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Bellingham Metal Arts Guild (BMAG)

2620 N. Harbor Loop Dr.,, Bellingham, WA



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Beginning Jewelry Metalsmithing 1

Jewelry/Gems, Class/Workshop

Learn basic fabrication techniques including: annealing, sawing, piercing, filing, texturing, soldering, forming, and polishing using non-ferrous metals. You will use BMAG’s jewelry tools and equipment, in a safe, supportive, creative environment and you can expect to finish one to two interesting pieces using these basic skills. Tuesday evenings: January 23 - February 20. No experience necessary! Instructor: Sacha Bliese.


• Tue 1/23/18 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Boys Night Out - Valentine Day Gift Making

Jewelry/Gems,Folk Art/Crafts,Class/Workshop

Guys, you want to really impress that special lady in your life? Nothing compares to giving a piece of jewelry you have made yourself. You will be given some suggestions so that you can make a piece that you will be able to complete within the allotted 9 hours or less considering your individual skill level and experience. We will meet two times: Fri., Feb. 2, 6 pm - 10 pm and Sat., Feb. 3, 9am - 6pm. Facilitator: Walt Hekala. Email us at


• Fri 2/2/18 at 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
• Sat 2/3/18 at 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Silver Reticulation Class

Design, Jewelry/Gems, Class/Workshop

Learn to reticulate silver & make your class project. In 2 days we cover reticulation, designing from your reticulated piece to fabricate & finish a pendant or pair of earrings with options for all skill levels. Instructor: Marie-Claire Dole. Visit us online for more details & about the early early registration discount for this class. Subscribe to our Newsletter at


• Sat 2/10/18 - Sun 2/11/18 at 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Metal Bead & Button Marking Workshop

Jewelry/Gems, Folk Art/Crafts, Class/Workshop

Students will make a set of textured copper beads or buttons with materials provided by the instructor. Metal bead and button making involves a number of processes from which one can achieve endless variation and satisfaction. We will use texturing, disc cutting, drilling, shaping with dapping sets, techniques for annealing and a special magic solder trick just for beads and buttons. Prerequisites: Basic skills will be needed, including soldering.


• Sun 2/18/18 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Intermediate Jewelry Metalsmithing 1

Design, Jewelry/Gems, Class/Workshop

This class will further strengthen and develop your soldering and jewelry technique skills. You will learn to use the rolling mill and basic bezels will be introduced to set a stone. More emphasis will be placed on design and finishing techniques. 5 Monday evenings. Prerequisites: Completion of BMAG's Beginning Jewelry Metalsmithing 2 or instructor permission. Instructor: Sacha Bliese.


• Mon 2/26/18 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Mon 3/5/18 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Mon 3/12/18 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Mon 3/19/18 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
• Mon 3/26/18 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM