Silver Ring in a Day Workshop

 

MAKE A SIMPLE SILVER RING IN A DAY
A WORKSHOP INSPIRING THE HAND MADE

Learn how to make your own simple textured silver band ring in this 1 day workshop, with master jeweller and Montsalvat artist in resident Jeanette Dyke

Join our jewellery making classes in the beautiful surrounds of the artist’s colony of Montsalvat in Melbourne
Classes are relaxed and friendly, ideal for complete beginners with no experience necessary, all skills needed will be taught during the class
This is a unique event as I don't usually run 1 day group classes, they are usually spread over 4 weeks
This event has been specially organised as part of Craft Cubed Festival of events in order to encourage the community to experience making by hand
I aim to inspire and bring out the artist in people within a unique, creative environment
I will have samples of silver rings to show and inspire you, so you don't even need to have a design in mind before you come
Everything is supplied including; silver, tools, blades, emery paper, tea and coffee and super views
Our venue for the day will be Jeanette's beautiful medieval style studio, with vaulted timber ceiling, leadlight windows, stone spiral staircase and even a minstrel’s gallery!

• The focus is on copying one of several simple silver band rings which will be shown in class
• This class is for complete beginners with no experience who would like to make a silver ring
• If you would like to cover ring making in more detail or would like to learn skills required in order to be able to make more rings yourself after the class, 
then the Silver Ring Class if for you, as this class in a day only touches on the basics
• Everything is supplied; silver, tools, blades, emery paper, tea and coffee
• Maximum of 5 students per class
• Suitable for 18yrs+

Montsalvat has a restaurant on site called The Boulevard, which can be booked for your lunch break (please contact them direct). Or you can bring your own lunch to eat in our stunning 12 acres of established gardens and historic buildings, along with the peacocks and geese for company

Dates and Times:
Class No1
SATURDAY 12TH AUGUST 2017
Up to 6 hours: 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm

SOLD OUT

Cost:
The fee for your 1 day workshop, silver and consumables is $295 per person.
• All materials included and tools supplied during the class
Please book your place using the BUY button at the top of the page

What skills you will learn:
• Working with silver
• Measuring finger size and working out quantities of materials needed
• Annealing
• Soldering
• Piercing/cutting metal
• Filing
• Forming metal
• Surface finishes

What you will get:
• By the end of the course you will have 1 finished silver ring to take home
• You will have lots of help and personal attention as I only have 5 students maximum per class
• All tools are supplied for you to use during the class (not to keep)

What you should wear and bring:
• 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
• Please bring your lunch or you can book the Boulevard restuarant at Montsalvat on P
:9431 2681

Venue:
Jeanette Dyke Gold + Silver 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