"Share in this unique and romantic experience in the creative environment of Jeanette's beautiful studio at Montsalvat.
To be able to make each other’s wedding rings is a unique and deeply meaniful part of your future lifes journey together.
If you are wanting something truly unique for yourself and havent found it yet, I will help you to craft your ideas into reality.
Your experience is made complete under the guidance of your own personal jeweller Jeanette Dyke."
About Your Teacher
Jeanette Dyke MA(RCA) BA hons gold and silversmithing
"You will have the benefit of over 30 years of knowledge and experience that I have to share with you. I trained in England to Masters Degree level at the world’s most influential postgraduate art and design school, the Royal College of Art. I also trained in Germany and with renowned Silversmith Richard Fox in London, making his designs for BVLGARI.
The Royal College of art is listed as No.1 the best university in the world for Art and Design; listed by QS World University Ranking.
I aim to provide you with great ambiance in a relaxed and inspiring environment. You will have lots of quality attention in order to help you make your rings. And don’t worry, I have the patience of a saint and lots of cups of tea to keep you going. I am passionate about teaching jewellery, passing on my skills and I will personally guide you through every step of your learning experience.”
Design and make your own wedding rings under the expert tuition of goldsmith Jeanette Dyke, in her beautiful studio located at Montsalvat Arts Centre in Eltham Melbourne
Classes are available on weekends as well as week days, these private classes are available all year round by appointment
No prior jewellery experianece is required
All tools and tea and coffee are provided
Material cost is on top of the booking fee
We have a lovely restaurant on site for lunch or snacks or you are welcome to bring your lunch to eat in our beautiful 12 acres of grounds along with the peacocks!
Payment for your class and metal is required in advance of the class by direct credit
If you would like to book a class, please send me an email with some details about how many people you would like to book for,
your availability (weekdays/weekends/times) and any design ideas that you might already have
How We Proceed
You have the option of working in gold or silver
Once you have made contact with me, I will book you in for a 1/2 hour consultation where we will cover the following in detail:
Your design: Do you have a design in mind? I can show you some ideas to help you along the way
Your ring size: I will need to know your finger size in order to work out your metal length. I will measure your finger for you if you dont have the size.
Width: What width band would you like?
Profile: Flat, half round or round band?
Band Thickness: I can recommend a thickness for you if you are unsure
Just let me know if you would like a regular thickness or extra heavy band
Metal: 18ct, 9ct gold or silver?
Metal colour if gold: Yellow, rose or white gold?
Would you like a ring box: 2x single boxes or 1x double box or 1x single box?
When we have covered these, I can work out a quote for your metal which is payable on top of your class booking fee.
1 Person – Private in a day workshop – $800.00
2 People – Private in a day workshop – $840.00
Initial consultation and quote – $40 for 1/2 hour
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Jeanette Dyke's beautiful and inspiring jewellery studio
(Between the swimming pool and the chapel)
7 Hillcrest Avenue
Eltham Vic 3095
Montsalvat Art Centre has a restaurant/cafe on site, it has stunning grounds and buildings to explore,
3 public art galleries, peacocks, geese and chickens, a large carpark and public toilets.
Air Conditioned/Heated Studio
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For enquiries and bookings email Jeanette at email@example.com