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The Gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 12 noon - 5:00 p.m. We are closed on holiday weekends.
Jewellery Making

Students will learn to make jewellery using a wide variety of hand tools, including files, hammers, punches and supervised torch work for enamelling. Students will be taught safety and an awareness of others as well as a respect for the value of metals. They will learn about different manipulation techniques including how to bend, cut and hammer the metal as well as connection methods such as riveting and jump rings for their projects. All materials supplied.

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20161117_090555_resized.jpgBryan Taylor has been a goldsmith jeweller for 40 years. Early in his career he won several design competitions for DeBeers diamond mines.  For 15 years he worked for renowned jewellery designer, Toni Cavelti. Currently, Bryan teaches Art Metal/Jewellery and metal sculpture at Argyle Secondary.  He also teaches an adult silversmithing class, one night per week. He also paints and creates jewellery from a studio at his home.







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