If you wish to attend a workshop at my studios, I also provide accommodation in a lovely setting for your convenience. You can find my listing on Airbnb.com website - "Doonan Studios" OR book with me direct $60 pr night
Learn to transform sterling silver sheet and wire into beautiful funky bangles and rings. In this one day class we teach you:
Cost $150 includes most materials For bookings CLICK HERE
"I just wanted to say what a fabulous day I had today at your bangles and rings silversmithing workshop. Very informative, very helpful with loads of guidance and just enough flexibility for students to express their own creativity. I'll definitely be back. Thanks a million! Cheers Niki"
"It was a fun class, new friends and now sporting a lovely new silver cuff and silver bracelet, a day well spent." - Suzanne Bearham (from August 19 workshop)
Spend a full day in a professionally equipped studio learning to make either one or more pieces of jewellery. You will use copper and brass sheet for your first piece/s together with some sterling silver to finish your "one off" wearable art. You will learn basic jewellery making skills including:
Testimonials from previous workshops
We were all happy with the workshop and I for one am keen to do another workshop.You are a fun teacher and very patient..look forward to another workshop - Deborah Fraser
Just wanted to say thanks so much for the great workshop. I had lots of fun and really enjoyed playing with all your toys, sorry tools 😊
Hopefully I’ll be able to join you for another workshop sometime and make some more fun jewellery. - Anne Mouton
Great day, thanks so much Penny, looking forward to making the bracelet! Xx - Luarna (Intro to silversmithing class)
9 am til 5 pm. BYO lunch. Refreshments available and a glass of wine at the end!
A fun and relaxed day using everyday items such as saucepan lids, old tins, cards, fabric and small computer components etc - upcycling items into funky wearable art. Sterling silver sheet and brass available to purchase. Silver wire and copper sheet included in price. Some silversmithing techniques including soldering will be included.
You will learn to:
For bookings CLICK HERE
DATE TO BE ADVISED
Spend the day with Ann Chadwick as she instructs you in this workshop. Many of you know Ann from her many years working at QCA Jewellery & Small Objects faculty and in other areas of this discipline. In this workshop Ann will cover the following:
You will have the opportunity to make several pieces to get you started with this new found knowledge. Ann will also take orders for the purchase of hydraulic press. She has many years experience in metal forming and jewellery creation
9 am til 4 pm. BYO lunch Refreshments available
Fantastic fun for an afternoon OR morning of laughter and creativity - a truly memorable way to enjoy your Hen's day!
You can choose to get messy with some clay, create a lovely hand built or wheel thrown pot, and have some laughs! OR you might light to make a lovely pair of earrings combining silver wire and beads, something to take home and wear, the choice is your's
Cost: $80 per person and includes your materials, firing and morning or afternoon tea.
BYO Champagne ladies and enjoy the feel of the clay in your hands as you unwind for the afternoon.
Please contact me regarding workshops whether you are interested in participating or in conducting one. Workshops will be held monthly.