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Expand Your Skill-Set with Classes at Rio Grande!

Expand your knowledge, acquire innovative new techniques, and learn with your peers in the many classes offered onsite in our Albuquerque facility.

Our classes are taught by industry experts and we provide all the tools and equipment you'll need. You'll receive hands-on training, work with state-of-the-art equipment, and the pieces you make in class are yours to keep—along with a wealth of knowledge and the spark to expand your jewelry making into new and exciting areas. Invest in yourself and your creativity by registering for a class (or three) today!

 

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Basic Casting with Scott Bradford and Gregg Burgard

Dates: July 10–12, 2019; 9am–4:30pm
Price: $425
Instructor: Scott Bradford

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High-Relief Eastern Repoussé and Chasing with Victoria Lansford

Dates: July 17–19, 2019; 9am–4:30pm
Price: $500
Instructor: Victoria Lansford

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CAD with 3DESIGN® with David Swallow

Dates: July 24–26, 2019; 9am–4:30pm
Price: $925
Instructor: David Swallow

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Introduction to Hydraulic Forming with Phil Poirier

Dates: July 30–31, 2019; 9am–4:30pm
Price: $395
Instructor: Phil Poirier

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Intermediate Hydraulic Forming with G. Phil Poirier

Dates: August 1–2, 2019; 9am–4:30pm
Price: $395
Instructor: Phil Poirier

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Bezels to Bead Setting with Phil Scott

Dates: August 12–16, 2019; 9am–4:30pm
Price: $995
Instructor: Phil Scott

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Counter Sketching and Color Rendering with Rémy Rotenier

Dates: September 9–13, 2019; 9am–4:30pm
Price: $1,170
Instructor: Rémy Rotenier

This extensive five-day course begins with three days of black & white sketching and progresses to two days of color rendering. Working with Rémy, you cover the whole process: from a rough sketch to a wonderful color painting.

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Coin Ring-Making Using Seamless Ring Construction with Jason Stinchfield

Dates: September 25–27, 2019; 9am–4:30pm
Price: $450
Instructor: Jason Stinchfield

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A Wax-Carving Intensive with Kate Wolf

Dates: October 14–19, 2019; 9am–4:30pm
Price: $995
Instructor: Kate Wolf

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CAD with 3DESIGN® with David Swallow

Dates: October 23–25, 2019; 9am–4:30pm
Price: $925
Instructor: David Swallow

Designed BY a jeweler, FOR jewelers, 3DESIGN® allows you to design anything and everything. In this three-day class, you'll learn how to do it!