Etched Jewellery Workshop

$60.00 $120.00

 

Etching metal is another of Dani’s favourite techniques and such a fun workshop!
We will take plain copper and brass and etch patterns and drawings into the metal to create unique jewellery components.

You can create whatever you like on the day – earrings, charms, pendants – the choice is yours.

We will cover several techniques including the following:

  • Etching Brass and Copper;
  • Cutting Metal;
  • Shaping Metal;
  • Templates;
  • Colouring Metal;
  • Sealing Metal;
  • Plus more……

Please note, that we will not be creating the polymer clay accents as shown in the photos – these are just examples of what you could create with your etched components.

This is very much a student driven workshop. Each student will  be able to create what they wish on the day.

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Description

Date & Time:
Saturday 30th July 2022
10.00am to 4.30pm

Venue:
The Whimsical Bead Studio, in Healesville, Vic
EFTPOS & Credit Card Facilities Available

Tutor:
Dani from The Whimsical Bead
Dani is the Owner/Director of Creativity of The Whimsical Bead and has been creating with polymer clay for over 15 years and that, along with metal, is where her passion lies. Dani loves to teach and pass on her knowledge  and she feels very lucky that people want to learn from her.

Skill Level:
This workshop is for students of all skill levels and patient beginners are welcomed.

Cost:
$120 plus a kit fee of approx. $30 (this may be a little less depending on supply costs).

Price includes tuition, notes, use of tools/equipment, consumables, morning and afternoon tea, tea/coffee.

 All bookings require a deposit with the balance to be paid on the day.

Payment plans are available so please do not hesitate to contact us if you require this option.
Bookings will be made on a first come, first served basis however a deposit must be made before your booking is secure.
Please see our Workshop Terms & Conditions page for full terms and conditions and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns.

Places are strictly limited.

 

What to Bring:
Almost everything you need is included in both the workshop and materials fees however if you’d like to, you can bring the following along;

  • Stamps or Texture Sheets;
  • Metal Shears (Optional);
  • Dapping Block, Punches and Hammer (or borrow ours);
  • Metal Hole Punches (Optional);
  • Bench Block (Optional);
  • Container to bring your finished/unfinished pieces home in;
  • Your lunch (or you can go into town on your lunch break);
  • Notebook/Pen/Pencil if you would like to take notes.

 

If you would like to book a position for this class, you can do so online (preferred, so we all have a copy of the transaction) or call Dani on 0412 662 179.
Once you have booked in, you will receive a manual ‘Confirmation of Booking’ email a week or so before the workshop which will include a booking reminder plus all the information you need for this workshop.

 

Extra Information Regarding COVID:

Please note, COVID safety measures will be in place on the day. These may vary from workshop to workshop according to current government regulations.  We ask that you remember that we are a home based business run by someone with chronic illnesses. Many of our visitors are also immune compromised. Please do not visit the studio if you are unwell in any way, have recently had a covid test and are awaiting the results or have been in contact with someone who has been unwell. If you arrive to the studio and are seen to have covid symptoms you may be asked to leave. We ask that you please respect our guidelines when entering the studio to keep yourself and everyone attending, safe.

Thank you for your understanding. If you have any questions or concerns please just ask.

We look forward to seeing you at the Studio very soon!