FINE GEMSTONES, PARTNERED WITH CUSTOM CRAFTSMANSHIP

To help us comply with social distancing guidelines, we will be offering our services by appointment only. We are keeping our usual workdays, Tuesday - Saturday. We're hosting appointments, for the most part, noon to 4. Please call to arrange a time that suits your schedule.

We hope to offer our classroom experiences again in the fall. We miss hosting classes, but overall health is our first concern. Updates will be posted as soon as we have information.

Feel free to call us: 859-269-0878, or email us at cindy@asmallextravagance.com.
Our siversmithing classes have been temporarily suspended. We will post class offerings when it is appropriate to gather again.

Please note that our studio remains open for the time being. If you want to make a private appointment please call.
859•269•0878

check out our new classes!

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Lost Wax Casting

Lost Wax Casting

Day one: carve a wax (ring? pendant? work of art?) and prepare it for casting. By the end of the day you will have a work in plaster and ready for burn out after curing overnight. Day two: cast your piece in sterling, remove the sprue and finish to 400. Easy!

$500.00

Cuff Bracelet

Cuff Bracelet

Build a bracelet from sterling you have decorated, finished, embellished and/or stamped.

$250.00

Beadstringing

Beadstringing

Using the professional techniques Learn the professional knotting techniques used for pearls and other precious gemstones. Introduction to a variety of basic approaches used to assemble strands focusing on pearls. A discussion of the variety of other gemstone beads and their unique properties will enlighten both the beginner and experienced stringer. Freshwater pearls and a sterling clasp provided.

$250.00

Benchwork 101

Benchwork 101

Introduction to the professional metalsmithing workshop. Seminar participants will fabricate a sterling silver work of art using a variety of basic tools of the silversmithing trade. Getting comfortable on the workbench is a precursor to success in any other workshop setting. For beginners and experienced craftspeople alike. We will provide a variety of patterns for you, but you are welcome to design your own on the blank we provide.

$250.00

Home to the finest in gems, and a family of goldsmith/gemologists, producing custom jewelry in our shop for you. Enjoy a small extravagance of your own.

Visit us at our new location!

949 national avenue • unit 112 • lexington

Shop Hours
Tuesday-Friday 9:30-5:30
Saturday 10-4

Gallery Hop
The third Friday of every other month beginning in January.
We always offer special pricing during these fun events.




Members:
American Gem Trade Association
Society of North American Goldsmiths
Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America