Introductory Silversmithing with Renata Fojtikova is aimed at those new to working in metal for jewellery purposes. You will be introduced to key jewellery design concepts and the basic techniques for hand working in metal and non-traditional materials including piercing, sawing, filing, drilling, shaping, hammering, annealing, soldering and polishing. Sizing, stone setting and designing will be explored. You will be able to create a number of finished pieces such as rings, chains, pendants and bangles. This course is suitable for complete beginners as well as for creatives wishing to reinforce their existing metal working skills.
Please check the semester materials list for your class.
NB. Enrolment in this class will be unavailable four weeks after the commencement date or if the class is full.
The annual program of Semester 1 classes is online in November and Semester 2 classes are online in June.
Please notify me when new classes are open for enrolment.