Classes

New Fall Hours for Crown Trout Jewelers

Beginning October 5 Crown Trout Jewelers will be open Thursday – Saturday 10-5pm and by special appointment.  In an effort to complete our custom design orders by Xmas please plan your gift giving well in advance of Thanksgiving and stay tuned for our holiday hours update!  We’ll have lots of beautiful multi-colored gem rings, pendants and earrings, Liz’s fabulous filigree jewelry and Michael’s famous exotic gemstone guitar picks! You can access online shopping from our home page too. Shop early by previewing our work at www.crowntroutonline.com.  For guitar picks go to www.gotcharocks.com.  Give Santa a run for his money!

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New! Have it your way – Jewelry Classes

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Can’t find a jewelry class date that fits your schedule?  We will host your group for any of our class offerings at our studio in Lanesboro, MN on a date that suits you provided you meet the minimum of six students per class.  (maximum – 12).  Don’t want to travel?  We will also come to you!  Call us with your venue and let us know what jewelry classes you’d like us to teach.  Please call 1-888-750-9294 for more information.

Crown Trout Jewelers Posts Schedule of Jewelry Classes for Winter 2016

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Speaking of classes – We have just published a partial list of our 2016 jewelry class schedule starting in January! Don’t get cabin fever this winter. In addition to our traveling schedule of courses we are offering classes every month here in our luxurious Lanesboro Jewelry studio. Stumped for a cool Xmas gift?? Give ’em a “little class” gift certificate for the holidays! Got peeps coming in from out of town? We are partnered up with Iron Horse Outfitters & Inn on Lanesboro’s main street for all of our student accommodations at a great rate for the weekends of our classes! Lanesboro is still alive and kickin’ this winter! Students and visitors will be treated to specials on food and libations at High Court Pub right next door to Crown Trout!. Be sure to check out our newest offering: “On the Rocks!” Beginning Stone Cutting Class. This is an awesome opportunity for all you rock hounds out there to “rock out” some cool cabochons in our shop! Visit www.crowntrout.com and call 888-750-9294 to register.

On the Rocks! Beginning Stone Cutting Class (New!)

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When:  March 25-26, 2016      10-5pm both days

Where:  Crown Trout Jewelers  107 Parkway Ave N  Lanesboro, MN  55949

Cost:  $250 (includes lunch both days)

Call:  1-888-750-9294

Ring Casting Class In Lanesboro

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New! Ring Casting Class In Lanesboro Minnesota.

Join us at Crown Trout Jewelers in Lanesboro, MN for a two day creative casting workshop!  Students will complete a sterling silver ring using the basics of design, wax carving, casting and finishing.  All materials plus lunch both days provided.

When:  August 8 – 9      10-5pm both days

Where:  Crown Trout Jewelers  107 Parkway Ave N  Lanesboro, MN  55949

Cost:  $250

Call:  1888-750-9294

Begining Silver Smithing Classes – Lanesboro

Silversmithing: The Jeweler’s Palette

Shiny objects catch your eye? Ready to create your own designs in silver? In this class you will learn the basic foundations of silversmithing. Bring your creativity and an aptitude to try new things. We will cover soldering, fabricating and hand forming metal into your own design. This class offers students creative rein with their projects, including rings, necklaces, earrings or simple metal objects. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn the basics or grow as a fledgling jeweler. All the tools will be provided to create your masterpiece PLUS a delicious lunch in our spacious studio prepared by Chef Bret of the Lanesboro Pastry Shoppe. Sterling silver will be available for purchase at the time of the class (see materials fee).

*Crown Trout Jewelers is an award winning fine art jewelry studio specializing in custom design and jewelry repair.  Make the most of your class day and pack up your broken jewelry and or your design ideas and we’ll be happy to consult with you!

Please call Crown Trout Jewelers at 888-750-9294 to register.

