Silver Pendants and Earrings

 

 Join our silversmithing course in the beautiful surrounds of the artist’s colony of Montsalvat in Melbourne, with Master Craftswoman Jeanette Dyke
 and learn how to make your own silver jewellery in her professionally equipped studio

The Course:
• Learn how to make your own silver pendants and earrings
• Ideal for complete beginners with no experience necessary or intermediate level jewellers wanting to upskill
• Design and create your own pendant or a pair of earrings
• Skills taught in each class will vary, depending on what design you would like to make
• Basic set skills will also be taught for the complete beginners and intermediates who want to hear it again
• Everything is supplied; machinery, metal, tools, blades, emery paper, tea and coffee, super
   views in a creative environment ……. so you don't have to bring a thing
• You have the opportunity to bring in small quantities of your 18ct gold jewellery to melt down and use as decoration
• Copper and Brass also available for decoration

• You have the opportunity to bring in any drilled pearls or beads to use in your design
• Suitable for 18yrs+

Dates and Times:
Class No1
SUNDAYS 10am – 1pm
4 Sessions (12 hours total): 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th October 2017
SOLD OUT

LAST CLASS FOR THE YEAR

Cost:
 $425
• All materials included and tools supplied during the class
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What skills you will learn:
• Working with silver
• Measuring and preparing quantities of materials

• Soldering
• Drilling
• Piercing/cutting metal
• Filing
• Forming metal
• Melting and recycling old bits of 18ct gold jewellery or silver scrap
• Reticulation
• Surface finishes: hammered texturing, pattern making using a rolling mill and soldering decoration

• Finishing techniques; polishing, burnishing, matt finishes and blackening silver (oxidisation)
• Making pendant bails
• Making Earring hooks and pegs

What you will get:
• A set quantity of silver
• By the end of the course you will have a finished silver pendant or pair of earrings to take home

• You will have lots of help and personal attention as I have 5 students maximum 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)
• 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

Venue:
Jeanette Dyke Gold + Silver Studio (Between the swimming pool and the chapel)

Montsalvat
7 Hillcrest Avenue
Eltham Vic 3095

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All pendants and earrings shown on this page have been made by students from my classes

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For enquiries email Jeanette at info@jeanettedyke.com