Consolidate & Advance Jewellery Making (Stage 4-9)
AU$498.00

Consolidate & Advance Jewellery Making (Stage 4-9)

Continue to advance your jewellery skills.

Next Available: Fri, 26 Apr 9:30AM (AWST)
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4 hours 30 minutes x 4 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 $495.00 (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  Thursday and Friday  (10am to 1.30pm) and Saturday morning (9am to 1pm ) in five- week blocks for 3.5 hours per week.


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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

4.9
(568 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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5.0 (71 reviews)
Meganrated it
07 Apr 2024
Great class. Philip is very good at passing on his amazing skills and knowledge. Each level build on skills learnt in the previous classes. Well equipped workshop, all students share and encourage each other. Highly recommended
Moragrated it
22 Mar 2024
Amazing facilities, very well organised and Phil is an amazing teacher . Cant recommend it enough. Going back for my fourth course
Kristirated it
11 Feb 2024
If you’re interested in developing your jewellery-making skills, you’ll love these courses. The projects provide an overall structure but the approach is more personalised so you can learn in a way that suits your own style.
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a transfer or credit note.

If you can't attend the class:

  • A refund can be requested 2 days before class starts. An admin fee of AU$20.00 applies.
  • A transfer can be requested 2 days before the class starts. Free of charge.
  • A credit note can be requested 2 days before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

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).


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