William Vanaria

William Vanaria received his BFA from MassART in 2012 majoring in “Jewelry & Metalsmithing.” He then received a MFA from UMass: Dartmouth in 2016, majoring in “Metals/Jewelry.” Since then, William has worked as an educator for various institutions as well as a jeweler and polishing specialist. As of 2022, William is the studio manager and video specialist for the Metalwerx School of Jewelry in Waltham, Massachusetts. He still maintains a dedicated studio practice out of his home workshop.

Upcoming Workshops

Polishing and Surface Finishing for Metalsmiths

Polishing and finishing are some of the less-glamorous parts of the jewelry making experience, however they are probably two of the most important skill sets…

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