Private Lessons

Private Lessons at CSJA

Can't attend one of our scheduled classes? No problem! We can pair you with one of our talented instructors at a time that suits your busy schedule. These lessons are catered to meet your goals and can be focused on almost any technique. 

Techniques include: fabrication, soldering, Argentium fusing, stone setting: flush setting, bezel, tab, channel, prong, pave, tube, tension and more. Other options include wax working, casting techniques including delft clay, vacuum casting, centrifigul, T-cast training, and cuttle bone casting, mold making, photography, resin, etching, torch fire enameling, riveting, lapidary work and stone polishing, working in gold and more! Email for more info or with special requests. 

What do private lessons cost? 

$40 Studio Reservation Fee. Some materials are covered with this fee. Silver, precious metals, gemstones and other special materials will be extra and can be available at CSJA for purchase.

All lessons begin at $85 per hour, and vary in price depending on desired technique and instructor. There is typically a 3 hour minimum for private lessons.  Less time is possible depending on the content at $95 per hour. Bring a friend, spouse, employee, child or party at a discounted rate. Email for a quote.  

Call 512-799-0731 or email for more information or to schedule your private lesson with a CSJA instructor!

Creative Side is Portable!

Hire a team of Creative Side instructors and staff to host the next art party at your home, place of bussiness or company event. Possible projects include: pendant making, bracelet forming, ring making, earrings and more. Create a personal hands-on experince for your guests where they get to leave with the best kind of party favor- jewelry and a little hands-on metal therapy! 

Recent events include: Google Experts private party, Rock and Chalk at the Domain, Rock Swap with the Austin Gem and Mineral Society, International Gem and Jewelry Show, Mi Madre- College Day, and more. 

Email to inquire about corporate events, birthday parties ages 10 and up, bridal showers, and more. 

Setting up your home studio?  

We now offer in studio private lessons and consultations. We can send one of our CSJA team members to your home for a private jewelry lesson at your bench, or for a consultation on proper studio set up, including tanks, torches, machinery, ventilation and other tools and equipment you may be adding to your shop. We can help guide you safely and efficiently in the right direction for your space. 

Price for this begins at $120 per hour plus gas for anywhere outside Austin city limits, with a minimum of 2 hours. You can reserve your visit through CSJA by contacting, or call 512-799-0731.  


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