Are you new to the Jewelry and Fine Metals Studio? Do you have prior jewelry making experience? Would you like to gain your skills card without taking the Introductory classes? Please read through the below information.

If you feel like you have these skills, complete the form below OR email [email protected] to schedule an assessment.

Please follow the detailed instructions below and bring all requested samples to your assessment.

What to Expect During Your Assessment

At the start of your assessment you will showcase your recent work.

  • You will be shown where tools and materials are located in the studio so you can set up for your demo(s).
  • You will be asked to verbally explain the steps you are doing as well as demonstrate proper use of the tool/equipment
  • You will be asked to complete a sample to showcase your understanding of safety and proper use.
  • Please be prepared to set up and tear down your work space on all skills you demo.

Receiving Your Skills Card

  • If you meet the skills and safety requirements for the use of specific equipment during the assessment, you will receive a Skills Card indicating you can use that particular equipment during Open Studios.
  • If it is decided that a refresher class is needed, you will receive a Skills Card and access to Open Studios only upon successful completion of the needed class.

Once you have a Skills Card, your fob will be activated to give you access to the studio during Open Studios.

Assessment Items

Please complete the form below to submit your request for a Skills Assessment.