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AU$720.00

Daytime Jewellery Making Atelier

7 sessions of 6 hours per class

Thu, 02 Dec 10:00AM (AEDT) (+1 more)
6 hours x 7 Weeks
Over 100 people have attended this class

Description

Learn jewellery making and become an accomplished artisan at the SquarePeg Jewellery Making Atelier course! This is a unique opportunity to spend one day per week working with a discerning expert jeweller who will assist you to become successful in developing your own line of jewellery or to create special one-off pieces.

The  Jewellery Making Atelier is an exciting course for students at an intermediate level or above. Offering a broad range of subjects and techniques, participants are encouraged to produce – through the process of design and making –  jewellery pieces that are individual in design and well made.

What makes SquarePeg Studios unique for learning jewellery making?  Our jewellery school is also a workshop with 11 contemporary jewellers in residence so students have the opportunity to interact with professional makers and see the types of jewellery they are making.

Technical Skills Cover:

Subjects will be taught concurrently or per term as required, the concepts to be explored are shape, form and repetition

Basic jewellery skills such as sawing, filing, drilling, riveting and soldering

  • Ring and bezel making
  • Advanced soldering and metal forming
  • Skills for making hollow forms and  using the hydraulic press
  • Other techniques depending on the student’s needs

Design Skills Cover:

The goal is to provide participants with appropriate knowledge and skills in order to

  • Interpret design theory in a manner relevant for making jewellery
  • Develop problem solving skills in a creative and innovative manner in relation to jewellery design and making
  • Perform metal working techniques
  • Give participants skills for creative expression
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What you will learn

  • All the fundamentals of jewellery making
  • Design theory in a manner relevant for making jewellery
  • Problem solving skills in a creative and innovative manner in relation to jewellery design and making

What you will get

  • Base metal sheet and wire
  • All the consumables you need to make your projects (ie saw blades, emery paper and drill bits) as well as all the hand tools and equipment you need.
  • Tea or coffee and yummy biscuits

What to bring

  • A notebook and pen/pencil
  • Covered shoes
  • Your ideas and creativity
  • We provide safety equipment and training on how to use all relevant equipment.

What to wear

We take safety very seriously at SquarePeg. All students must wear proper enclosed shoes (no sandals or thongs), long pants or skirts and have long hair tied back.

Appropriate for

Perfect for those with jewellery making experience wishing to consolidate and build on their knowledge.


SquarePeg Studios

Vendor since 2016

SquarePeg Studios is a Sydney jewellery studio and school, established in 2011, we occupy a 200sq metre warehouse space in Marrickville. 

With studio spaces for 14 practising jewellers, a well-equipped workshop and busy jewellery school seeing around 50 students each week, SquarePeg Studios is a participatory community space created by and for the contemporary jewellery network of Sydney.

At SquarePeg Studios we have a passion for contemporary jewellery, we have excellent workshop facilities and a dedicated and talented team of tutors to help you learn everything you need to know to create your own jewellery designs in an inclusive and friendly environment.

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5.0 (23 reviews)
Anne
02 July 2021Daytime Jewellery Making Atelier
Love the daytime Atelier class. This class has been a favourite of mine for the last few years. We are able to follow Mel 's brief and interpret it in our own way or develop our own individual project. Mel's guidance is available in all ways. Thanks to all who make it such an interesting day.
SquarePeg Studios 03 July 2021

Hi Anne, thank you for your lovely feedback, we are so grateful to have you as a part of our SquarePeg community! Mel is such a wonderful tutor, isn't she! We can’t wait to see you continue to develop your jewellery making skills, and to see the beautiful pieces that you make next. 🔨💎Team SquarePeg

Nicole
18 May 2021Daytime Jewellery Making Atelier
A wonderful Atelier term. I learned so much from Melanie both from a skill and production perspective. Mel helps you evolve your individual practice, and the knowledge and skills I've gained have taken my pieces to the next level. I've signed up again for the next term :)
SquarePeg Studios 03 July 2021

