Silver Jewellery Workshop

What to Bring

  • imagination
  • basic concept for your silver pendant

What to Wear

  • Casual

Silver Jewellery Workshop

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • Design and make a handmade silver pendant from 100% recycled sterling silver.
  • Introduced to professional trade jewellery techniques, including the craft of saw-piercing, filing and polishing.
  • learn conceptual design skills as you design your pendant based on a significant memory.

What You Get

  • 100% recycled sterling silver sheet to make your custom-designed, handmade silver pendant
  • Use of mobile jewellery studio and tools – jewellers saw and blades, jewellers files, bench peg and emery paper
  • Design process diary for you to take home
  • Resource sheets outlining the techniques you’ll learn, inspiring jewellers to follow and blogs to watch
  • Jewellery box to take home
  • Advice on where to buy jewellery tools and materials at wholesale prices

Description

At this creative and hands-on workshop, rookie silversmiths will design and make a handmade silver pendant from 100% recycled sterling silver. You will be introduced to professional trade jewellery techniques, including the craft of saw-piercing, filing and polishing. You’ll also learn conceptual design skills as you design your pendant based on a significant memory.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and has a strong focus on design and creativity. We’ll steer clear of cookie-cutter production and allow room for you to design a meaningful and beautiful piece of wearable art that is as unique as you are.

ABOUT CARL NOONAN

Carl is a conceptual jewellery designer and qualified Visual Arts teacher. He designs unique jewellery objects and teaches others to do the same.

Carl is a practicing artist, designing and selling his own jewellery pieces. His work, Symbiosis (Dodecahedron Pendant), was a finalist in the 2014 National Contemporary Jewellery Award. This piece is part of a new jewellery collection that will be released later this year.

After graduating from Sydney College of the Arts (Sydney Uni) with a degree in Fine Arts/ Object Art and Design (Jewellery), Carl completed a Bachelor of Education and went on to pursue as career in Visual Arts, teaching at NSW’s only visual arts and design specialist high school. In addition to his classroom experience, Carl is a guest workshop presenter with the Powerhouse Museum.

Carl’s experience as both conceptual jewellery designer and Visual Arts Teacher positions him with the unique ability to draw extraordinary jewellery pieces from his students. He has the capacity to facilitate a positive and fun working environment while connecting students to trade jewellery techniques and artist’s process.

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