El Paso Community College



I am the EPCC Jewelry instructor at El Paso Community College- Valle Verde Campus at 919 Hunter Dr. El Paso, TX 79912 (915) 831-2089.

brandsparklingnewSparkle-riffic jewelry making classes to include beginner level jewelry making, wire wrapping, color theory, fashion trends, supply resources, marketing tips for sellers, and a Mother’s Day themed workshop. Holiday workshop(s) will be offered for a flat fee (project supplies & tools included). The Intro to Jewelry Making classes, however, will not include project supplies.

Intro to Jewelry Making (Youth)

Youth ages 12-16. This beginner level 6-session (12 hours) class will meet each Saturday from 9:30 -11:30 AM from January 20th through February 24th. Make transformable & wire wrapped jewelry. Students are responsible to purchase supplies after 1st meeting per the Youth Jewelry Making Syllabus. (Kits will be available to purchase for $15 from the instructor).


Intro to Jewelry Making (Adults)

This beginner level 4-session (12 hours) class begins again April 7th and will meet each Saturday from 9:30 AM-12:30 PM through April 28th. Students are responsible to purchase supplies after 1st meeting per the  Jewelry Making Syllabus. Make a jewelry set of earrings, bracelet & necklace. (Kits will be available to purchase for $15 from the instructor).


Mother's Day WorkshopMother’s Day Jewelry Workshop

This holiday-themed workshop (3 hours) is on Saturday, May 12th from 1:00 -4:00 PM.  Make a handmade floral design card and earring gift for mom. The card is multi-functional and acts as a vase and earring holder. Children ages 8 and up (kids over 12 need CE staff approval per Melissa Sanchez). Mother’s attend for FREE with their kids. The workshop fee will include all tools and supplies.


Register NOW for EPCC Jewelry Making Classes & Holiday Workshops!

Registration for the Spring Mother’s Day Jewelry Workshop is open through Wednesday, May 9th in the Continuing Education Personal Enrichment courses at EPCC. You have until the week prior to class to either register online or via phone/fax/in person for EPCC Jewelry Making Classes. Click brochure below for the form & jewelry class descriptions from their Spring Continuing Ed catalog.

Spring 2018 registration begins December 4, 2017!

I am currently building a waiting list for future courses such as Advanced Jewelry Making, Introduction to Metal Stamping, Mixed Media, Bead Weaving Techniques, SEO Tips for Jewelry Designers, Artisan Marketing Maven, Social Media Strategies for Jewelry Designers and Handmade Entrepreneur 101. If you are interested in these potential classes, please email me with your contact information, topics of interest and scheduling preferences so we can plan for the following semester.