Revere Academy Announces 16th Annual Masters Symposium

San Francisco-based Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts will hold its 2014 Masters Symposium from April 4–27 in San Francisco.

The Symposium—an annual, world-class series of two, three, and five-day workshops—will take place at the Humboldt Bank Building, Revere’s new Market Street location. Revere will host 12 master classes taught by leading goldsmiths and other jewelry authorities, and many classes are open to students of all skill levels.

Each week during the Symposium, the Academy offers an open-to-the-public Wednesday evening lecture and reception for the visiting masters.

The lineup of instructors and courses includes:

Kent Raible: 18k Granulation and Woven Tapered Chains

Michael Boyd: Introduction to Gem Cutting and Carving, and Stone and Metal

Harold O’Connor: Surface Treatments and Dental Techniques for Jewelers

Alison Antelman: Elegant Mechanisms and Innovative Engineering

Carol Webb: 3-D Etching: Imagery and Space in Metal

Davide Bigazzie: The Art of Chasing and Repoussé

Deborah Lozier: Torch Fired Enameling

Wanda Simpson Baczek: Healing and Mystical Properties of Gemstones

For more information, call 415-391-4179, or email