Paulette Werger

Paulette is a metalsmith and teacher from Lebanon, New Hampshire. She works in a variety of materials including high karat gold, platinum, precious stones, sterling silver, and pewter. Her work is exhibited and sold both nationally and internationally through museums and galleries. She has offered workshops on a number of topics, including conquering the fear of gold, pewtersmithing, keum-boo, surface embellishment, and Ashante casting.

Paulette currently serves as a board member for the Society of Arts and Crafts in Boston, Massachusetts, and formerly for the Society of North American Goldsmiths. She works at her cooperative studio, Metalpeople East, which supports four metalsmiths with a common use of tools and space.

Beyond Calder, Cooke, and Smith: Focus on Kinetics
 With Paulette Werger
 19 August 2015 - 21 August 2015
5% Early Bird Discount for registration before 19 July 2015
 Focus on interesting points of connection such as junctures, links, pivot points and cantilevers to join line and create forms that move with the body. Forge, taper, fuse, solder and combine these techniques to create flexible, kinetic jewelry.
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Earrings: Line, Volume and Form
 With Paulette Werger
 22 August 2015 - 23 August 2015
5% Early Bird Discount for registration before 22 July 2015
 Delve into the beauty and history of the earring with an eye on design and technical exploration. Learn about kinetics and discover a wide variety of earring styles with a focus on the use of wire and sheet to create volume and movement.
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March 07, 2015
 Forging Identities
 Forging brings wire to life and is both more interesting and elegant than its standard round shape. Forging Identities covers basic forging techniques. Students will learn how to shape and draw down wire (elongate and taper) for jewelry.
March 21, 2015
 Granulation on Enamel
 This beautiful process is achieved by fusing small silver beads into enamel to create a design or accent. Learn to make and attach granules to both flat and curved surfaces and bring a new element of texture and sparkle to jewelry.

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