Beginner's Workshops in Christchurch

These classes are a perfect taster for those with zero or limited experience who are keen to try out metalwork, they are the best way to introduce yourself to jewellery making and our studio!

Kids over 12 (or so) are also welcome in these classes.

Beginner's Weekend

Each student will complete a simple piece of jewellery  in just 2 mornings –

Saturday and Sunday 10am – 1pm.


Our tutors are very skilled at helping students design and create an achievable and beautiful piece in a limited time frame. Saturday is working in copper or brass and learning some techniques such as sawing, shaping, texturing and soldering.

Overnight you can plan your design ready to step straight into silver on Sunday.

Fee is $190 includes materials.


Next classes:

May 22 & 23, $190 This class is now full

June 26 & 27, $190 Now open for bookings

Stacking Rings

Create your own ring stack in silver, copper or brass - or any combination of the three!

Learn to correctly measure your ring size, cut form and solder the metal before finishing it up to wear.

Next class:

May 15, 10am - 1pm, $75

Disc Pendants

This super quick class will teach you how to cut and shape three discs in silver, brass or copper, the stamp or texture as you like.

Next class:

May 15, 2 - 3.30pm, $55

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