Metals and Jewelry


The Edina Art Center offers classes in metal, copper and metal clay and found object jewelry for ages 15 and older as well as open studio classes for members. Register online by clicking the links below or by calling the Art Center at 952-903-5780.

  1. Monday Classes
  2. Tuesday Classes
  3. Wednesday Classes
  4. Thursday Classes

Adding Color to Copper Clay

Ages 16 & up

Sarah Bober

Learn several ways to add color to copper clay, from colored pencil to patina inks. Students will design pieces in copper clay and, after firing, enhance the design with various coloring techniques. Copper clay basics will be covered in this class; no previous copper clay experience is needed. Copper clay is an inexpensive and easy way to create pure copper jewelry without saws or power tools. All supplies will be provided. Students are welcome to purchase additional metal clay packets from the instructor. The supply fee of $50 includes 50 grams of Art Clay Copper and metal clay tool kit. Students who have a metal clay kit will receive 2-50g packets of Art Clay Copper. Maximum 12.

  • 7307: Mondays, 6-9 p.m., 4 weeks - starts July 9, ends July 30 (Register)
  • Cost: $129 nm/$117 m + $50 supply fee

Evening Metal Jewelry

Art Center Staff

This class will explore the basics of jewelry design and fabrication. Students will create jewelry pieces using their design skills and using techniques of sawing and soldering metal. Jewelry equipment and tools will be covered. Beginning and experienced students are welcome. All tools and some metals are supplied. Maximum 8.

  • 7207: Mondays, 7-9 p.m., 8 weeks - starts April 2, ends May 21 (Register)
  • Cost: $172nm/$155 m + $32 supply fee