Full time Traditional Silversmithing
$27,000.00 + Materials course duration Two years
9.30am – 4pm
Monday to Wednesday
Some of the Topics covered
….. and SO Much More!
This full-time program will allow those who complete it the ability to start their own Silversmithing business, contemporary or traditional workshop confidently.
This course covers all aspects of Hand fabrication within the industry and includes all tool making and smithing processes.
Not to be missed this training is conducted by our Senior head lecture Master Silver and Goldsmith Jacques Fabian.
Placement is limited Maximum of 4 students. This limit on attendees allows for greater one on one guidance.
Some Subject topics covered are as follows:
1) Repairs – Hollow wear
4) Texturing and textured finishes
5) Repoussé and Chasing
6) Box making
7) Bowls and Vessels
8) Mixed Media
9) Casting Techniques
10) Tricks of the Trade
11) Larger traditional items – Challaces
13) Engraving on precious metals
14) Rhodium and Gilding processes
15) Hydraulic Die Forming and pressing processes
16) Formulas, Measurements and Calculations
17) Occupational Health Welfare and Safety (OHW & S)
Included in your fees are:
Use of Studio tools and equipment
Trade suppliers list
Things you are required to provide:
A4 spiral bound Visual Arts diary
Black BIC fine point pen
Permanent marker pen – fine point black or blue to make your metal
2B Pencil, mechanical pencil, Eraser, Ruler
Materials – Metal and Gemstones