SILVER PENDANTS AND EARRINGS CLASS

 

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Join our silversmithing course in the beautiful surrounds of the artist’s colony of Montsalvat in Melbourne, with our resident master jeweller and goldsmith Jeanette Dyke
Learn how to make your own silver pendants and earrings in her professionally equipped and stunning 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 See the particular skill set taught in this class below under "What skills you will learn"
• Basic skills will also be taught for the complete beginners 
• 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 scrap 18ct gold jewellery to melt down and use as decoration.
You can also bring in beads and pearls to use
If you have completed on the stone setting classes with me, you can incorporate stone setting in your piece of jewellery
• Copper and Brass are also available for decoration
• Suitable for 18yrs+

Dates and Times:
Class No1
SATURDAYS 17th 24th 31st October and 7th November 2020
Time 10am-1pm. 4 sessions (12 hours total)
Only 2 Places Left

Cost:
•  $500.00
• All materials (set amount of silver) 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

• Basic and intermediate soldering
• Drilling
• Piercing/cutting metal/filing
• Forming metal and press forming
• Melting and recycling small quantities of old 18ct gold jewellery or silver scrap
• Making precious metal balls and granulation
• You have the opportunity to bring in any drilled pearls or beads to use in your design
• Reticulation
• Surface finishes: hammered texturing, pattern making using a rolling mill and sweat 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 4 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

silver pendant class

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