Course Description: "Let Me Charm You"
In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to create a metal pendant/charm
using a variety of jewelry techniques and the basics of metalsmithing. Participants will first design then saw, hammer, and stamp
sterling silver sheet metal into charms for necklaces or bracelets. If you have an
interest in learning the basics of metalsmithing, this is the workshop for you! All
materials and equipment will be provided. Capacity limited to 10 participants to allow
for physical distancing. Ages 18 and up.
*Charms shown are examples only. This class will use sterling silver.
Course Fee - $90
Meet Your Instructor
Blair Minick Lindsey
Blair Minick Lindsey studied at the Savannah College of Art and Design, where she
received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography and a minor in metals and jewelry.
She continued her education at North Georgia College and State University and received
her Master of Arts in Teaching. Blair grew up always knowing that she wanted to be
in art education. This led her to her career as an art teacher, where she taught
for seven years on the K-12 level. Some of her teaching courses included: photography,
metals, jewelry, visual arts, graphic design, and AP and IB Art. Blair is a professional
photographer and has owned a metals and jewelry business.
Blair enjoys traveling and has visited 18 countries. She has traveled with students
all over the world and continues to travel to enhance her cultural awareness. In 2004
the Savannah College of Art and Design selected her photograph, “Fishwater” for their
permanent collection and her jewelry has also been selected for multiple exhibitions.
In 2010 she had a portrait chosen for national advertising. She is an Instructor
of Art Education and the Art Education program's Student Teacher Supervisor at the
University of South Carolina.
|Dates / Sessions||Times||Fees|
|Jewelry Making | Let Me Charm You|
Register Online or Register By Mail
Notes: The course location and directions will be emailed approximately one week before the course begins.
|1:00 PM – 4:00 PM||$90.00|
Registration and Payment Notes
If you plan to pay by check or purchase order, select "register by mail." Complete the form and return a printout with payment to: USC Continuing Education
and Conferences, Close/Hipp Building at 1705 College Street, Suite 591, Columbia,
SC 29208. Your seat is not guaranteed until payment is received.
We accept online payment via electronic check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express through MarketPlace,
a secure electronic environment that simplifies business transactions with the university.
Follow the MarketPlace prompts to complete payment. Your transaction is only complete
when you receive an order number, which is your receipt of payment. Your seat is not
guaranteed until payment is received and you receive an order number.
Once you have paid and are enrolled, you'll be emailed location and parking information for face-to-face programs or online
instructions about one week before the program begins.