Please note: This is a two-week class taking place at 6:15pm on Tuesday 15th March (part 1) and Wednesday 29th March (part 2). Fee covers both classes.
What’s it all about?
Come and make your own silver pendant over two classes.
In the first week you will learn the technique of “Lost wax casting”. This involves using wax to make a cast, shaping and forming the wax into your own unique design, and then casting it into sterling silver jewellery.
You can make a delicate, fine pendant or something chunky and layered. Chain not included.
Your teacher will take your wax designs to be cast in silver. Then in the second session you will refine and polish your silver ring.
This is 100% beginner class and your beautiful teacher Qing will be with you every step of the way to help you make the ring of your dreams!
What will we cover?
Within this workshop you will learn:
- What is lost wax casting
- How to use the tools and waxes
- The dos and don’ts of casting
- The fundamentals of how to make a wearable piece of jewellery.
- How to make 2D and 3D designs
- How to buff and shine your pendant
- Local suppliers for chains, tools and jewellery fixings
Feel free to come with some inspiration images of styles of pendants that you like. We will also have examples for inspiration.
This is a two-part class with Part 1 taking place at 6:15pm on Wednesday March 15th and Part 2 happening at 6:15pm on Wednesday March 29th.
The price of silver is NOT included, because it will vary depending on the size of the jewellery you make.
Silver costs are based on the size and weight of the finished item and can range between a few dollars to $100 – this will be explained in the class and you will have full control over this cost in class.
- Wheelchair Accessible Venue
- Gender Neutral Bathrooms
- Quiet Spaces
- Discounted Early Bird Tickets
- Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
- Auslan Interpreted Upon Request
Who will be teaching?
Qing (she/her) has been creating her own art and jewellery projects for over 15 years, during which she created custom projects and taught her skills to people of all age groups.
Her favourite mediums to work with are paper, fabric and shiny beads; items allowing the freedom to do bold and detailed work alike.
Image teacher’s and student work.
Questions about the class or other ways we can assist with accessibility? Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org