Silversmithing Course for Beginners

Learn DIY silversmithing over two weeks!

2 x 2.5 hours Class size 1 to 8

label $260 (or 4 payments of $65 Afterpay)

Join Maker's Corner to learn the skills and tools required to design and make your very own sterling silver ring and pair of earrings.

During over two weeks, you’ll get hands-on experience learning techniques such as sawing, soldering, filing, texturing and polishing. You’ll learn how to make hooks and jump rings so that you can customize your jewellery and create works unique to you.

This is a perfect beginner course and no previous experience is necessary.

You will learn:

  • The most essential bench tools you need to begin making jewellery
  • How to use templates and/or make them
  • Cutting metals
  • Types of findings that we will use, how to make the simple ones and how to use them
  • Methods of adding texture and details
  • Basic construction skills
  • Soldering your joins
  • Finishing like a pro
  • Time allowing, we will give you a run-down on simple tool maintenance

Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly. Age 18+ only.
What you'll get
  • Five hours of professional tuition by a local artist and jeweller in a group of up to eight
  • All the metals you’ll need to make your ring and earrings (sterling silver and copper)
  • Access to all the tools, etc.
  • Info on where to get supplies
  • Some take-home notes
  • Tea, coffee, and light refreshments
  • Extra silver will be available to purchase
What to bring
Your notebook/journal for sketching out your ideas and notes for future reference.
Session repeats

This class series runs over 2 consecutive sessions, which are 1 week apart.


The Maker's Corner - 11 Berrie Street, Gympie QLD

Silversmithing Course for Beginners location
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The Maker's Corner

Owned by Sarah Taylor, The Maker's Corner is an off grid fabric, fibre and haberdashery shop and creative workshop space in Gympie QLD.

We offer high quality quilting cottons and dressmaking fabrics, naturally dyed yarn and creative workshops that inspire intentional living and sustainable craft and creativity.

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