Jewelry Design Courses in Brooklyn, New York

LiloVeve Jewelry School, New York:
LiloVeve Jewelry School is an acclaimed Jewelry Studio and Gallery located in the heart of Brooklyn, New York City. We offer a wide range of fun and informative classes designed to encourage and cultivate appreciation of handmade work. Classes include full 6-week programs, or short 2-day workshops.

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Our Mission:

Photo of Jewelry Design Courses in Brooklyn, New YorkOur mission is to share and further our community of jewelry artisans by offering a working studio environment for the exploration of design. LiloVeve Jewelry School seeks to provide educational resources and inspiration to those interested in the art.

Why Choose LiloVeve Jewelry School?

-  Immerse Yourself in the Jewelry Industry
We function as a bridge between the art of jewelry making and the production aspects of the jewelry industry – reviving ancient hand crafting skills as well as understanding modern tools and techniques. 

-  Organic, Hand-Made jewelry Training
We travel that rich lineage through a series of classes that delve into the organic handmade process, from introductory level courses up to professional model making and fine jewelry design.

- Small Class Sizes
Class size is limited to 12 students in order to allow you lots of workspace, maximum accessibility to equipment, and plenty of personal interaction with the instructors.

Specialized Jewelry Classes and Workshops in Brooklyn:

Image of Jewelry Design Courses in Brooklyn, New YorkLiloVeve Jewelry School offers a range of courses from Introductory Silversmithing techniques to High Karat Gold Alloying.

Courses are provided in Beginner and Intermediate levels of Silversmithing, Wax Carving (for model making and casting), Enameling, Goldsmithing, and Stone Setting. 

Specialty workshops include techniques such as Filigree, Keumboo, Granulation, Chain Making, and more. LiloVeve Gallery showcases a collection of handcrafted jewelry that ranges from one of a kind comission pieces to classical handmade Wedding and Engagement Bands.

Specialized 6-week Jewelry Classes:
- Introduction to Silversmithing
- Silver II: Design & Technique
- Introduction to Wax Carving
- Wax Carving II: Stonesetting
- Wax Carving II: Bracelet Design
- Gold Alloying (Goldsmithing)

2-Day Jewelry Workshops:
- Bezel Setting
- Business for Designers
- Flush Setting
- Jewelry Production
- Mold Making
- Prong Setting
- Steel
- Tube Setting

One-Day Intensive Course:
- Ring Making Intensive

Established Jewelry Artists:

Photos of LiloVeve Jewelry School, New YorkTapping into the rich and varied NYC art scene, we invite established jewelry artists to teach as guest instructors, offering students access to a wider knowledge base and different perspectives on jewelry design.

NYC is also a vital center for production, gemstone resourcing, and fabrication outsources. We provide a wonderful resource and support network for jewelry students looking to establish their designs and who are working in the jewelry or fashion industries.

About the instructor: Caroline Glemann

Caroline Glemann has developed much of her knowledge of jewelry design and the jewelry industry through first hand experience - from venturing to Colorado to learn Native American beading techniques, to a chief goldsmith for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and finally focus under her own name in Brooklyn NY where she was born.
 
She has received notable media recognition including her Platinum/diamond pendant and wedding band set featured in NY Magazine's "Best of NY" 2007 issue under best Engagement Ring, NY.

About the instructor: Sakurako Shimizu

Sakurako Shimizu has a BFA in Design from Tokyo Zokei University (Japan) and an MFA in Metals from Suny New Paltz. Sakurako has exhibited nationally and internationally, and her work has been featued in design magazines such as Kunsthandwerk & Design (Germany) and in the Shanghai Morning Post.

Her work is on view at the Julie Artisans' Gallery here in NYC, the Heidi Lowe Gallery in Delaware, and will be included at Love Design exhibition 2009 Salone del Mobil in Milan, Italy and 2009 STRP Festival in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

About the instructor: Shella Robinson

Shella Robinson's one of a kind and limited edition jewelry work has graced many exhibitions nationally and internationally including the Aaron Faber Gallery and Kohler Art Center here in NY.

Shella has an BFA in Metals, and an MFA from Suny New Paltz where she taught as an adjunct professor, and has taught numerous jewelry / metals classes at both the YWCA and 92 St Y in NY. Shella is currently associate director at a prominent contemporary Chelsea Art Gallery.

About the instructor: Sayumi Yokouchi

Sayumi Yokouchi was born in Tokyo, Japan and now lives in Brooklyn, New York where she maintains her studio. Sayumi began her studies in jewelry at Cabrillo college in Santa Cruz, California.

She received her MFA with honors from SUNY New Paltz, and BFA from California College of The Arts. She has participated in many galleries and museum exhibitions nationally and internationally.

She has taught and lectured as visiting artists at many places, including the 92nd street Y in New York City and LiloVeve Gallery in Brooklyn.

Updated: 2015-02-05

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