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Sterling Silver Textured Earrings


Next Available: 17 Oct 5:30PM
3.5 hours

Description

Make three to four pairs of earrings with different textured surfaces including roller printing and hammering. Roller-printing involves pressing a textured material, be it silk, lace, sand paper or fly-wire into a metal's surface. This is done by rolling the metal and material through a rolling mill. Even the tiniest and most delicate detail can create impressive results. Hammering silver will result in different textures depending on the hammers used. Oxidisation can also be used to create a beautiful contrast with sterling silver that has been hammered and roller-printed.  

Make your earrings with your own design.  

No previous jewelry making skills are required, so no preparation is necessary!

Silver and earring hooks are included in the class cost.

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Class Schedule

The duration of the class is three and half hours

What you will learn
  • Learn how to finish earrings to a retail standard
  • Learn how to create contrast on sterling silver through oxidisation
  • Learn how to craft beautiful custom textured earrings using a range of processes
What you will get
  • Three to four pairs of earrings (all in sterling silver) depending on time constraints.

What to bring
  • No materials or tools required.
What to wear

Jeans/long pants,tee shirt,closed in shoes and hair tired back if long.

Appropriate for

16 and over.


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Contemporary Metal

Vendor sincce 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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Angela

24 August 2017 • Sterling Silver Textured Earrings

The class was a relaxed environment & Ruth explained all of the concepts clearly. She was very helpful with any queries & assisted everyone in make something to their own taste & unique style. Highly recommended! Thankyou :)

Toni

03 May 2017 • Sterling Silver Textured Earrings

A thoroughly enjoyable experience - a first time participant in jewellery making, but finished the class with some immediately wearable and unique pieces of jewellery. Will definitely be back to create more. Instructor was very knowledgeable, helpful and patient with everyone - thank you!

Fiona

25 April 2017 • Sterling Silver Textured Earrings

We learnt how to print patterns into metal; about oxidisation and other texturising techniques. The class was brilliant and inspiring. The teacher was fantastic and helped us to work through our ideas. We all had so much fun. Thank you! Five stars.