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Electroforming Workshop

This is a 3-Night Workshop! 

Monday nights – April 15th, 22nd, AND 29th, 2019 from 6 pm to 9 pm

Students need to attend all 3 nights of the workshop.

Electroforming is a process which creates metal objects through electro-deposition onto a model. It is often used to encase organic or other non-metallic materials in a metal coating.

In this workshop, we will be using electroforming as an alternative method for setting stones. This is an excellent technique to set irregular stones or fragile materials that would be difficult or nearly impossible to set.

Each student will leave the workshop with having constructed a pair of jeweled earrings and a pendant through the use of electroforming techniques.

Beginning and advanced jewelry students are welcome.

Bring your own snack of you wish.

Fee: $225.00 per student, materials included. You are welcome to bring your own stones.
Call studio to register offline or if you have questions at 619-299-9619.

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Product Description

Electroforming 3-Night Workshop

Monday Nights, April 15th, 22nd, and 29th, 2019 from 6pm to 9pm

In this workshop, we will be using electroforming as an alternative method for setting stones.


Instructor: Tara Magboo

Ms. Magboo has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. She continued to pursue higher education at San Diego State University for a Master of Fine Arts degree in Jewelry and Metalsmithing. Through her formal education, she broadened her technical abilities in a variety of metalworking techniques as well as experience with alternative materials such as acrylic, wood, resin and stone. In addition, working in the fashion and fine jewelry industry and exhibiting her work professionally has fine-tuned her practical abilities in jewelry fabrication.

Tara taught beginning through advanced jewelry making courses at the UCSD Crafts Center for almost five years and continues to teach here at Whaley Studios. She is also the sole proprietor of her own jewelry business “Magboo Jewelry Company” and sells her work at various retail shows including Comic-Con International.


There is metered street parking. There is also a paid parking lot on the corner of 6th and Robinson. Free parking is located a couple of blocks away from our studio beginning at Pennsylvania or 3rd Avenue. Street parking is free on Sundays.

Cancellations and Refunds

  • A full refund will be issued to students if a workshop is cancelled.
  • A full refund will be issued to students if we are notified within 5 days of the start of the workshop. Please, no exceptions. Students may opt to receive a full studio credit in lieu of a refund.