Classes

We’ve designed a variety of fun and rewarding classes for everyone. So whether you’re looking for a quick introduction to jewellery making, or you’re an experienced jeweller looking to upskill, you’ll find something you’ll enjoy. Plus, we’re always happy to work with you to create unique and memorable group experiences.

Monday morning class

Tutor: Mia Straka | Cost: $400

This class is open to all levels of jewellery makers. The beginners will make simple ring bands to start and then move onto making a simple bezel stone setting in a ring or pendant or earrings. It’s up to you! If you have made some jewellery before you can come along to learn new techniques or make your own designs guided by our experienced tutors. This class runs for 8 consecutive Mondays at a cost of $400. Classes that fall on a public holiday will run the following week. Please email us to check availability at: workshopsix@gmail.com.

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Tuesday evening introduction to jewellery

Tutor: Cheryl Sills / Anna Wallis / Jo Anne French | Cost: $400

New students start by making a copper band to familiarise yourself with the tools and learn how to saw, file, shape, solder and polish/texture metal. This is followed by constructing a customised silver band, then a simple cold joining technique project which will teach you techniques such as such as bezel setting or riveting. Cold joining techniques allow for stones or other materials that can’t be heated to be combined with metal. This class is now full, we will post dates for the next block in the coming weeks. Please email us at workshopsix@gmail.com if you would like to register your interest.

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Wednesday dedicated makers

Tutor: Mia Straka / Anna Wallis / Jo Anne French | Cost: $400

This is an evening class for our lovely returning students. Once you have completed at least 2 x eight week blocks of the introduction classes or have had sufficient experience elsewhere, you can join us for diverse making and a friendly supportive environment. The students are producing exciting and varied work at an advanced level. You are free to pursue self directed projects with technical support and assistance with design and concept development.This class is now full, we will post dates for the next block in the coming weeks. Please email us at workshopsix@gmail.com if you would like to register your interest.

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Thursday morning class

Tutor: Anna Wallis | Cost: $400

This class is open to all levels of jewellery makers. The beginners will make simple ring bands to start and then move onto making a simple bezel stone setting in a ring or pendant or earrings. It’s up to you! If you have made some jewellery before you can come along to learn new techniques or make your own designs guided by our experienced tutors. This class runs for 8 consecutive Thursdays at a cost of $400. Please email us to check spaces are available at: workshopsix@gmail.com.

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Saturday workshop

Tutor: Cheryl Sills | Cost: $180

During this one day class you will learn to make two simple ring bands. In the morning we start with copper, getting familiar with the jewellery bench, tools and some basic techniques. By the afternoon you will be producing your customised sterling silver band. This class is open to all levels, students with some experience will be guided through a suitable next project. Cost includes up to 10 grams stg silver per student. Saturday classes will run approximately every 6 weeks, subject to numbers. The next dates are 1 September and 27 October.

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Special group event

Organising a special event with your workmates, friends or family? We will work with you to create a unique experience you and your friends will remember for years to come. Learn how to construct your own customised piece of jewellery, led by established contemporary jewellers at Workshop6. A locally catered lunch/refreshments can also be provided in our sunny and spacious studio, right in the heart of Kingsland village.

We also offer specialised classes including full weekend workshops for secondary school students, please contact us to discuss your needs.

The versatile studio and/or meeting space is available to hire by negotiation, including a kitchenette and table to seat 10 comfortably.

 

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2018 Term Dates

Term One: 13 February – 5 April

Term Two: 7 May – 2 July

Term Three: 30 July – 20 September

Term Four: 15 October – 10 December

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