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.

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 sterling silver per student. Saturday classes will run approximately every 6 weeks, subject to numbers. The next planned dates for 2019 are 10th August, 21st September, 2nd November. Please email to register your interest or with any questions workshopsix@gmail.com.

 

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Monday morning class

Tutor: Mia Straka | Cost: $420

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 Mondays, missing 9th September, with 16 September being the last class. Cost is $420 excluding any precious metals you choose to use.This class is now full, email us at workshopsix@gmail.com if you’d like to register your interest or be notified of any spots that come up.

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Monday evening class

Tutor: Anna Wallis, Lucinda Barrett | Cost: $420

In this evening class beginners will start by making simple ring bands and then move onto making a bezel/rubover stone setting in a ring or pendant or earrings. This course equips you with basic metal-working skills including cutting, forming, soldering, cold joining and finishing. More experienced students can come along with self directed projects. This class runs for 8 Mondays, missing 9th September, with 16 September being the last class. Cost is $420 excluding any precious metals you choose to use. This class is now full, email us at workshopsix@gmail.com if you’d like to register your interest or be notified of any spots that come up.

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Tuesday evening introduction to jewellery

Tutor: Cheryl Sills, Anna Wallis | Cost: $420

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 runs for 8 consecutive Tuesdays, missing 10th September, with 17 September being the last class. Cost is $420 excluding any precious metals you choose to use. This class is now full, email us at workshopsix@gmail.com if you’d like to register your interest or be notified of any spots that come up.

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Wednesday dedicated makers

Tutor: Mia Straka, Lucinda Barrett | Cost: $420

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 runs for 8 consecutive Wednesdays, with 11th September being the last class. Cost is $420 excluding any precious metals you choose to use. This class is now full. Please email us at workshopsix@gmail.com to register your interest.

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Thursday morning class

Tutor: Anna Wallis / Mia Straka / Cheryl Sills | Cost: $420

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 with 12th September being the last class. Cost is $420 excluding any precious metals you choose to use.This class is now full, email us at workshopsix@gmail.com if you’d like to register your interest or be notified of any spots that come up.

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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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2019 Term Dates

Term One: 11 February – 1 April

Term Two: 6 May – 1 July

Term Three: 22 July – 9 September tbc

Term Four: 14 October – 9 December

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