Look forward to great workshops in 2023!
The final details are being worked out now!

Enameled Botanicals Workshop
with Nash Quinn

  • July 9 & 10, 2022 was a great success.

  • Craft Alliance was the perfect studio to work in.

  • We learned so much and great tricks.

Nash Quinn at Work
Nash Quinn Brooch
Nash Quinn Brooch Detail
Nash Quinn - Brooches
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Nash Quinn - Brooches
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Nash Quinn - Brooches
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Virtual Studio Tours and Demo Series

April 2021 Demo

  • We learned to measure, and measure again.

  • We learned to draw tubing and wire down.

  • We learned how to use a tap and die tool.

  • We learned to use a caliper.

  • We learned to fit multiple parts exactly.

  • We learned how to wet pack and sift enamel.

In an effort to fill the huge void our cancelled workshops has created, we have started a series of member Studio Tours and Technique Demos. Here are the tours we have hosted so far. We are doing our best to stay in touch while staying apart. Stay healthy.

February 2021

October 2020

August 2020

July 2020

So you are ready for our future Studio Tours or Demos be sure you are signed up on Zoom. Sign in before the tour starts and click on the link we will provide you with just prior to our event and you will be good to go.

Learn about Zoom

1. Go to Zoom.us and sign up.

2. Learn how to join a zoom meeting, YouTube Zoom Video.

3. Join all your MM friends on July 8th at 5:30 p.m.

Apply to Teach

Midwest Metalsmiths invite metal and jewelry technique instructors to apply to teach. We are always looking for interested, qualified instructors. Do you have a new, traditional, or innovative technique that you use in your work? We would like to hear from you.

Under certain circumstance, the Midwest Metalsmiths Board may request your cooperation in filling out a Liability Release. This is only for those of you that a been requested to respond to the form and have been directed here. Click the blue button below to gain access to the form. Thank you for your cooperation.

Lee Richards Hammers
Lee Richards Hammers

A great selection of hammers makes forming metal a create task for the metalsmith.

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Kathryn Arnold Creating Cloisonne
Kathryn Arnold Creating Cloisonne

Precisely painted powdered glass creates the exquisite result of Cloisonne enamel jewelry pieces.

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Wendy Walsh Metal Tools
Wendy Walsh Metal Tools

Lots of pliers and files are an essential part of any metalsmiths tool box.

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