Welcome to

CharmTree Jewelry Studio

A Metalsmith School on the Eastern Shore of Maryland 

Where Imagination Meets Design

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Chesapeake Bay Beach Retreat 2021

Announcing the First Annual

With Eva Sherman
       August 10th-15th


Beginner Silversmith 101

Sept. 13th - Oct. 18th (Mondays)

No experience? No problem! Our 6-week Beginner 101 class students are introduced to metalsmithing, learning how to use all the tools in the studio and practice techniques like soldering, basic stone setting, piercing and sawing.

(Available days or evenings). Prerequisite for Beg. 102


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Intermediate 102

Sept. 15th - 20th (Wednesdays.)

Take your skills and your imagination to the next level learning more challenging fabrication including layering, reticulation, shadow box techniques, more intricate bezel work and chain-making. (+1 free open studio/week)



Beginner Silversmith 102

Sept. 13th - Oct. 18th (Mondays)

This in-depth course is designed to piggyback our 101 class and will guide students who want to crank their soldering and forming skills up a notch. Instructor, Melissa Kay-Steves will help students improve their fabrication skills and delve deeper into soldering and stone setting techniques.

(Available days or evenings). Prereq, for Intermediate101



Adventures in Stone Setting

Nov. 2nd-23rd (Tuesdays)

In this exciting 4 week class, students will learn three stone setting techniques; tabs, prongs & slides that will take their design skills and creativity to new heights. No more boring settings, this class will teach you to think outside the box when creating pieces with unique stones.



Intermediate Silversmith 101

Sept. 14th - Oct. 19th (Tuesdays)

Expand your skills as you learn a variety of bail and stone setting techniques, including bracelet forming.(days or evenings).

(+1 open studio/week)


Cool New Summer Events!

  • Ladies Happy Hour: Wine and Workshop
    Ladies Happy Hour: Wine and Workshop
    Membership Offer
    Jul 29, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Stevensville, 1200 Butterworth Ct Upstairs, Stevensville, MD 21666, USA
  • Rock Talks with Dragon - Choosing the Perfect Cabochon
    Rock Talks with Dragon - Choosing the Perfect Cabochon
    Membership Offer
    Aug 10, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Stevensville, 1200 Butterworth Ct, Stevensville, MD 21666, USA
Marble Surface

New! 3-Day Class

July 19th - 21st


July 26th - 28th

Learn soldering, and the basics of metalsmithing in this mini class.

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Marble Surface

New 2-Day Class

August 2nd + 3rd

Learn stone setting in PMC and then create a stunning wire-work necklace.

Marble Surface

New 3-Day Class

July 23rd - 25th

Learn how to set a stone on the curve of a bracelet cuff.


Open Studio 


Do you want to work independently to further develop your skills?  Open sessions at Charmtree Studio will provide you with a well-equipped studio, without having to spend a fortune setting up your own shop.  Relax in an atmosphere that supports your needs, and work independently at your own pace. We will have 4 benches available. Book online or call ahead to reserve your spot.


(443) 249-3338


$40/2 hours

$20/2 hours (members)

Mondays 9-1 pm & 3-7 pm

Thursdays 10-2 & 5-9 pm

Friday 9-1 & 3-7 pm

1st Saturday of the month 10-4 pm


Perks for Joining

Join our community of artists!Your monthly membership will not only enhance your own jewelry making experience, you can feel good knowing that you are supporting and helping the studio stay open and continue to adapt to our "new normal." We don't know what the future holds but your membership will help us with unforeseen costs of our new CDC regulations, allowing us to operate safely. 

Copper: $15/Month

Silver: $25/Month

Gold: $35/Month

 Benefits include: Discounts off workshops and bench rentals, access to exclusive online videos and content, free open studio hours, a studio apron, and much more!

Birthday Parties

Celebrate Safely

Is your child crafty? Are you looking for a fun and unique birthday party experience? Well, look no further. If you book a 2-hour party with CharmTree Studio, not only will the children learn a new skill in a state-of-the-art jewelry studio, they will have fun and leave with a goody bag and a unique party favor they will be proud to say they made. Let us do all the work, you just provide the cake.


$150 Party of 5

(including birthday girl/boy

All materials and supplies for jewelry project provided!

  •  Metal stamping

  • Polymer Clay

  • Bead Stringing

  • Bead weaving

  • Resin work & more!



What they're saying about us!

"Melissa did an outstanding job of redesigning her jewelry studio and instituting sanitization practices to provide a safe place to design and create beautiful jewelry...Donna Madej was the amazing instructor. I can’t wait for my next class!" ~ Robin



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Our studio entrance is located on Marion Quimby Drive and our studio entrance faces the street directly in front of the tennis courts. There is ample parking on the street and in the lots surrounding the business park. We are located on the second floor and are handicap accessible.