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Intro to Metalsmithing

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From:Saturday 17 April 2021
To:Saturday 17 April 2021
Time:10:00am - 01:00pm Saturday 17 April 2021
Location:Tinker, 8 Dexter Street, Harristown, QLD 4350 Australia

Under the guide of Silversmith Jemica Ostrofski from Meekz Contemporary Jewellery, learn how to design and fabricate textured jewellery using recycled metals. The basic metalsmithing techniques of mark making will be explored using various hammers, letter stamps, number stamps and other tools. You will have the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your designs along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.

The workshop will run for 3 hours in which you will have the option of making 1 pair of earrings – studs, drop earrings, clip on or cufflinks, brooches, necklaces, rings, key chain, hair pins . If you would like to make additional earrings supplies can be purchased during workshop.

When: Saturday 17 April 10-1pm | Where: 8 Dexter Street Toowoomba (please write these details into your diary)

What you get:

3 hours of creative good times
Skilled industry knowledge by our Tinker Presents artist Jemica of Meekz Contemporary Jewellery
Tea & Coffee (YAS)

All the materials:

  • Sheet of recycled Aluminium, Copper and Brass
  • Additional recycled metals that could be used
  • Findings to turn your creation into jewellery
  • Industrial strength glue
  • Apron to wear during workshop
  • Gift Box / Pouch to store and take home your creations in

What you will need to bring/wear
• All necessary tools and materials will be provided on the day

  • Any jewellery ideas you might like to draw inspiration from (examples will be provided)
  • Pen and paper to take note
  • Enclosed shoes
  • No loose items of clothing (as they may get caught in equipment)
  • Hair tied back
8 Dexter Street
Entry charges - Adult$99
Booking informationBookings essential, register through the website
Is food and drink available?Not applicable
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Not applicable


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