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      Workshops Update

Hello future workshoppers!
Summer is the perfect opportunity to pursue your dreams of jewellery making with our beginners workshops, or enhancing your craft with our more advanced classes. Due to popular demand we are booking workshops and private classes by appointment only.
Please call us to book your workshop or class today (905) 689-5222.

* A beautiful brass pendant made by one of our students attending the beginners workshop.

 

      Level I

Beginners Class-Basic Jewellery Making Techniques  9:00am-11:30am  (This is a eight week course)
In the beginners course you will learn in-depth knowledge of the basic jewelry making techniques. Learn how to use tools to cut, texture, file, solder, drill, sand and polish. Brass and copper are included in the course cost. Other metals are available for purchase during the course as well. You will be guided and given examples as well as bench-time to fully grasp the knowledge. The techniques and direction provided will give you a solid foundation to set you on your path with confidence. Learn how to recognize quality craftsmanship in the pieces you currently own or want to buy.

Prerequisite: None
What to bring: Clothes you don't mind getting dirty and creativity
When: Please call 905.689.5222 to book (runs for 8 weeks)
Cost: $296

For more information & registration please call: (905) 689-5222


      Level II

Intermediate Jewellery design and production   9:00am-11:30am   (This is an eight week course)
After picking up the essentials in Level I, you will learn how to cultivate and fine tune your talents. Choose up to three (3) projects to complete during the course. Level II builds on the previously learned techniques, styles and use of tools with added knowledge of stone setting and complex designs. Work independently at your own pace while instructors offer guidance and support. Brass and copper are included in the course cost. Other metals are available for purchase during the course as well.
Prerequisite: Level I - Beginners Class-Basic Jewellery Making Techniques 
What to bring: Clothes you don't mind getting dirty and creativity
When: Please call 905.689.5222 to book (runs for 8 weeks)
Cost: $296

For more information & registration please call: (905) 689-5222


      Private Workshop

Private Workshop
You will work privately with a trained goldsmith to develop your skills and create unique pieces of art. Working with a goldsmith you will design your own jewellery with no experience necessary. We will accommodate to every skill level and brass and copper are included. There is a minimum of 2 hours a session.
Prerequisite: None
What to bring: Clothes you don't mind getting dirty and designs for pieces
When: Please call 905.689.5222 to book
Cost: $45 per hour (minimum 2 hours)

For more information & registration please call: (905) 689-5222


      Wedding Band Workshop

Wedding Band Workshop
In this private workshop you and your partner will work step by step with a goldsmith to create your own personalized bands. Whether you choose to work directly with metal or carve and cast your band out of wax, there's no experience necessary! All metals are available for purchase. Whether you are married or a creative pair looking for a unique experience- marriage is not a prerequisite! You can make wonderful memories while you create a symbol of your union and love.
Prerequisite: None
What to bring: Clothes you don't mind getting dirty and creativity
When: Please call 905.689.5222 to book
Cost: $260

For more information & registration please call: (905) 689-5222


      One Day Build Your Own Ring Workshop

One Day Build Your Own Ring Workshop
In this one day workshop you will develop the skills to craft your own band ring. Silver is included and you have the option to texture or stamp your own designs. You will work directly with a goldsmith and there's no experience necessary! Our studio can teach up to 6 people and please call to book a spot.
Prerequisite: None
What to bring: Clothes you don't mind getting dirty and creativity
When: Saturdays from 1pm – 3pm. Please call (905) 689 - 5222 to book
Cost: $125

For more information & registration please call: (905) 689-5222


      Group Workshop

Group Workshop
Need a unique idea for a birthday party, bridal shower, corporate party, or just a reason to get together with friends or family? Why not make a personalized piece of jewellery as a group! The studio teaches up to 6 and there's no experience necessary. Groups can choose to create a band ring or a pendent and sterling silver is included.
Prerequisite: None
What to bring: Clothes you don't mind getting dirty and creativity
When: Please call 905.689.5222 to book
Cost: TBD

For more information & registration please call: (905) 689-5222

 


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