Classes

Acquire the basic techniques of saw piercing filing, soldering, riveting, drilling and polishing to create your own unique silver jewellery.

Beginners and intermediate

This course is suitable for both those with no prior knowledge in jewellery making, as well as those more versed. Throughout the course some advanced techniques such as roller printing, bezel setting and reticulation will be demonstrated. 

Cost: $330 (some materials included)

7 week course

Wednesday nights 6:15pm – 8:45pm

Starts: 18th January with Charlotte Richardson

Beginners and intermediate

This course is suitable for both those with no prior knowledge in jewellery making, as well as those more versed. Throughout the course some advanced techniques such as roller printing, bezel setting and reticulation will be demonstrated. 

Cost: $330 (some materials included)

7 week course

Monday nights from 6:15pm – 8:45pm

Starts: 23rd January with Erin Timony

‍By Omar

Advanced and Intermediate

This course is fitting to students who have completed a beginner’s class and or have some prior knowledge of jewellery making. The course is set at your own pace, allowing individuals to work on their own designs and projects under the supervision of a tutor. Advanced techniques may be demonstrated, which could include metal inlay, granulation and much more. 

Cost: $330 (some materials included)

7 week course

Tuesday nights 6:15pm – 8:45pm

Starts: 31st January with Erin Timony

Sterling silver rings by Hana

Beginners Fundamentals

Learn the basic techniques of jewellery making in this beginners course. It covers piercing, filing, soldering, riveting, drilling as well as polishing and suits those with no prior knowledge in jewellery making. Students will have the opportunity to design and make a ring set as well as a pendant or earrings.

Cost: $330 (materials included)

3 week course

Saturday from 10am – 4:30pm 

Starts: 11th March 2017 with Charlotte Richardson

Sterling silver pendant by Ali
Sterling silver rings by Hana

Wax carving

Students will learn the necessary skills to shape, carve, melt and hollow objects and apply to two simple wax rings in preparation for a successful cast into silver, to then be finished and polished. Students will have the chance to walk away from the course with completed silver pieces of their own and basic skill set to repeat the process independently or attempt a more advanced wax carving class.

6 week course

Cost: $330 (does not include casting costs)

Thursday Evenings from 6:15pm – 8:45pm 

Starts: 9th February with Huon Lui

Cast sterling silver ring by Huon Lui
Hand carved wax Unicorn by Huon Lui
Casted sterling silver Unicorn by Huon Lui
Hand carved wax jewellery by Huon Lui
Hand carved wax jewellery by Huon Lui

How to enrol:

Contact Charlotte at studios@gaffa.com.au registering your interest in attending a class, you will be sent a registration form that will need to be filled out and e-mailed back to Gaffa. The form also includes payment details. Your registration in the class will be confirmed on payment. Any missed classes are the responsibility of the student and are not refundable. Class dates may be subject to change due to lack of required numbers, class fees are also subject to change. Refunds on courses will only be given if the course is cancelled or a place is not available in the course. Class numbers limited to 7 students.

Beginners and intermediate

This course is suitable for both those with no prior knowledge in jewellery making, as well as those more versed. Throughout the course some advanced techniques such as roller printing, bezel setting and reticulation will be demonstrated. 

Cost: $330 (some materials included)

7 week course

Wednesday nights 6:15pm – 8:45pm

Starts: 18th January with Charlotte Richardson

Beginners and intermediate

This course is suitable for both those with no prior knowledge in jewellery making, as well as those more versed. Throughout the course some advanced techniques such as roller printing, bezel setting and reticulation will be demonstrated. 

Cost: $330 (some materials included)

7 week course

Monday nights from 6:15pm – 8:45pm

Starts: 23rd January with Erin Timony

‍By Omar

Advanced and Intermediate

This course is fitting to students who have completed a beginner’s class and or have some prior knowledge of jewellery making. The course is set at your own pace, allowing individuals to work on their own designs and projects under the supervision of a tutor. Advanced techniques may be demonstrated, which could include metal inlay, granulation and much more. 

Cost: $330 (some materials included)

7 week course

Tuesday nights 6:15pm – 8:45pm

Starts: 31st January with Erin Timony

Sterling silver rings by Hana

Beginners Fundamentals

Learn the basic techniques of jewellery making in this beginners course. It covers piercing, filing, soldering, riveting, drilling as well as polishing and suits those with no prior knowledge in jewellery making. Students will have the opportunity to design and make a ring set as well as a pendant or earrings.

Cost: $330 (materials included)

3 week course

Saturday from 10am – 4:30pm 

Starts: 11th March 2017 with Charlotte Richardson

Sterling silver pendant by Ali
Sterling silver rings by Hana

Wax carving

Students will learn the necessary skills to shape, carve, melt and hollow objects and apply to two simple wax rings in preparation for a successful cast into silver, to then be finished and polished. Students will have the chance to walk away from the course with completed silver pieces of their own and basic skill set to repeat the process independently or attempt a more advanced wax carving class.

6 week course

Cost: $330 (does not include casting costs)

Thursday Evenings from 6:15pm – 8:45pm 

Starts: 9th February with Huon Lui

Cast sterling silver ring by Huon Lui
Hand carved wax Unicorn by Huon Lui
Casted sterling silver Unicorn by Huon Lui
Hand carved wax jewellery by Huon Lui
Hand carved wax jewellery by Huon Lui

How to enrol:

Contact Charlotte at studios@gaffa.com.au registering your interest in attending a class, you will be sent a registration form that will need to be filled out and e-mailed back to Gaffa. The form also includes payment details. Your registration in the class will be confirmed on payment. Any missed classes are the responsibility of the student and are not refundable. Class dates may be subject to change due to lack of required numbers, class fees are also subject to change. Refunds on courses will only be given if the course is cancelled or a place is not available in the course. Class numbers limited to 7 students.

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