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Karen Christians is a jewelry educator, maker, and writer in the metal arts,  teaching and lecturing nationally. She is the author of two books: Making the Most of Your Flex-Shaft, and The Jewelry of Burning Man.

Lessons Available

for all skill levels- In my Lowell studio, or I am available to teach group workshops at other locations.

Pre-register for spring sessions here, or contact me to book a workshop event for your site.

The Jewelry


From the community that gathers in the desert every year to make, burn and share art, this is a celebration of the stunning jewelry of Burning Man.


The Jewelry of Star Trek

Some articles from my time on the road researching this upcoming book!

From Dust to Diamonds

Karen's Burning Man Ring Story


A life change, a unique community full of makers, the unexpected, and inspiration...

Your Soldering Sanctuary

Free Digital Book Download


Fully-illustrated guide to setting up a safe and sustaining jewelry working space: Pro tips for choosing the right tools, equipment choice and operation, and space setup. Could save you thousands while kickstarting your own jewelry making space.




ErgoLast Titanium Solder Pik


Lightweight, sturdy, solder will not stick!

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