewel
    • Metal Forming
    • Introduction to Low-Temperature Enamel
  • U4

    Adding Findings and Connections

    • Making the Findings
    • Metal Care
  • FP

    Final project

    • Jewelry Design: Metal and Enamel

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Jewelry Design: Metal and Enamel. Craft, and Fashion course by Sabrina Formica

Jewelry Design: Metal and Enamel

A course by Sabrina Formica
Jewelry Maker. Milán, Italy.
Joined June 2020
  • 95% positive reviews (64)
  • 2882 students