Half Day Silver Earring/Pendant Workshop - $350
Spend half a day making a pair of sterling silver drop or stud earrings, or a pendant to take home and wear. No previous experience is necessary.
You'll sit at a traditional jeweller’s bench and learn to use a range of tools including a jewellers saw, files and soldering torch. You will also learn techniques including doming, texturing and polishing. We finish the class adding our shepherds hooks or earring posts, or a bail or jump rings for pendants.
You can see earrings/pendants made by past students on the Pod Jewellery Pinterest Board.
You'll also learn to use a rolling mill to emboss patterns into the sterling silver using leaves, lace, fabric, wire onion bags, mesh, feathers, leather or you can use one of our selection of patterned rolling plates. You can see the kinds patterns you can emboss using a rolling mill on the Pod Jewellery Rolling Mill Embossed Jewellery Pinterest board.
At the end of this fun class, you’ll take home your pair of handmade sterling silver earrings or a pendant necklace (necklace chain is included).
As this is a half day workshop, some people also choose to also attend the Lost Wax Silver Ring Workshop held in the afternoon following this workshop. We work directly with sterling silver in the Silver Earrings/Pendant Workshop, so you'll get an understanding of working directly with metal in the morning and then learn a completely different technique of working with wax in the afternoon.
- Morning tea
- Tools and equipment
- Sterling silver weighing up to 15 grams, copper and brass
- Written instructions
- List of suppliers
- Tool list
If you'd like to make your earrings from gold, please contact me at least two weeks in advance for a quote. A minimum of two students must be enrolled for this workshop to run. This workshop is limited to three students.
If you'd like to buy a workshop as a gift but you're not sure what date the recipient will be able to go, you can purchase a Pod Jewellery Gift Certificate. This gives the recipient the flexibility to book into a workshop at a time that suits them.
A $100 deposit is required to secure your place. The balance of $200 is payable one week before the workshop.
Start time: 9am
Duration: 4 hours
Workshop location: Workshops are held at the Pod Jewellery Studio in Kyneton - a one-hour drive north of Melbourne along the Calder Freeway. You can also catch a V/Line train from Southern Cross Station to Kyneton. Kyneton is on the Bendigo line. The studio is located just out of Kyneton and is not within walking distance of the station or local accommodation. You can arrange transport from the station to the studio by calling Kyneton Ride-Share on 0458 826 393. If your class is during the week, call Kyneton Taxis on 0448 522 227.
Half Day Silver Earring Workshop Gift Certificates
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