Silversmithing Three Hour Class

Make a copper bowl, a beaker and more.

Over 50 people have attended this class


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 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 week and you can start at any time.

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.

What you will get

  • Instruction in silversmithing processes
  • Your work

What to bring

  • Your interest to learn!
  • Images and ideas

What to wear

Long pants/jeans, tee shirt, closed in shoes and hair tied back. The dress code is for your safety.

Appropriate for

No experience necessary

Contemporary Metal

312 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 (7 reviews)
31 March 2018Silversmithing Three Hour Class
I took my mother to this for her birthday, and we had a fantastic afternoon. The class was small and Phil spent plenty of time guiding us through the process. We're both very happy with what we made, and will definitely be coming back to Phil's workshop.
06 November 2017Silversmithing Three Hour Class
A fantastic class in a beautiful studio with an excellent teacher. A great evening.
07 August 2017Silversmithing Three Hour Class
How to make a silver cuff from scraps of sterling silver.
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Refund Policy

Contemporary Metal requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Contemporary Metal to organise a refund or transfer

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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.


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.


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).


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


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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