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Silversmithing Skills (Day Class)

Next Available: Fri, 04 Oct 10:00AM
5.0 hours
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Come and learn silversmithing techniques with Philip Noakes, Silversmith with 45 years experience, whose high standard of work has been recognised by The Institute of Professional Goldsmiths(London). You can make;

  • a shallow copper bowl in a class,
  • a silver spoon in two to three classes,
  • a raised  beaker in three classes.

Design and make other objects/vessels in consultation with Philip. The number of classes will be discussed and agreed between the student and Philip.

Class runs every Friday, and you can start at any time. You can purchase silver from the studio. There is a consumable charge of $5.00(inclusive of GST) per session

Please note -This class is not a silver jewellery making class. 

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What you will learn
  • Come and learn silversmithing techniques.
  • Silversmithing techniques taught including raising, forming, seaming, forging and hammering.
  • Learn to make a shallow copper bowl, a silver spoon, a raised copper beaker or bowl.
What you will get
  • Your silver or copper object to take home.
  • Expert instruction from Philip Noakes, silversmith and a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths (London).

What to bring
  • Your interest to learn!
  • Images and ideas
What to wear

Closed in shoes, jeans/long pants and long hair tied back. The dress code is for your own safety.

Appropriate for

No experience necessary


Contemporary Metal

Vendor since 2016

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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29 July 2019 • Silversmithing Skills (Day Class)

I knew absolutely nothing when I entered the room. The instruction I received was clear and encouraging. I enjoyed my day very much and will definitely be back. Thanks so much


22 July 2019 • Silversmithing Skills (Day Class)

Great day, small group, flexible and very knowledgeable instructors. With the small group and great instructors it was easy enough for them to challenge to more capable participants. A great, well equipped workshop with friendly staff and atmosphere. Thanks guys


14 June 2019 • Silversmithing Skills (Day Class)

Was great!

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