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.
- Come and learn silversmithing techniques.
- Silversmithing techniques taught including raising, forming, seaming, forging and hammering.
- Instruction in silversmithing processes
- Your work
- Your interest to learn!
- Images and ideas
Long pants/jeans, tee shirt, closed in shoes and hair tied back. The dress code is for your safety.
No experience necessary
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.