Foldformed Jewelry

Earrings & Rings

Foldforming is a great way to explore metals.
The workshop will be an intuitive journey with a hands-on approach.
Learn from the leaders.
Register for this workshop today.



  • +$25
    Additional Materials Fee
  • 2-day Workshop
    Price includes all days, tools
  • 10am - 5pm
    Each day
  • Janet Harriman
  • Dates Offered

Call to register for this workshop (919) 732-9702 or register online.

Earrings are one of Janet Harriman's specialties.
As time permits, the following techniques covered may include: fabrication, annealing silver, silver soldering, forming, ring press forming, foldforming, working with textured sheets, combining metals, proper earring construction for comfort, red and other patinas, and enameling. 
Students will complete finished jewelry to wear.
Janet has been making jewelry and winning awards for over 40 years and has taught a variety of workshops. Her background is in fine arts, sculpture and painting. She first studied foldforming on a work scholarship at the Penland School of Crafts in the 70's with Elliot Pujol. Janet later added to her self-taught jewelry skills with additional scholarships at Penland. She continues to attend workshops and experiment with new techniques.

Techniques & Skills

  • Fabrication

  • Annealing silver

  • Silver Soldering

  • Forming

  • Ring Press Forming

  • Foldforming

  • Working with Textured Sheets

  • Combining Metals

  • Proper Earring Construction for Comfort

  • Red and Other Patinas

  • Enameling

The Studio

Take a Class • Teach a Class • Open Studio Time Available

OQZO Metalsmith is located in the beautiful and quiet woods of Hillsborough, North Carolina and provides a well-lit, well-equipped studio enviroment perfect for teaching and creating handmade sterling silver jewelry.

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