Barbara Kennedy


Barbara has been making fine jewelry since 1976.  She has experience in production work, diamond setting, repairs,  teaching, and custom work.

2011 – Present Etsy Store

2011 – 2015 Advanced Metal Clay Classes with Hadar Jacobson in Berkley, CA

2010 – 2015 Gathering of the Guilds Annual Show in Portland, OR

2009 PMC Certification. Passed Rio Grande PMC level I certification for teaching precious metal clay (PMC)

2008 – Present Artisans of Metal and Thread Storefront

2004 – 2009 Bodacious Beads, Hillsboro, OR.  Taught classes ranging from basic soldering to producing custom pieces.

1994 – Present Member of Creative Metal Arts Guild, Portland Oregon (CMAG)

1992 – 1985 Brookfield School, South Norwalk, CT.  Offered classes in basic soldering and metal fabrication.

1985 – 1992 Jose Grants, Stamford CT.,Making  Fine Jewelry

1982 – 1984 Artifacts, Willamette, IL., Production jewelry.

1985 – 1978 Beverly Arts Center and North Short Art League, Chicago, IL. Taught metalsmithing.

1976 – 1982 Peggy Robinson’s Designs, Chicago, IL. Design, Diamond setting, buying, custom work.

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