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Premium Videos by Kelly Jean Conroy

Kelly Jean Conroy was born in 1983, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Growing up in New England and being raised by an artist mother who emphasized making and painting, eventually led her to attaining her BFA from Syracuse University in art education and painting. She completed her MFA in Jewelry Metals from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2013. She is currently teaching metalsmithing at Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School and Metalwerx. She has previously taught Continuing Ed Jewelry courses at Massachusetts College of Art, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Peters Valley School of Craft, Snowfarm, and the Worcester Center for Crafts. Her personal work focuses on life cycles in nature within a jewelry format. Her specialties are enameling, working with natural materials: carving bone, piercing mother of pearl, laser cutting, and casting.

How to Make a Bezel Cup Video

Learn how to make a bezel cup with Ganoksin instructor Kelly Jean Conroy. In this video, she’ll give you step-by-step instructions and tips and tricks for setting a stone in a bezel, from selecting your bezel wire to soldering it on a backplate.…

How to Make a Picture Frame Pendant

Ganoksin instructor Kelly Jean Conroy teaches you how to make a sterling silver picture frame pendant in this video. Follow along to see the steps and hear her insightful tips to make your very own keepsake. Tools and Supplies: Circle Template…

How to Make a Round Silver Ring Video

Ganoksin instructor Kelly Jean Conroy, a bench jeweler out of Massachusetts, leads you through the basics of making a round silver ring in this tutorial. Follow her pointers to successfully make your own ring at your bench. Tools and Supplies:…