2013 Class Dates

September 14-15  Silversmithing: The Jeweler’s Palette  *Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

October 12-13  Silversmithing: The Jeweler’s Palette * Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

November 8-9  Beginning Silversmithing  North House Folk School –  Grand Marais, MN

Cost: $170 per student (*lunch included both days only at Crown Trout Jewelers venue – please let us know at the time of registration if you have special dietary requests) Materials fees:  $55 and up

Class hours:  10 – 5pm

107 Parkway Ave N

Lanesboro, MN  55949

Saami Bracelet Classes

Saami Friendship Bracelet Class

Please join me for a one-day Beginning Saami Friendship Bracelet class at Crown Trout Jewelers in historic Lanesboro, MN.  Looking to create unique gifts for the holidays? Traditional Saami jewelry incorporated elements of their northern landscape – softened reindeer leather and sculpted antler. In this class you’ll explore the traditional jewelry techniques of triple braiding coiled pewter wire and sewing the finished braid to a softened reindeer hide strip. A reindeer antler button finishes off the bracelet.  All tools and materials included PLUS a delicious lunch in our spacious studio prepared by Chef Bret of the Lanesboro Pastry Shoppe.

*Crown Trout Jewelers is an award winning fine art jewelry studio specializing in custom design and jewelry repair.  Make the most of your class day and pack up your broken jewelry and or your design ideas and we’ll be happy to consult with you!

Please call Crown Trout Jewelers at 888-750-9294 to register.

2013 Class Dates:

July 12-  Beginning & Advanced Saami Bracelet Classes.  *Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

September 22-  Beginning & Advanced Saami Bracelet Classes.  *Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

October 5-  Beginning Saami Bracelet Class.  American Swedish Institute – Minneapolis, MN

October 20-  Beginning Saami Bracelet Class.  *Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

November 8-9  Beginning & Advanced Saami Bracelet Classes.  North House Folk School – Grand Marais, MN

November 17-   Beginning & Advanced Saami Bracelet Classes.  *Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

 

Cost: $95 per student (*lunch included only at Crown Trout Jewelers venue– please let us know at the time of registration if you have special dietary requests)

Class hours:  10 – 5pm

107 Parkway Ave N

Lanesboro, MN  55949

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Crown Trout Jewelers 2013 Class Schedule is now available.

We welcome  all students and artists interested in the art of adornment!  Whether you are a beginner, an accomplished crafts person or want to explore a new jewelry medium outside your own. Our classes are for you!

Classes

Saami Friendship Bracelet Class

Please join me for a one-day Beginning Saami Friendship Bracelet class at Crown Trout Jewelers in historic Lanesboro, MN.  Looking to create unique gifts for the holidays? Traditional Saami jewelry incorporated elements of their northern landscape – softened reindeer leather and sculpted antler. In this class you’ll explore the traditional jewelry techniques of triple braiding coiled pewter wire and sewing the finished braid to a softened reindeer hide strip. A reindeer antler button finishes off the bracelet.  All tools and materials included PLUS a delicious lunch in our spacious studio prepared by Chef Bret of the Lanesboro Pastry Shoppe.

*Crown Trout Jewelers is an award winning fine art jewelry studio specializing in custom design and jewelry repair.  Make the most of your class day and pack up your broken jewelry and or your design ideas and we’ll be happy to consult with you!

Please call Crown Trout Jewelers at 888-750-9294 to register.

