A Message from Contemporary Metal:
For the safety of our staff and your fellow students, we ask that you (1) use the contactless hand sanitiser (2) wear a mask supplied by the studio and ( 3)show proof of COVID- 19 Full Vaccination including booster( when eligible). Note: Students booking the 5-week courses are required to have a flu vaccination during the annual flu season. Medical exemption apply(March 2020).
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AU$495.00

Consolidate & Advance Jewellery Making (Stage 4-9)

Continue to advance your jewellery skills.

Next Available: Thu, 30 Jun 10:00AM (AWST)
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3 hours 30 minutes x 5 Weeks
Over 500 people have attended this class

Description

Continue to advance your jewellery skills. 

There is set project work in stages 4 to 9 to advance and consolidate your jewellery making skills as follows:

  • Stage 4 -  Straight Collet Ring with Facetted Gem. 
  • Stage 5 - Tappered Collet and Split Shank Ring with Facetted Gem.
  • Stage 6 - Facetted Gem Drop Earrings.
  • Stage 7 -Large Gem Set Band Ring with Bezels and Edge Wires. 
  • Stage 8 - Pendant and Chain with surface decoration (roller printing and or hammering) and Gems.  
  • Stage 9 - Earrings with Set Gems

You design the stage 7 to 9 projects and discuss your proposed fabrication process with the teacher.

For more information on the Stages 4 to 9 and projects please, visit the Contemporary Metal website.

The cost of each Stage is $485.00 (inclusive of GST). There is a consumable charge of $30.00(inclusive of GST) per course which is payable at the commencement of the course.

Silver can be purchased from the studio.

Classes are run on Saturday morning (9am to 1pm ) and Thursday  morning (10 to 1.30pm) and evening (5.30pm to 9pm) and Tuesday evening (5.30pm to 9pm) in five week blocks.

The class size is 8/9 students for max. social distancing -  COVID-19 requirements.

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What you will learn

  • Continue to advance your jewellery skills. You must have completed either Stages 1 to 3 or have demonstrated jewellery skills.
  • Projects will be developed as a group and individually to accommodate different skill levels. Set projects are detailed below.
  • More advanced jewellery making skills.

What you will get

  • Your project jewellery.
  • More advanced jewellery making skills.
  • Skills developed include sawing, soldering, shaping and filing, melting metal, gem setting in various forms, shaping ring shanks, finishing and polishing.

What to bring

  • Your interest to learn.
  • An apron.
  • Research and design drawings for stages 7 to 9.

What to wear

Jeans/long pants, tee shirt, covered shoes and long hair tied back.

Appropriate for

Previous jewellery making skills required.

COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Strategy -Important

Contemporary Metal implemented a COVID-19 RISK Mitigation Strategy in March 2020. Please refer to our Website under Our Policies for detail.


Contemporary Metal

395 Reviews

We are a contemporary jewellery studio and gallery run by local jeweller Philip Noakes, who has over forty years experience in making and teaching in the industry. Philip has exhibited extensively around Australia, and makes his own work and private commisions, as well as teaching from the studio.

Contemporary Metal offers jewellers and students access to a fully equipped studio including: rolling mill, soldering and melting torches, pendant drills, vacuum casting, vulcaniser and wax injector, hydraulic press, lathe, tumbler, polisher, ultrasonic, large dapping sets and lapidary equipment.

We have benches available for hire on a casual, weekly or ongoing basis.

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As always, amazing. I keep coming back. Not only is the whole studio workshop well thought out, safe and clean, but Phil and Robyn create such a seamless and personalised experience from start to finish.
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Cancellations & Refunds

Contemporary Metal's refund policy is moderate.

  • Refunds: You may claim a refund, if you cancel up to 2 days before class starts. A AU$20.00 fee applies.
  • Transfers: If you cancel up to 2 days before the start date of the original class, you may transfer to a different class date or another class altogether from the same vendor. Free of charge.
  • Credit Notes: You may cancel up to 2 days before class starts and receive a credit note. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

If classes are cancelled by the organiser you are entitled to a transfer or credit note.

Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Contemporary Metal or organised by Contemporary Metal must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Contemporary Metal.

2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give Contemporary Metal unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Contemporary Metal classes and events or on Contemporary Metal's premises. (For use of Contemporary Metal marketing materials).

3.) REFUNDS

Contemporary Metal requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 

4.) CANCELLATIONS

In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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