Jewellery Making Classes

In the Adelaide Hills - Paramangk Country 

I offer a range of jewellery making classes from beginners to experienced practitioners, including specialized jewellery-making techniques. I can also provide individual teaching for you to work at your own pace on a project of your choice. Specialised workshops are offered periodically or can be conducted on request. Tutored and untutored bench space is available for rent. 

Please contact me if you would like to book a class with a group of friends on a particular day. 

I trained in Germany in traditional metalworking techniques four decades ago. My skills and experience cover a large number of techniques which I am happy to share with you. Cart Icon

Check out the video located on the about me page where you can see my studio and hear about my practice.

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COPPER TEASPOON MAKING

Sunday 9 Oct 2022, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
One day Class - In this class you will learn how to design and make a copper teaspoon using metalsmithing techniques.
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Wax Carving Jewellery (2 days)

Saturday 22 Oct 2022, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Jewellery making class in the Adelaide Hills in Bridgewater. Design and make your own ring in the Adelaide Hills in Bridgewater: 2 days - 8 hours - Beginners.
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RING MAKING

Saturday 12 Nov 2022, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Design and make your own ring: 1 day - Beginners  In this one-day introductory class you will learn a range of jewellery making techniques and use specialised tools to make a sterling silver ring. The class size is limited to ensure everyone gets assistance and one-on-one time. 
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EARRING MAKING

Saturday 19 Nov 2022, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Earring / Pendant making jewellery class in the Adelaide Hills in Bridgewater. Design and make your own earrings or pendant. (Beginners)
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EARRING MAKING

Earring making: 1day 

Design and make your own earrings or pendant. (Beginners)

During this one day course I will teach you the basics of jewellery making to develop and a make pair of earrings or a pendant. The class size will be limited to ensure everyone gets assistance and one-on-one time. 

I will guide you through the steps of designing and then making your own special piece using techniques such as saw-piercing, annealing, hammering, forming, texturing, filing, sanding and polishing.

You will make at least one pair of earrings with handmade sterling silver hooks.

All tools, materials and consumables are supplied and include sterling silver, copper, brass and aluminium. 

(no prerequisites required)

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Cost: $230               Duration:  one day 

Class size: Maximum 5 people    

Please contact me if you are interested. 

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WAX CARVING JEWELLERY (2 DAYS)

Two Day Class

In this two-day class you will learn how to carve and manipulate and texture wax to shape rings which then can be cast in sterling silver.

I will guide you through the steps of sizing the ring and making a wax model using the ancient technique  of wax carving.

This introductory class is designed for beginners with no previous experience. Or for the intermediate student who hasn't used wax carving techniques.

Please note this is a two class workshop with a week in-between to allow for sending the rings to the foundry for casting them in sterling silver.

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Cost: $370                Duration: 1st day  10am - 3pm 
                                                       2nd day 10am to 1pm

Class size: Maximum 5 people    

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COPPER TEASPOON MAKING

 

One Day Class

In this class you will learn how to design and make a copper teaspoon using metalsmithing techniques. The spoon is made from one piece of copper no soldering required. 

The class is designed for people who have basic metalworking knowledge. You will be guided step by step through the process of designing and making your teaspoon from scratch. All materials for this project are provided. At the end of the day you will be leaving with your own spoon.

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Cost: $220                        Duration: 10am - 4pm 
Class size: Maximum 4 people    

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One on One Teaching

One on one teaching

Private tuition is perfect for students who would like detailed instruction to develop and deepen existing skills. You will decide which project or techniques you would like to explore. This can include; designing, etching, advanced detailed soldering, stone setting, riveting techniques, chain making, wax work. We will work together to achieve the best outcomes for you. 

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PRICE:  $100 per hour (a minimum of three hours is required per session)

Please contact me to discuss the project and book a time-slot. 

The fee covers tuition, use of all tools and equipment in the studio, consumables such as saw blades, emery paper, gas and solder and up to 10 grams of sterling silver. 

 

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