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Make a Ring in a Day Workshop

In this fun one day workshop, you’ll design and create your own sterling silver ring.

With professional jewellers tools, using traditional silver smithing techniques, you’ll learn how to design, anneal, size and solder a beautiful ring to take home with you.

The workshop is open to beginners and anyone wanting to learn the basics of making sterling silver jewellery, no experience is necessary.

 

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

 

SAW-PIERCING

Using a jewellers frame and saw-blade, you’ll learn how to saw-pierce metal to cut out the design and shape of your ring.

SOLDERING

Using a professional torch, you’ll learn the technique needed to establish the correct flame to join the ring band.

FINISHING

You’ll learn finishing techniques like stamping, hammer texturing, polishing and adding a patina.

WHAT YOU’LL MAKE

A copper ring to test your techniques on, a sterling silver ring created by you.

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED

All of the tools and consumables needed are supplied, including a copper and sterling silver strip to make your rings.

Tea/Coffee & Biscuits

 

WHAT TO WEAR

  • Covered in shoes
  • Long sleeves are preferable
  • Long pants
  • Long Hair must be tied back
  • No dangly jewellery

 

WHAT TO BRING

  • A notepad and pen
  • Lunch
  • An apron if you have one

 

DATE AND TIME:

Saturday 29th may 2021
9:30am – 3:30pm

 

INVESTMENT – $250

 

LOCATION

51 Meadow St,
Tarrawanna 2518
Wollongong

 

ABOUT YOUR TUTOR

Meg has been silversmithing since 2012.

In 2018 she completed a 3 year Jewellery Manufacturing Certificate at The Design Centre Enmore in Sydney where she was awarded ‘The Gold & Silversmiths Guild of Australia Award, in recognition of Exceptional Hand Skills’.

 

Meg began teaching silver smithing workshops at the Sydney Community College in 2016 including:

  • Make a Ring in a Day
  • Beginners Jewellery Courses
  • Gem Setting
  • Making a Cabochon Set Ring

Meg continues to produce jewellery and teach what she loves to others looking to improve their skills in traditional silversmithing techniques.

Terms & Conditions

Participants must be over 16 years of age and adhere to all safety precautions whilst on the premises.

Refunds will not be processed if you cancel within 48 hours of the class or event commencing. To request a credit or transfer, Ahoy Birdy requires at least 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event. Please email info@ahoybirdy.com to organise.

Ahoy Birdy does not offer refunds, transfers, or makeup sessions for missed classes. If you can’t make a class, you can arrange with Ahoy Birdy to send someone else in your place.

In the event that a class is cancelled by Ahoy Birdy, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund, transfer or credit.

 

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