2013 Class Dates:

January 27  Beginning & Advanced Saami Bracelet Classes.  Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

February 22 – 23  Beginning & Advanced Saami Bracelet Classes.  North House Folk School – Grand Marais, MN

March 16  Beginning Saami Bracelet Class.  American Swedish Institute – Minneapolis, MN

April 14  Beginning & Advanced Saami Bracelet Classes.  Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

June 7 – 8   Beginning & Advanced Saami Bracelet Classes.  North House Folk School – Grand Marais, MN

 

Cost: $95 per student (lunch included – please let us know at the time of registration if you have special dietary requests)

Class hours:  10 – 5pm

107 Parkway Ave N

Lanesboro, MN  55949

Silversmithing: The Jeweler’s Palette

Shiny objects catch your eye? Ready to create your own designs in silver? In this class you will learn the basic foundations of silversmithing. Bring your creativity and an aptitude to try new things. We will cover soldering, fabricating and hand forming metal into your own design. This class offers students creative rein with their projects, including rings, necklaces, earrings or simple metal objects. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn the basics or grow as a fledgling jeweler. All the tools will be provided to create your masterpiece PLUS a delicious lunch in our spacious studio prepared by Chef Bret of the Lanesboro Pastry Shoppe. Sterling silver will be available for purchase at the time of the class (see materials fee).

*Crown Trout Jewelers is an award winning fine art jewelry studio specializing in custom design and jewelry repair.  Make the most of your class day and pack up your broken jewelry and or your design ideas and we’ll be happy to consult with you!

Please call Crown Trout Jewelers at 888-750-9294 to register.

2013 Class Dates

February 22 – 23  North House Folk School – Grand Marais, MN

March 2 – 3  Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

April 5 – 6  North House Folk School –  Grand Marais, MN

April 27 – 28  Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

May 25 – 26  Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

June 7 – 8  North House Folk School – Grand Marais, MN

Cost: $170 per student (lunch included both days – please let us know at the time of registration if you have special dietary requests) Materials fees:  $55 and up

Class hours:  10 – 5pm

107 Parkway Ave N

Lanesboro, MN  55949

 Viking “Knit” Chain Bracelet

Come explore the ancient tradition of chain making! You’ll use “Viking Knitting,” a centuries-old looping technique, to create a beautiful silver bracelet with a variety of unusual clasps. You’ll have the opportunity to complete a bracelet in a single day – no previous experience required!   All tools and materials will be provided PLUS a delicious lunch in our spacious studio prepared by Chef Bret of the Lanesboro Pastry Shoppe.

*Crown Trout Jewelers is an award winning fine art jewelry studio specializing in custom design and jewelry repair.  Make the most of your class day and pack up your broken jewelry and or your design ideas and we’ll be happy to consult with you!

Please call Crown Trout Jewelers at 888-750-9294 to register.

2013 Class Dates

March 24  Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

April 5 – 6  North House Folk School – Grand Marais, MN

May 5   Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

Cost: $175 per student  – All materials and tools provided (lunch included – please let us know at the time of registration if you have special dietary requests)

Class hours:  10 – 5pm

 

If you have questions send us a note or call 1-888-750-9294

 

Saami Friendship Bracelet Class

Saami Friendship Bracelet Class

Please join me for a one-day Beginning Saami Friendship Bracelet class at Crown Trout Jewelers in historic Lanesboro, MN.  Looking to create unique gifts for the holidays? Traditional Saami jewelry incorporated elements of their northern landscape – softened reindeer leather and sculpted antler. In this class you’ll explore the traditional jewelry techniques of triple braiding coiled pewter wire and sewing the finished braid to a softened reindeer hide strip. A reindeer antler button finishes off the bracelet.  All tools and materials included PLUS a delicious lunch in our spacious studio prepared by Chef Bret of the Lanesboro Pastry Shoppe.

*Crown Trout Jewelers is an award winning fine art jewelry studio specializing in custom design and jewelry repair.  Make the most of your class day and pack up your broken jewelry and or your design ideas and we’ll be happy to consult with you!

Please call Crown Trout Jewelers at 888-750-9294 to register.

Class Dates:

Sunday November 18

Sunday November 25

Cost: $95 per student (lunch included – please let us know at the time of registration if you have special dietary requests)

Class hours:  10 – 5pm

If you have questions send us a note or call 1-888-750-9294

107 Parkway Ave N

Lanesboro, MN  55949