Complete Beginners Jewellery

 

Join our jewellery making short course in the beautiful surrounds of the artist’s colony of Montsalvat in Melbourne, with master jeweller Jeanette Dyke and
learn how to make your own jewellery in Jeanette's professional working studio.

 Beginners Jewellery Classes Melbourne

The Course:
• Learn everything you need to know in order to make your own jewellery
• Learn how to make simple rings, pendants and earrrings
• Ideal for complete beginners with no experience necessary
• Working with copper and brass sheet and silver wire
• Anyone who wants to work completely in silver, pleased discuss this with your teacher prior to class commencing
as this can be organised for the additional cost of the silver

• Upon completion students have the knowledge to continue to make basic jewellery pieces on their own

• Learn in a professional working studio in the beautiful surrounds of Montsalvat Arts Centre
• Everything is supplied; machinery, metal, tools, blades, emery paper, biscuits, tea  
and coffee, super views
• Maximum of 5 students per class
• Suitable for 16yrs+

Dates and Times:

Class No1
TUESDAYS 10am-1pm
5 Sessions (15 hours total): 11th 18th 25th July and 1st 8th August 2017

SOLD OUT

OR

Class No2
SATURDAYS 10am-1pm
5 Sessions (15 hours total): 19th 26th August & 2nd 16th & 23rd September 2017
(Note that there is no class on Saturday 9th September due to the Montsalvat festival)

ONLY 2 PLACES LEFT

OR
Class No3
MONDAYS 10am-1pm
5 Sessions (15 hours total): 9th 16th 23rd 30th October and 6th November 2017

AVAILABLE TO BOOK

Cost:
•  $410
• All materials included and tools supplied during the class

What skills you will learn:
• Working with base metals
• Soldering
• Annealing
• Tools
• Drilling
• Piercing/cutting metal
• Filing
• Measuring and preparing quantities of materials
• Forming metal
• Working with gas torch and using safety pickle
• Finishing techniques and polishing

What you will get:
• By the end of the course you will have jewellery and samples to take home
• You will have lots of help and personal attention as I have a maximum of 5 students per class
• All tools are supplied for you to use during the class (not to keep)
• List of tools suppliers and metal suppliers (my tools suppliers offer my students discount on tools purchases)
• My 30 years of experience as a gold and silversmith to share with you and answer any questions
• Biscuits, tea, coffee and super views
• Course notes

What you should bring and wear:
• Dont wear loose clothing such as flared sleeves or scarves
• Bring reading glasses if you wear them
• A pair of good steady hands
• A pen and notebook
• Tie long hair back
• Apron
• A sense of humour always goes down well​

Venue:
Jeanette Dyke Jewellery Studio (Between the swimming pool and the chapel)
Montsalvat
7 Hillcrest Avenue
Eltham Vic 3095

 

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Beginners Jewellery Class

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For enquiries email Jeanette at info@jeanettedyke.com