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AU$215.00

Make Fine Stud Earrings in a Day

An intensive 6 hour class

Next Available: Sat, 26 Feb 10:00AM (AEDT)
6 hours

Description

Learn how to make beautiful fine studs in this rewarding one day workshop. Create matching pairs or mismatched pieces for everyday wear. Students work in silver throughout the morning as they finesse their soldering at the micro level. Participants have the choice to work in silver for the whole day, or you may choose to purchase a 9ct gold pack to create within the second half of the class.

Have a lovely time creating heirloom pieces that you can enjoy for years to come. In this one day workshop, you will learn how to make beautifully delicate stud earrings in sterling silver with the option to create in solid 9ct gold for your second project.

The pre-requisite for this workshop is a term of our Beginners Jewellery Making Course or equivalent.

Our Make Fine Stud Earring Designs in a Day workshop is perfect for those who want to improve their soldering and finishing skills as you create matching pairs or mismatched pieces for everyday wear. 

Students work in silver throughout the morning as they finesse their soldering at the micro-level. Many will continue to work in silver for the whole day, or you may choose to purchase a 9ct gold pack to work with during the afternoon.

This course is most suited to people who have some experience in jewellery making and have confidence in basic soldering. 

This class offers the option to have an introduction to working with gold through the optional purchase of a solid 9ct gold pack to work with for your second project. This class offers the opportunity to work with gold if you choose to purchase the 9ct gold pack.

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What you will learn

  • Create fine jewellery stud designs in sterling silver with the option to work in 9ct gold
  • Learn how to work with the Smiths Little Torch - perfect for micro soldering
  • Polish your work to a lovely finish with tips and tricks across hand polishing, demonstration of the flex shaft and use of the vibrational tumbler

What you will get

  • Base metal sheet
  • 15 grams of Sterling silver for your earrings
  • 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 biscuits.

What to bring

  • A notebook and pen/pencil
  • Covered shoes
  • 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 starting out on their jewellery making journey.


SquarePeg Studios

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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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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 6/10/2021

    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 our students with an excellent and diverse learning environment. The following terms and conditions must be followed 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 issue date. 

      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 issue date. 

      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 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 6th October 2021.

    Subject 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 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 an Australian “hotspot” or from overseas within the past two weeks.

    5. Conditions of enrolment are subject to change. SquarePeg Studios reserves the right to defer an enrolment and issue a credit note for fees paid to date if the enrolment does not meet the enrolment criteria at that time. This applies even in the case that the criterion has changed since the original booking was made. SquarePeg Studios, at its discretion, may issue a refund less 9.5% booking and administration fee.

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