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Jewellery and Silversmithing and Art Clay Courses

Learn the art of silversmithing and jewellery making using precious metals.

Jewellery Design and Silversmithing Classes

  • Learn how to create a personal & priceless piece of jewellery 

  • Creating jewllery is a timeless art form and was a foundation practice of many master artists. A common theme in art history, it spans all cultures and continents.

    When you handcraft jewellery from precious metals and stone they become a personal and priceless piece of art- - the perfect gift for a partner, loved one or friend.

    As the artist you put your own personality into the piece and take it to a level beyond mundane mass produced items.

  • Day Time Studio Next Course Date Project Duration Pirce
     Tuesday  10am - 2pm  Hornsby 1 May 2018 2: Double layer pendant

    4 weeks


    Tuesday 6pm - 9pm Hornsby 1 May 2018 6:  Tension Setting Ring and Bangle 5 weeks $390
    Thursday 10am - 2pm Hornsby

    3 May 2018

    1.Wire ring with prong setting 4 weeks $390

Art Clay Silver - Creative Jewellery Design Courses & Workshops

  • International Metal Clay Artist - Australian Courses & Workshops for February - March 2018 - Book Now

  • Workshops with internationally recognised artist Iwona Tamborska

    Don't miss the opportunity to learn from an international award winning creative artist who specialises in making pure silver jewellery based on silver metal clay.

    Iwona is recognised as one of the leading artists working in metal clay and has most recently has achieved finalist status in the international compettions and exhibitions including the Saul Bell Design Awards as well as the prestigous Silver Accessories Contest.

    Art Clay World Australia and Sydney Art School has sponsored Iwona to come to Australia this Autumn where she will be leading a series of workshops and courses.

    What You WIll Learn

    During the Art Clay Silver Creative Design Course you will have the opportunity to complete one or more of the projects including;

    • Hollow Faces (3wks)
    • Secret Bottle (5wks)
    • Animal Head Bracelet (2wks)
    • Silver Enameling 
    • 3 Fish Pendant (4wks)
    • Organic Pendant (1wk)

    Each project will typically take 2 to 3 weeks  to complete.

  • Art Clay Silver - Courses & Workshops

    CategoryStudio Session TypeStudioDayStart
    Next Course
    No of
    Per Term
    Art ClayArt Clay Silver for BeginnersHornsbyMonday10:00 am2:00 pm26 Mar. 20184Iwona Tamborska$390
    Art ClayCreative Jewellery DesignHornsbyMonday6:00 pm9:00 pm26 Mar. 20185Iwona Tamborska$390
    Art ClayInstructor Certificate level 1HornsbyWednesday10:00 am2:00 pm28 Mar. 20184Iwona Tamborska$390
    Art ClayJewellery Making DemonstrationHornsbySaturday10:00 am12:00 pmTBA1Iwona Tamborska$25Introductory Techniques
    Art ClayJewellery Making DemonstrationHornsbySaturday1:00 pm3:00 pmTBA1Iwona Tamborska$25Intermediate Techniques
    Art ClayInstructor Certificate
    Level 1
    HornsbyTuesday10:00 am2:00 pm6 Mar. 20184Iwona Tamborska$390

    Please note: Silver and materials purchased separately

Metal Clay Jewellery Making Demonstration

  • Come and watch as International artist Iwona Tamborska demonstrates jewellery making techniques with Art Clay Silver metal clay

  • About Art Clay Silver

    Art Clay Silver is a revolutionary product that has made the creation of fine silver jewellery accessable to artists throughout the world.  It is a mouldable polymer clay containing fine silver particles that when fired becomes 99.9% pure silver.

    Using Art Clay Silver dramatically reduces the time and cost involved to create stunning silver jewellery compared to traditional methods.

    About This Demonstration

    In this session Iwona will show and explain some basic techniques for working wtih Art Clay Silver and how to make a piece of silver jewellery.

    Bookings: Essential as places are limited to 8 people.

    Price: $25

    Location: Sydney Art School Hornsby Studio, 63 Hunter St Hornsby

  • Art Clay Silver - Courses, Workshops & Demonstrations

    Category Studio Session Type Studio Day Start
    Next Course
    No of
    Tutor Price
    Per Term
    Art Clay Art Clay Silver for Beginners Hornsby Monday 10:00 am 2:00 pm 26 Mar. 2018 4 Iwona Tamborska $390  
    Art Clay Creative Jewellery Design Hornsby Monday 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 26 Mar. 2018 5 Iwona Tamborska $390  
    Art Clay Instructor Certificate level 1 Hornsby Wednesday 10:00 am 2:00 pm 28 Mar. 2018 4 Iwona Tamborska $390  
    Art Clay Jewellery Making Demonstration Hornsby Saturday 10:00 am 12:00 pm TBA 1 Iwona Tamborska $25 Introductory Techniques
    Art Clay Jewellery Making Demonstration Hornsby Saturday 1:00 pm 3:00 pm TBA 1 Iwona Tamborska $25 Intermediate Techniques
    Art Clay Instructor Certificate
    Level 1
    Hornsby Tuesday 10:00 am 2:00 pm 6 Mar. 2018 4 Iwona Tamborska $390  

    Please note: Silver and materials purchased separately

Art Clay Silver for Beginners

  • Create precious metal jewellery using Art ClayTM Silver

  • Mould it like regular clay. Fire it and it becomes 99.9% pure silver.

    Create beautiful silver jewellery in a fraction of the time and cost of traditional methods. 

  • Day Time Studio Tutors Next Course Starts Duration Price
    Monday 10am - 2pm Hornsby Iwona 26 March 2018 4 wks* $390***

    * 4 x 4 hour classes     **5 x 3hr classes  *** Price of Silver not Included

Art Clay Silver - Instructor Certificate - Level 1

  • Become a certified Art Clay SilverTM Instructor

  • Art ClayTM Silver is a revolutionary product that dramatically reduces the time and cost to create unique silver jewellery compared to traditional methods.  It has made the creation of fine silver jewellery accessable to artists throughout the world.

    If you are interested in creating silver jewellery using precious metal clays this hands on course is ideal. You will learn skills to enable you to work at a semi-professional or professional level.to create your own silver jewellery or teach others how to use Art Clay Silver.

    This course is suitable for;

    • Individuals - to establish or grow a small or home business,
    • Jewellers - to learn how to use new materials and methods to supplement their skills,
    • Artists - to explore different media,
    • Craftspeople - to create or combine with other techniques,
    • Fingerprinting and memorial jewellery business operators, and
    • Students in Visual Arts courses.

    In successfully completing this course you will ...

    • Learn foundation skills in working with Art Clay Silver
    • Create 6 pieces of unique silver jewellery
    • Qualify for wholesale pricing on most Art Clay Silver TM products
    • Receive manufacturer supported Certification as a Level 1 Instructor in Art Clay Silver
    • Be listed as an Art Clay Silver Instructor on the Art Clay World Australia  website artclayworld.com.au.

    This course follows the certification criteria set by the manufacturers of Art Clay Silver (Aida Chemical Industries). 
    It is recognised worldwide by Art Clay distributors.

    National Qualifications Framework Information

    This workshop also covers the elements and performance criteria for the Unit
    CUAJWL201 Develop Jewellery Making Skills 
    which is an elective unit within the  Nationally Recognised Qualifications of Certificate II and III in Visual Arts.


    Starting 6FEB18
    10AM - 2PM
    4 hrs x 4wks

    Please note: we envisage completion in 2 terms but subject to designs, price includes use of workshop tools.

    Silver and materials purchased separately