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Introduction to Metal Smithing

Sunday 15th May 22, 9am | Learn the art of Metal Smithing

  • Started 15 May
  • 120 Australian dollars
  • Workshopit

Workshop description

With the guidance of Silversmith Jemica Ostrofski, learn how to design and fabricate textured Jewellery using recycled metals. The basic metal smithing techniques of mark making and hand sawing will be explored using various hammers, letter stamps, number stamps and other tools. As you learn the key techniques and skills you will have ample opportunity to add your own creative touches to your design. The workshop will run for 4 hours in which time you will be making 1 finished piece. You can choose from a selection of options that include earrings, rings, necklaces, brooches, cuff links, keyrings and more OR design your own sculptural form. The choice is all yours! WHAT YOU WILL GET • Sheet of recycled Aluminium/Copper/Brass • Additional recycled metals that could be used • Findings to turn your creation into jewellery / sculpture • Industrial strength glue • Apron to wear during workshop • Gift Box / Pouch to store and take home your creations in WHAT TO BRING/WEAR • Imagery of 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

Workshop dates

Contact Details

  • 138-144 Braun Street, Deagon QLD, Australia

Terms and conditions

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