James Carter Studio - Online Learning

$25 a month or $240 a year

Whether you are a beginning metalsmith or want to learn more advanced metalsmithing techniques, James Carter Studio has classes for you!

Subscribe now and learn from Master Metalsmith James Carter, who has 45 years of experience metalsmithing and over 30 years of teaching. Learn his secrets as he shares his tips, tricks and shortcuts gained from decades of hands-on experience.

New tutorials are regularly added, so there's always something new for you to learn!

  • Free Tutorials

    2 videos

  • Guest Artist Emily Booker

    2 videos

    Project 1 - Pierced Design Pendant -Advanced piercing/ cut out sawing, sweet soldering, cleanup and giving a piece a patina are all skills that will be covered in the making of an intricate cut out pendant.

  • Cloisonne' Enameling Projects

    2 videos

  • Cloisonné Enameling - Skills

    10 videos

    Learn the skills required to do cloisonné enameling from a master enamelist! Cloisonné enameling consists of thin wires laid on a flat or curved surface of the metal to replicate a line drawing. Designs can be simple to difficult. Powdered glass in different colors is applied to bring out the des...

  • Jewelry III - Projects

    5 videos

    The Jewelry III project is an advanced project that utilizes multiple skills from Jewelry I and II and builds upon them.

  • Jewelry III - Skills

    2 videos

    In Jewelry III, we will cover advanced metalsmithing techniques such as wire bending, forging, metal forming and stone setting. This further builds upon the foundation set by Jewelry I and Jewelry II, increasing the level of difficulty on previously learned skills.

  • Jewelry II - Projects

    2 videos

    The Jewelry II projects are intermediate level projects, where skills from Jewelry I are advanced on, and new skilled techniques are added.

  • Jewelry II - Skills

    3 videos

    In Jewelry II, we will cover intermediate metalsmithing techniques such as piercing, bezel making, forming, filing and finishing. This builds upon the foundation set by Jewelry I and will take your metalsmithing skills to the next level.

  • Jewelry I - Project - Spinner Ring

    2 videos

    The Jewelry I project is a basic level spinner ring. Fun to learn and easy to make, this will make your foray into metalsmithing a breeze! Additional techniques like braiding and texturing are also included.

  • Jewelry I - Skills

    3 videos

    In Jewelry I, we will cover basic metalsmithing techniques such as sawing, soldering, simple riveting, embossing and texturing. This is the foundation level essential for a beginner metalsmith.

  • James Carter Studio - Online Learning

    Whether you are a beginning metalsmith or want to learn more advanced metalsmithing techniques, James Carter Studio has classes for you!

    Subscribe now and learn from Master Metalsmith James Carter, who has 45 years of experience metalsmithing and over 30 years of teaching. Learn his secrets as h...

  • Metalsmithing Basics: A Beginner's Guide ...

    10 videos

    Metalsmithing Basics: A Beginner's Guide for Creating Jewelry

    This video course is geared primarily towards the beginner and that teaches the basics of jewelry construction.
    After teaching hundreds of students new to jewelry, James has mastered teaching the very clear step-by-step process that ...

  • Metalsmithing Essentials

    3 videos

    Metalsmithing Essentials - A Goldsmith's Guide to Jewelry Techniques by James Carter Studio

    “When are you going to make a video?” After years of being asked this question by his students, James Carter has created a 2010 comprehensive and in-depth tutorial on 3 projects. These projects encompass ...