Silversmithing and Sip Class: Make a Silver Ring

Learn how to make a stunning silver ring at this hands-on Melbourne workshop!



2.5 hours Class size 1 to 12

label $290 (or 4 payments of $72.50 Afterpay)

Sculpt, carve and fire your very own silver ring at this hands-on jewellery making class! Come sculpt the time away with Jess Blak at her pop up location in Melbourne, enjoying a cheeky drink and great company.

Guided by Jess, you'll learn the basics of designing and sculpting a lost wax cast ring. Create your own designs with the use of carving tools, fire and your own hands.

This is a great way to engage with tools and materials used by your experienced silversmith to craft their own handmade jewellery.

During the class, you'll make one large ring weighing up to 1.7 grams or two small rings adding up to 1.7 grams. On the night you may add extra rings to your order at the cost of $50 per ring plus the weight in silver.

There'll also be the option to add stones to your designs! These can be purchased for $35 to $45 and you'll be shown the process by your teacher.

Your rings will then be cast in solid silver, sanded, polished and finished in your unique, chosen style. They will be available for collection in store four weeks after the class date.

Please note: Final dates now added leading up to the end of July- your teacher will be taking a small break from workshops :)


Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly. 18+ event thanks
 
What you'll get
  • Drinks will be provided, please eat beforehand.
  • One large silver ring or two smaller rings, professionally finished after the class as a piece to keep and wear.
What to bring
Bring along some inspiration of what you would like to create, this will help your teacher guide you towards the best results for you from the experience. You will be sent a short introductory video prior to the class.
 

Jess Blak is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

Location

L.A.S.T.L.Y - 32 Johnston Street, Fitzroy VIC

Your teacher
Jess Blak
Jess Blak
(Jess Blak Objects)

5.0 (6)
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Jess Blak is an Australian contemporary metalsmith with an appreciation for traditional craftsmanship and ethical practices. Her organic approach to creating balances repetition and authenticity whilst collections are inspired by the juxtaposition of nature and the built environment. The treatment of the designs,  created using the lost wax casting technique, suggests time has manipulated the surface leaving it organic and completely unpredictable. Jess has been working from her flagship store in Brisbane's Fortitude valley for 3 years, handcrafting timeless pieces for her growing clientbase. 

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Adrian Feather Jun 2022


Fun class making the silver ring mould out of wax, Jess was very informative about the subject and made everyone feel at ease quickly. Looking forward to receiving the ring soon.

Glenn Florentine Jun 2022


The course was well organized and Jess was very helpful and is clearly good at her trade. Can’t wait to see how the finished product turns out.

Dalia Biggs May 2022


Jess was lovely and really helpful , I really enjoyed the class and I would recommend it to anyone

Jan Lange Mar 2022


Had a fantastic time, Jess was incredible helpful, very knowledgeable and lovely to spend time with. The shop is a bit tight, but this just adds to the atmosphere.

Will recommend to friends and would love to go again, even to hang out haha.

Conor Rackemann Mar 2022


Was a fantastic night I will be going again and taking friends who I think will be interested and have fun. Jess was a fantastic teacher and created the best atmosphere. I was nervous but she guided me through the process. I made a friend and had the best time with the people there I can't recommend this enough I can't wait to see my finished rings.

Silversmithing and Sip Class: Make a Silver Ring review by Conor Rackemann Sydney

Hayley Coster Mar 2022

13 ClassBento workshops attended • 10 reviews


Jess was amazing, she was so informative with teaching skills, but happily stood back to let you design your own creations. I'm really keen to do another one of Jess's classes. She's a true artisan and it's a privilege to learn from her.
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