Sarah Sears BFA

Born and raised in Nova Scotia, Sarah Sears graduated from NSCAD University in 2013, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, majoring in Jewellery Design/ Metalsmithing.

Upon graduating from NSCAD, Sarah spent time in New York interning under Anna Sheffield at Bing Bang NYC. Since then her eponymous label ‘Sarah Sears Jewelry’ was born. She creates new collections out of her Halifax studio on an annual basis and also produces one of a kind/ custom work. Travel has always played an important role in her process for designing her new collections, most recently a winter spent in India.

http://www.sarahsearsjewelry.com

Current / Upcoming Courses

16. Stacked Rings Session 1

This one-day workshop is for individuals or groups of friends. Students will learn to create their very own set of personalized stacking rings. At least 3 rings will be completed: 1 plain band with light hammered texture, 1 bezel set stone (choice of small stones), and 1 shape (hearts, cats, stars, etc.) If time permits, students can make a few extra. A 1/2 hour break is provided, please bring your lunch.

16. Stacking Rings Session 2

This one-day workshop is for individuals or groups of friends. Students will learn to create their very own set of personalized stacking rings. At least 3 rings will be completed: 1 plain band with light hammered texture, 1 bezel set stone (choice of small stones), and 1 shape (hearts, cats, stars, etc.) If time permits, students can make a few extra. A 1/2 hour break is provided, please bring your lunch.

17. Dream Ring

This six week class will allow students with some jewellery experience the opportunity to create a ring/ or small series of production rings (depending on complexity of designs).
Techniques such as bezel setting, wax carving, water casting, ingot making from scrap metal
and patina techniques will be covered. Materials used will be sterling silver, bronze, brass, and copper.