Hi Nicole, thank you so much for your lovely feedback, and for being a wonderful part of our SquarePeg community. We are so happy to hear of the ways in which Mel has helped you to grow as a maker. She is an incredible teacher and jeweller! We can’t wait to see you around the studio again, as soon as we can welcome you back! 🔨💎 Team SquarePeg

Gabriela
19 October 2020Daytime Jewellery Making Atelier
Great studio, great tutor, super helpful and knowledgeable, learned many new technical skills while in the company of lovely like minded creatives!
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Refund Policy

  1. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for our refund policy. If you have any questions please email us at mail@squarepegstudios.com.au. 

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Terms & Conditions

  1. Terms and Conditions 23/7/2021

    SquarePeg Studios has been providing jewellery tuition at the highest level for over ten years. We bring professional jewellers and practising artists from near and far to provide an excellent and diverse learning environment for our students.  The following terms and conditions must be adhered to, to allow us to offer a professional learning environment.

    1. The course fees must be paid in full or as a pay-in instalment plan on enrolment to secure a place.

    2. SquarePeg Studios will accept cancellations in writing up to one month before the start date of the class. 

      1. SquarePeg Studios will issue a credit note for the total fees paid to date. The credit note can be used for any course or workshop and is valid for twelve months from the date of issue. 

      2. If a refund is preferred, the refund amount will be the fee paid less the 4.5% booking fee. 

    3. SquarePeg Studios will only process cancellations within one month before the start date if the students’ place can be filled. In that case;

      1. SquarePeg Studios will issue a credit note for the total fees paid less the 4.5% administration fee. The credit note can be used for any course or workshop and is valid for twelve months from the date of issue. 

      2. If a refund is preferred, the refund will be the fee paid less 9.5% booking and administration fee. 

    4. Additional terms and may apply to classes presented by guest tutors travelling from interstate or overseas. Details will be communicated on the course listing where applicable and as a part of the enrolment process. 

    5. SquarePeg Studios will facilitate transfers from one class to another more than one month before the original class start date at no charge. Transfers with less than one month notice before the original class start date will only be facilitated if the students’ place can be filled and will attract a 5% administration fee.

    6. It is the responsibility of the student to attend all classes. No make-up classes, refunds or credits will be issued for non-attendance of all or part of the course or workshop.

    7. If a course is oversubscribed or cancelled by SquarePeg Studios, SquarePeg Studios may refund the fee less the 4.5% non-refundable booking fee.  Alternatively, SquarePeg Studios will issue a credit note for the total fees paid to date. The student can use the credit note for any course or workshop. The credit note will be valid for twelve months from the date of issue. 

    8. Our courses are open to students 16 years and older.

    9. Jewellery Studio Bench access is available to students 18 years and older.

    10. Some of our courses require prior learning. Therefore, please check the course description thoroughly before enrolling.

  2. COVID - 19 Update to terms and conditions as of 23rd July 2021Subject to change as per Government directives.
    1. Suppose a class or workshop cannot proceed due to NSW or Federal Government directives. In that case, SquarePeg Studios will transfer the student enrolment to the next date on which the course or workshop is scheduled and promptly notify the student of the change.

    2. If the new date is not suitable for the student, SquarePeg Studios will issue a credit note for the fees paid to date. The credit note will be valid for twelve months from the date of issue. SquarePeg Studios, at its discretion, may issue a refund less 9.5% booking and administration fee.

    3. Students attending classes or workshops must adhere to the latest Government guidelines and agree to follow the directions of SquarePeg Studios directors and tutors concerning physical distancing, wearing of masks and appropriate hygiene measures whilst attending SquarePeg Studios.

    4. Students must not attend SquarePeg studios if they are unwell, have been in contact with a person who has tested positive to Covid-19 or returned from overseas within the past two weeks.

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