Ring or Pendant Construction 3-5 Day Residency

Bill Hargraves [ view artist bio ]

Ring or Pendant Construction 3-5 Day Residency


Bill Hargraves' class includes a presentation of his work, discussion about jewelry design, and a demonstration of techniques used. Each student will be guided through the process of making their own ring or pendant.  

Day 1: 45-minute presentation
Day 2: An explanation and demonstration of design, tools, safety, stone selection and preparation, and soldering and finishing techniques. Students are encouraged to draw several designs for the next class
Days 3–5: Students complete jewelry projects   

To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or by email atbooknow@kcya.org 


Grade Levels: 9,10,11,12

Fees: $110 for 1 workshop; $95 each, for 2 or more workshops on the same day; plus $110 planning meeting and $10 per student for materials / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate.

Maximum Audience Size: 30 students

Availability: Year-round

Program Length: 45 minutes

Location: At Your School

Teachers' Guide: ring or pendant construction

Requirements: For Residency only: sink, buffing machine & paid planning meeting

Standards: 1.1 1.1 Knows how a culture's art works and artifacts reflect its values and beliefs.1.6 1.6 Understands that group and cultural influences contribute to human development, identity, and behavior.8.5 8.5 Knows basic geometric language for describing and naming shapes (e.g., trapezoid, parallelogram, cube, and sphere.)8.6 8.6 Understands the defining properties of three-dimensional figures (e.g., a cube has edges with equal lengths, faces with equal areas and congruent shapes, right angle corners).11.1 11.1 Knows how visual, aural, oral and kinetic elements are used in the various art forms.15.4 & 15.6

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