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. 

We also have some amazing classes in glass and casting!

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:

January 15 & 16, 10am - 1pm both days, $190

February 26 & 27, 10am - 1pm both days, $190

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:

January 30, 10am - 1pm, $85

 Knife-Making Weekend

Craft your own Chef’s knife from start to finish! Learn forging, grinding and handle-making.

Next class: 

January 22 and 23, 10am - 5pm, $320 This class is now full.

Please email us to go on the waiting list/be notified of new dates.

Silver Earrings Workshop

This fun short class is an excellent way to have a great experience and make beautiful, wearable earrings!

February 13, 10am - 1pm, $85