Learn the traditional skills of making an original sterling silver ring or pendant by hand. Explore your own design with Alexandra a professional silversmith who has studied Silver smithing and Jewellery Design at Chelsea and Kensington College. Alexandra is passionate about jewellery making and teaching the craft to others.
Tutor: Alexandra Mostyn – Alexandra Mostyn Jewellery
Date: Weekend Workshop, 10th, and 11th April 2021
Venue: The Artery, Historic Village, 17th Ave, Tauranga
Supplied: Tea, coffee, and biscuits. Some Tools and materials. However, students will need to bring some tools and silver listed below. You will need to wear safety goggles, apron, closed shoes, and your hair tied back. Bring your own packed lunch or visit the Whipped Baker Café just down the road.
Please bring: Sterling silver sheet metal 8cms squared. Easy, medium & hard solder in 5-gram pieces. Jewellers saw and 0.2 size blades. Metal ring mandrel for shaping. Ring ball pene hammer. Needle files for filing and medium size files in flat round and half round. Round nose pliers, and flat nose pliers.
Contact Regal Castings to order tools
or Alex for more info at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some tools will be available at Hardware Stores.
This is the fourth of 4 silver workshops.
1. Silver Ring or Pendant Making Workshop. 17th February 2021
2. Silver Ring with Stone Setting. 3rd March 2021
3. Silver Ring Wax Carving and Casting. 17th and 31st March 2021
4. Ring or Pendant making in Sterling Silver. 10th & 11th April 2021
NOTE: Special Discount – Book all four classes and workshops and receive a 10% discount credited back to you at the end of the final class.