Silversmithing

Suitable for

Beginners to
Intermediate

Class Type

Silversmithing

Location

Hornsby

Course Fees

$390 4 hour class

$290 3 hour class
4 Week Course

Course Overview

Learn to master the essential skills of jewellery making and how to utilise various jewellery materials, tools and equipment. Fundamental concepts of design are taught so that students can develop their own range of jewellery pieces.

Learn to master the essential skills of jewellery making and how to utilise various jewellery materials, tools and equipment.

Students will be taught techniques in designing and creating jewellery pieces, including the use of a variety of materials such as silver and semi-precious stones. Students can work on their own projects or work on a project assigned by the tutor according to the student’s level of ability.

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What You Will Do & Learn

Some of the jewellery making skills you can learn in this course include:
– Elements of design & what makes a piece successful
– Sawing
– Annealing (process to softten metal)
– Bending
– Filing
– Sanding
– Polishing
– Techniques to pierce metal
– How to make a ring to size
– How to use a jewelers saw frame
– How to use a jewelers saw and change blades
– How to work on a jewelers peg
– Using jewelers’ files
– Forging metal (how to manipulate metal with a hammer and textured stamps).
– Silver soldering
– Creating a polished finishsweat soldering,
– Reticulation,
– doming
– Make small jump rings and various kinds of earing hooks.
– How to produce 2 identical pieces.
– Cabochon stone setting

Materials

Students will need to supply their own silver, stones etc (most materials can be purchased at the School)
For set projects a Resource Kit for the associated project.

Topics Covered

In this course you will learn jewellery making techniques and skills suited to your level of experience. University qualified tutors will guide you step by step as you work in a professional fully equiped jewellery studio.

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Art Class Location Start Date Start End Price per Term
2024 - TERM 3 MON - SILVERSMITHING - JESSICA EVANS Hornsby - Hunter St 22/07/2024 12:30 pm 04:30 pm $390.00
2024-TERM 3 TUES -SILVERSMITHING-12.00PM- 4PM-JULES READ Hornsby - Hunter St 23/07/2024 12:00 pm 04:00 pm $390.00
2024-TERM 3 TUES 6PM-SILVERSMITHING-JULES READ Hornsby - Hunter St 23/07/2024 06:00 pm 09:00 pm $290.00
2024 - TERM 3 - SILVERSMITHING Hornsby - Hunter St 19/08/2024 12:30 pm 04:30 pm $390.00