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
• Friendly relaxed class, ideal for complete beginners with no experience necessary
• Working with copper and brass sheet and silver wire
If you want to work in silver then please join either the silver ring class or silver pendant and earring class
You are also welcome to bring your own silver along to use and can purchase silver direct from one of the suppliers I give to you

• 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 6 students per class
• Suitable for 16yrs+

Dates and Times:

Class No1
FRIDAYS 10AM-1PM
5 Sessions (15 hours total): 1st 8th 15th 22nd and 29th June 2018

OR
Class No2
SUNDAYS 10am-1pm
5 Sessions (15 hours total): 3rd 10th 17th 24th June and 1st July 2018

OR
Class No3
SATURDAYS 10am-1pm
5 Sessions (15 hours total): 7th 14th 21st 28th July and 4th August 2018

OR
Class No4
SUNDAYS 10am-1pm
5 Sessions (15 hours total): SUNDAY 2nd 9th 23rd 30th September and 7th October 2018
Please note that there will be no class on the 16th September due to the Montsalvat Festival

Cost:
•  $425.00
• All materials included and tools supplied during the class
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What skills you will learn:
• Working with base metals and precious 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 several finished jewellery pieces to take home
• You will have lots of help and personal attention as I have a maximum of 6 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
• Non synthetic apron – thick cotton is good

• Bring reading glasses if you wear them
Closed toe shoes
• A pair of good steady hands
• A pen and notebook
• Tie long hair back

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

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For enquiries email Jeanette at info@jeanettedyke.com