We are pleased to announce that Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin, Texas, will be taking over the Jewelry Studies International Austin school facilities effective on January 1st, 2013.
Announcing BIG Changes!
Courtney Gray, the owner and the Executive Director of Creative Side will be licensed by Jewelry Studies International to utilize components of the JSI curriculum and offer Argentium Instructor Certification training and onsite testing, in addition to their current course offerings. Creative Side is licensed by JSI and recognized by Argentium International as the only school in the world at this time with a curriculum leading to the AIC - Argentium Instructor Certification.
Last chance for full immersion workshops with Ronda Coryell!
Ronda Coryell will teach one final semester at the Austin facility before heading to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she will be focusing on Jewelry Studies International's AIC - Argentium Instructor Certification program and helping licensed schools adopt the JSI Curriculm.
Take advantage of this opportunity to work with this cutting edge metal. Choose from these six week courses as well as enameling and gold on argentium. Her classes are featured below.
Come learn about jewelry related topics from the Jack, AND master, of all trades. Wynn is our in house technician and has invaluable information to share with you. Learn about everything from... read more>
Combining Argentium with copper, and brass, you will learn sawing, piercing, roller printing, fusing surface decoration, making ear-wires, sweat soldering, and patinas on metals. Learning to... read more>
This one week immersion course is designed to build and strengthen skills for students at all skill levels (beginner to advanced) in a fun collaborative class setting. Students will gain valuable... read more>
The right components can make or break a showpiece. Learning how to make your own simple clasps and chain is an important step in designing and creating original work. You will be taught to... read more>
You don’t want to miss this one! Experience the possibilities of making jewelry with Precious Metal Clay (PMC). PMC is pure silver suspended in an organic binder. This is an innovative way... read more>
In this two-day class, explore the technology and techniques required to work with Argentium Sterling Silver. Master goldsmith and certified Master Bench Jeweler, Ronda Coryell, will provide... read more>
A sure way to make your work stand out is to add high karat gold to create beautiful and unique designs. Fusing, Fabricating and Soldering will be covered in this class. 18k or 22k gold is... read more>
Brilliant Colors! Incredible Depth! And Beautiful Gradations! Cloisonné enameling with a fun and exciting approach. This workshop introduces beginner students to a simple, step-by-step approach... read more>
Wax is an amazing material and Kate Wolf is the woman with all the tools and tricks. In this hands on workshop explore innovative approaches to wax carving with an emphasis on encouraging... read more>