Jewelry & Fine Metal Arts - BARN

Jewelry & Fine Metal Arts

Welcome to the Jewelry & Fine Metals Studio, a place to learn and share the joy of making jewelry and the art of using fine metals. The studio is well equipped and has knowledgeable instructors and studio monitors. Please come join us for classes for all ages and skill levels!

Whether you are new to jewelry making or you have experience, find out how to get started in the studio by visiting our FAQ page here.

Jewelry Studio Equipment List

  • 12 benches each with flex shaft and dust extraction system
  • Rolling mills
  • Enameling & Metal Clay kilns
  • Buffing units
  • Belt sanders
  • Hydraulic presses
  • Shears, including step shear
  • Tumblers
  • GRS Engraving block
  • GRS Benchmate
  • Hand tools – tons of them
  • Library of over 120+ jewelers books
  • Rental lockers are available
  • Torches: acetylene, oxy/acet, Smith Little, EZ torch
  • Casting Equipment: Burnout kiln, Vacuum table, Centrifugal casting machine
  • Metalsmithing: 50+ stakes for forging & raising, 10 Pitch pots for chasing & repoussé
  • Lapidary Equipment: 8” & 6” Cab King machines, 6″ Diamond Pacific machine, Trim saws, Circular grinder

Jewelry Open Studios

Click here to see the Jewelry Open Studios calendar.

Open Studios are free for members, and $20 for non-members. To use the Open Studio time, you must have completed a Jewelry Skills card either through taking an Introduction class and/or scheduling an assessment by contacting our Jewelry Programming coordinator at [email protected].

Get Involved

  • BARN offers Open Studio time for members and non-members to work, overseen by experienced safety monitors.
  • The Women’s Shelter Jewelry Program
  • Become a Studio Monitor. Contact: [email protected]
  • BARN Members can Join our Jewelry Steering Committee
  • Teach Classes in the Jewelry Studio

Studio Lead:
Karen Olch

Contact the Jewelry Studio

206-842-4475, ext. 213