Sat 25 & Sun 26 Sept / Jewellery Making Intensive (Beginner students)

$1,295.00

In this fast-paced weekend intensive, you will learn the fundamentals of silversmithing including;
  • annealing & soldering silver
  • metal stamping and texturing using hammers and a rolling mill
  • shaping metal using mandrels and hammers
  • creating micro-components including jump rings, bails and earring hooks
  • understanding how to use jewellers hand tools and micro-motors/drills
  • learning about various finishing techniques such as creating a matte or high shine finish with different polishing wheels and micro motor attachments
  • jewellery photography, pricing & presentation techniques
At the end of the two days, you will have created at least four finished pieces of silver jewellery - one pair of earrings, a pendant and two rings.

Please note that we do not make cuffs in this workshop due to the huge quantity of silver required, however if you would like to pre-order silver, please contact us to arrange this 2 weeks prior to your class.

Unlike most other jewellery workshops, our classes are limited to 4 students.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Tea, coffee, a healthy lunch and all materials (up to 30 grams of silver) are included in the course fee. *Additional silver is available for purchase if required.

You will also receive some very detailed workshop notes.

Please note: we do not set gemstones in this workshop. Our gemstone setting class is now an intermediate workshop so you must have completed this workshop or another class elsewhere prior to enrolling.

WHAT TO BRING

Visual journal and pencil / any design ideas you may have
Please wear closed in shoes and have long hair tied back
Please bring an apron or wear old clothes
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This class runs from 9.30am -3.30pm on both days. Please be on time.
Tea, coffee, biscuits and lunch are provided on both days
We have a strict no refund policy, so please read our Terms & Conditions prior to making a booking.

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Type: Workshop