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Dunedin Weekend Workshops

 

We can now offer weekend jewellery classes in Taupo, Dunedin and Napier.

Our workshops are designed to be suitable for complete beginners and more advanced students.

Our tutors are amazing at managing groups of mixed level students, and we find it's a great way for students to learn and get excited about jewellery making.

We have three fabulous classes open for booking now

at the Coronation Hall in Portobello. 

One Day Jewellery Class - Jan 31 from 10am - 4.30pm $180. Only 1 place left.

Ring Making Evening - Jan 31 from 6pm - 8.30pm $95 Only 4 places left.

Torch Fired Enamels Weekend - 1 & 2 Feb from 9am - 3pm $300. Only 4 places left.

Click "Book It" below to enrol.

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This day-long course will focus on creating simple metal jewellery, such as textured earrings, pendant or ring. The class is designed to be suitable for beginners or thos...
One Day Jewellery Course
Started Jan 30
$180
Craft a simple textured silver ring in one evening! With help from your expert tutor, experience the craft of working with silver by hand to create a lasting piece of jew...
Ring Making Evening
Started Jan 31
$95
Learn to use Vitreous Enamels - coloured powdered glass - and fuse these to copper and silver. Enamels allow you to create colourful pieces of jewellery, the types of col...
Torch Fired Enamel Jewellery Weekend
Started Jan 31
$300

An Overview of Class Details

Beginners:  Total beginners to jewellery making are shown the starting steps for simple and beautiful projects to complete. You will learn to use a jeweller's saw to cut simple shapes from the metals we use - copper, brass and silver.

You’ll learn to heat and form the metal to create different pieces, add texture, solder connections and clean up and polish your finished jewellery.

We aim to guide you on projects that are able to be completed in the time allowed,

with minimal experience.

A textured sterling silver ring, a pair of textured or stamped copper or brass earrings on sterling silver earring hooks or posts (for studs) or a simple pendant or key-tag in copper or brass (can be made in silver if you wish to purchase extra materials).

 

We will be teaching you skills that we hope you can continue to practice at home or in a group with a basic tool set up.

More advanced students:  Those students who have experience in jewellery making can be assisted to advance their skills, and again, we guide you to choose projects that are acheivable within the time-frame of the course. 

For advanced students who have access to jewellery workshops at home and just want assistance with complex projects or inspiration or new techniques, we will endeavor to offer you the challenges you desire. It’s recommended that you add into your booking info if there are any specific techniques you’re interested in and we can let you know what is possible.

Basic materials for starting projects are supplied and more available to purchase if required.

We often bring a selection of stones, jewellery materials and stg silver chains for purchase as well.  Course costs will vary slightly according to venue and travel requirements. 

If you wish to book a class for your area, please contact us to discuss. 

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