Jewelry Studio Orientation & Skills Assessment

  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021
  • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • BARN Jewelry Studio, Monitor: Sarah Jones
  • 1


  • Free but please register.

Registration is closed

Interested in accessing the Jewelry Studio Makers Space at BARN? Then this session is designed for you! 

This orientation/ skills assessment is required for all who wish to work in the Jewelry Studio during open studio times and already has some previous experience making jewelry

Participants will be asked to demonstrate basic tool use you are familiar with. At the end of your assessment, you will be issued a skills card noting what tools and equipment you are able use based on what you have demonstrated proficiency with during this assessment.

For BARN Guests and Members, successful completion of this short session will be allowed access to the Jewelry Studio for working independently on projects of your choosing during monitored Open Studio hours only. Please note that the general open studios times are free to Members. For guests/non-members there will be a $20 drop-in fee (please bring cash or check made out to BARN) to use Open Studio. To view the Open Studio times click here.

Areas generally covered during this orientation:

  • Studio safety
  • Studio orientation 


  • Please bring a sampling of your recently made jewelry to help showcase your skills.
  • No instruction or demos on equipment will be given. 
  • This session is designed for you to demonstrate proficiency with equipment and tools you are already familiar with.
  • Open studio is a self directed time. Trained safety monitors are volunteers and not instructors.

  • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Overall BARN safety policies are here.
  • Skills Assessments will be conducted during Open Studio times with dates specifically noted on the calendar for three students at a time.
  • No walk-in’s. This particular assessment session is for three students only because it is held during an Open Studio time.
  • Please note that brief interruptions during your assessment may happen as it is Open Studio time also and the monitor needs to be available / have awareness of safety.
  • Safety! Please wear close-toed shoes, avoid loose clothing, tie long hair back, and refrain from wearing dangling jewelry so it doesn’t injure you or get damaged.  Noisy equipment may warrant wearing hearing protection.  Safety glasses and/or a dust mask (which can be found in the studio) must be worn when using specific equipment, please partner with the studio monitor for specifics.

Questions? Contact Karin Luvaas

© Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software
/ /