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BMB Designs

Making Life More Beautiful

 

Open Studio Nights

Open Studio Nights occur every Wednesday beginning at 6 pm. Open studio nights are for use of the equipment from 6-10 pm and do not include guided learning time. But Brandy is available to demo, answer questions, and assist with whatever you're working on.

There are 4 benches available for use and the shop is OPEN for anyone to swing by and pick up whatever they need :)


PLEASE NOTE: There will be NO OPEN STUDIO on: 

June 15th, 2022

August 3rd & 10th, 2022

 

Upcoming Events & Classes

  • KTSS- The Basics
    Fri, Jul 08
    Arkansas Craft School
    Jul 08, 9:00 AM – Jul 09, 5:00 PM
    Arkansas Craft School, 101 N Peabody Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560, USA
    In this two-day workshop, we will cover all the basics of how to start metalsmithing and soldering with a torch. You will create a chunky silver chain using sterling silver wire and create a pendant with a bezel set flat-backed stone called a cabochon to wear on your fancy chain!
  • Metal Clay Basics - Birdhouse Pendants
    Sat, Jul 23
    Memphis Botanic Garden
    Jul 23, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    Construct a fine silver wearable birdhouse pendant
  • Stone-On-Stone Cabochons
    Sat, Jul 30
    BMB Designs
    Jul 30, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    BMB Designs, 6266 Stage Rd, Bartlett, TN 38134, USA
    Learn how to take your cabochon setting to the next level- literally! In this class, you'll learn how to create stone-on-stone settings. The technique can then be applied to a limitless number of customized stone embellishments.
  • KTSS- Spinner Rings
    Thu, Aug 11
    The Barn at The Swepston Jones House
    Aug 11, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    The Barn at The Swepston Jones House, 5733 Main St, Crawfordsville, AR 72327, USA
    Come learn how to make a set of stacking rings in multiple metals and then a Sterling silver spinner ring! This class is perfect for beginners as we will be covering all the basics.
  • Botanicals and Bezels
    Sat, Aug 27
    Memphis Botanic Garden
    Aug 27, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    We'll be creating a pendant with a bezel set cabochon and adding cast botanicals.
  • Enameling on Fine silver
    Fri, Sep 09
    Arkansas Craft School
    Sep 09, 9:00 AM – Sep 10, 5:00 PM
    Arkansas Craft School, 101 N Peabody Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560, USA
    Learn the ancient mystery of bonding metal and glass into a harmonious, colorful work of art. During this workshop, we will create 2 fine silver pendants (or earrings), learn how to prep them after firing for the best enameling results, and then use cloisonne and champleve enameling techniques
  • KTSS - Rings 3 Ways
    Sat, Sep 17
    Arrow Creative
    Sep 17, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM CDT
    Arrow Creative, 653 Philadelphia St, Memphis, TN 38104, USA
    Learn to navigate sizing bands, creating a ring with a decorative band and a fancy topper (perfect for you to meld your bezel setting skills and ring making skills for your at home project) and a fun wire ring.
  • Metal Clay Bootcamp
    Fri, Oct 28
    Eureka Springs School of Art
    Oct 28, 9:00 AM – Oct 30, 4:00 PM
    Eureka Springs School of Art, 15751 US-62, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, USA
    An introduction to the magic of Precious Metal Clay! To make five projects, you will use small torches, kilns, and essential metal clay tools such as rollers, cutters, texture plates, and stencils
  • KTSS - Chunky Chains
    Sat, Dec 17
    Arrow Creative
    Dec 17, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Arrow Creative, 653 Philadelphia St, Memphis, TN 38104, USA
    Learn to work with metal and create real, soldered silver jewelry with a minimal investment! You'll learn basic metal handling, hand tools and soldering techniques (using a small, safe butane torch). Students will complete a necklace chain or bracelet chain in class.
 

​About BMB Designs

Located in the heart of Bartlett, BMB Designs houses the classroom, retail supply shop, and gallery space for artist and instructor Brandy Boyd.

Offering a wide range of classes from beginner metal clay classes, basic silver-smithing, to enameling, fold forming and more, BMB Designs also carries many of the tools and supplies to take what you learn in class further. Since we opened our doors in the late fall of 2012, we've increased the variety of tools and materials offered to include Swarovski crystals, tools from EuroTool and Beadsmith, Art Clay, 5-star metal clay, artisan cut semiprecious gemstones, and much more!


Brandy is a certified Senior Instructor with Art Clay World, has certification in New Mokume Gane, received Level 2 certification from PMC connection, is a Camp PMC instructor, and wrote the Camp PMC Enameling Artisan Certification course.  She has been teaching metal clay and other small metals techniques since 2007. 

You can find her jewelry at the Metal Museum and Arrow Creative in Memphis, the gallery at Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, mid-south arts and crafts shows such as Pink Palace and RiverArts, and in the shop at BMB designs. 

 

Contact Us

6266 Stage Road Bartlett, TN 38134

901-213-6356

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