Sterling Silver Handmade Chain Workshop *In-Person* *NEW*

In this Intermediate workshop over two days, students will learn how to form and solder links to make their own handmade chain in sterling silver. We’ll practice several different types of chain in copper, and then students will be able to make a chain bracelet with a handmade clasp or chain earrings in sterling silver. This class requires some experience with soldering such as the Beginning Jewelry class or workshops. All materials will be provided. A materials fee of $50 is due to the instructor on the first day of class. Instructor: Laura Jaklitsch



Start Date

August 22, 2024









2 Thursdays, 5:30-9:30pm Aug. 22 & 29

This class will meet in-person at CCAE. Please view our In-Person Class Guidelines prior to enrolling.

Instructors: Laura Jaklitsch


Laura Jaklitsch

Laura Jaklitsch is a jewelry artist and instructor in Somerville, MA. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Laura holds a BFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and has been making jewelry since 2005. Laura has worked in the jewelry industry extensively as a bench jeweler and in cosmetic restoration of fine watches. She was the 2016 recipient of the Society for Contemporary Craft’s LEAP Award and has appeared in publications such as Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist and the Lark Books title Chains, Chains, Chains: 25 Necklaces, Bracelets & Earrings. Her work is carried by galleries across the country.