Jewelry Class Ladies Night Out July at Silver Peak Studio in Louisville CO
Ladies Night Out: Wrap Ring
Ladies Night Out: Wrap Ring
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Ladies Night Out: Wrap Ring

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Join us for our July Ladies' Night Out Jewelry Class; no experience needed! Bring a friend, relative, or your lovely self, and create a textured wrap ring in sterling silver or 14K gold filled! You’ll learn hammering techniques and the proper way to size your finger for the perfect fit. 

  • No experience required!
  • The cost covers one glass of wine or beer, light snacks (all gluten-free), one wrap ring in sterling silver or copper, proper ring sizing guidance and instruction in texturing! Our instructor Kenzie will show you how to properly texture and size the metal and Jen will help you wrap the ring for the perfect fit.
  • You will receive an email 48 hours before the event with our address and other details.
  • Space is limited to 10; last day to cancel for a full refund is July 7, 2022
  • This fun class fills up quick, so don’t hesitate to register

 

About the instructor, Kenzie Nelson

Kenzie NelsonKenzie has been enveloped by art and art making her entire life and loves nothing more than connecting with others through the act of creating. After taking an introduction to metalsmithing class in her first year of college, she became infatuated with the medium. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Colorado State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a concentration in metalsmithing and jewelry making. She loves sharing her passion with others and has teaching experience ranging from K-12 art, museum education classes, as well as collegiate level metalsmithing courses.
Her work has been exhibited throughout the U.S. in curated and juried exhibitions, most recently in The Feminist Art Museum’s Protest and Protect and the Greater Denton Arts Council’s Materials: Hard and Soft.

 

About  Jen Lesea-Ames, Instructor and owner of Silver Peak Studio:

A former personal fitness trainer and certified USA-Triathlon coach (B.S. Exercise Science, UC Davis and M.S. Kinesiology, CU-Boulder) with over 18 years of teaching experience, Jen retired from her fitness and coaching career after receiving a diagnosis of hip dysplasia and underwent two major hip surgeries. Wanting more of a challenge after stringing beads for three years, she studied metalsmithing at the Denver School of Metal Arts (now called Denver Jewelry Studio) from 2012-2016. She decided to go full-time with her jewelry business in 2014 and opened Silver Peak Studio in July 2020.

She is the owner, designer, and metalsmith of Jen Lesea Designs, (2009-present); her jewelry is sold in over 30 stores, including Fallingwater Museum Store, the Denver Art Museum Gift Shop, and the national catalog Uncommon Goods. Her experience and work has landed her local and national press. Jen is an Accredited Jewelry Professional from the Gemological Institute of America GIA and she is currently pursuing her GIA Graduate Gemologist certificate.

Her fun and friendly nature is apparent in everything she does, whether its teaching metalsmithing, talking to art show patrons, or motivating people to try something new, like stand up paddle-boarding!  

As the owner of Silver Peak Studio, it is her intention to provide a safe, clean, professional and fun environment where students can grow in metalsmithing and enjoy the journey.

A few of Jen's favorite things: cats, pizza, and outdoor adventures.