DIY Silversmithing for Beginners 1

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Make your own silver jewellery with a fun introduction for absolute beginners

4 x 45 mins Class size 1 to 4 (public dates), 3 to 20

label $420 (or 4 payments of $105 Afterpay)

This is a ClassBento virtual Live/Box class! From the comfort of your home, share an artisan experience with your friends, family or colleagues, or enjoy with like-minded others. Our Live/Box classes have been featured on The Guardian, TimeOut, Broadsheet, Concrete Playground, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Vogue, and more. Here's how it works:

  1. Book or Request your preferred time
  2. We'll deliver a ClassBento Box to you - this is a physical DIY craft kit containing the materials you'll need. Shipping is free, and it should arrive within 2-4 business days . We ship nationwide.
  3. Enjoy the online class. After booking, you'll receive a link to a Zoom meeting. At the time of the class, use that link to join. During the class, you can easily ask questions and get immediate responses. Zoom is free and easy to use, on any device. You're in control of your privacy - you can mute yourself and hide your webcam if and when you prefer.

Get a gentle introduction to jewellery making with this fun live streaming jewellery making class. You will learn the classic art of silversmithing, how to create pendants, earrings, bracelets, and chains using silver and copper wire.

This online class is designed for beginners, where you will learn the basics of designing, hammering, measuring, shaping, texturing, forming, filing.

Through a series of projects which build your skills and proficiency with using tools, you can either advance to the next set of online course which introduces new tools along with more advanced projects and techniques. Or explore the various aspect of wrapping and shaping wire with the tools you have in your kit.

In this workshop series, you will be making:

  • Textured Earrings
  • Geometric hammered gemstone earrings
  • Textured Pendant w/gemstone accents
  • Linked Chain
  • Hammered twist bracelet

A jewellery studio in a box is the best way to describe this beginner course. You just provide the space. Work at your own pace to expand and explore your love of jewellery.

Knowledge Required
This course is designed for beginners.
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • Sterling silver wire
  • Copper wire
  • Earring hooks
  • Gemstone beads
  • Hammer
  • File
  • Round nose pliers and chain nose pliers
  • Wire cutter
  • Hole punch
  • Bench block
  • Rubber damper
  • Sandpapers
  • Silver polish cloth
  • Graph paper
  • Sharpie
What you'll need
Apron, notebook, workspace, table top protection, an small light
Session repeats

After the first session, subsequent sessions can be arranged with the teacher, at a time that suits you.

Suitable for

This Box and Live class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for virtual team building activities at home. This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 12 years old). An adult must be present whilst kid(s) engage with the box.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.

Your teacher
Masterful Makers
Masterful Makers

4.9 (105)

* Masterful Makers - DIY Workshops *

The Art of being a maker!
Makers take raw materials and transform them into objects of desire.
It is an art form, it is a craft, and it can be learned!

Come and experience a workshop with Masterful Makers. In as little as 2 hours you can walk out with a piece of handmade jewellery, leather bag, stunning knotted mala or your own personalized skincare products. All designed and crafted by you!

Let me introduce myself, I am Victoria White, a one-woman dynamo/mad scientist/designer & maker of crafts. I am the owner of Masterful Makers and offer boutique workshops from my studio.

My love for art, the history of man and pretty shiny things came together while being pregnant with my daughter and working for the Museum of African American Art in Florida. I fell in love with African trade beads. They were historical in context and heavy with human drama. They were an artefact, an antique and pretty. Pairing the few trade beads I had with semi-precious stones and sterling silver wire I began to make my first wrapped earrings. It was very therapeutic and relaxing, until my husband (at the time) saw the box of earrings I had made and took them to work. He returned that afternoon and presented me with a box of money, after having sold them all to his work colleagues! And that is how all this madness began.

That was a bit over 25 years ago. And here we are now!

I have my BA in art history and a Diploma in Visual Arts and Silversmithing.

I use my workshops to pass on my skills and knowledge so that you too will see just how enjoyable being a Maker can be. Coming away with personally designed and created pieces!

I am Victoria White and Making is my passion, let me make it yours as well!

Come and experience a Masterful Makers Workshop!

Verified reviews

We only show reviews from customers who have paid for and attended this class

Claudia Zines  •  Jan 2021

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 4 reviews

I’ve had 2 lessons so far and am really excited to keep learning and fine tuning my skills. Victoria is super friendly and accommodating. The materials supplied are well organized and give a range of techniques to try.

Nina Ellis  •  Oct 2020

This was good fun. All the materials arrived beforehand and it was fun to have immediate results by the end of the first 45min class. I'm looking forward to my next class! Thank you.

Barbara Li  •  Oct 2020

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews

Victoria is just such a lovely teacher. I loved all four of my classes with her and will be doing more with her in the future.

Thank you so much. Everyone loves the jewellery that you taught me how to make.

Julisa Edwards  •  Oct 2020

10 ClassBento workshops attended • 10 reviews

Loved the kit and really enjoyed the class, Victoria is a really energetic and fun teacher!

Kathleen Harris  •  Aug 2020

4 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews

Absolutely Loved it The teacher was great to work with, very skilled and knowledgeable, I learnt much more from the class than i anticipated. Quality materials also supplied.
Most of all it was SO MUCH FUN!

Leah Andrianopoulos  •  Aug 2020

12 ClassBento workshops attended • 6 reviews

So much fun. Loved this class, Victoria was wonderful. She made the class fun, helped with giving me the confidence to believe I could make something lovely. Worked at my pace which was slow. Can't wait for my next class.

Jewellery workshop review by Leah Andrianopoulos

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L Dowel  •  Jun 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended

Personal, works at the student’s pace, easy to engage with, very informative, with clear instructions.
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