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Silver Ring or Pendant Making Workshop with Bridget Kennedy

17 June 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 24 June 2018


Make a silver ring or pendant from wax over two Sunday mornings with talented jewellery designer Bridget Kennedy

Cost: $176 (GST included) 
Location: Ground Level, Gallery Lane Cove + Creative StudiosIn this workshop, you will learn the art of silver jewellery making using the lost wax casting method. Learn the processes of carving and preparing waxes to be cast in metal, through to cleaning and polishing your own ring/pendant to take home with you. Learn the skills to create a ring of your own design using a variety of wax working techniques, including carving and forming. These will then be cast by a commercial caster in a metal of your choice. On the second day, learn to clean and polish the cast rings.

Course content
First week (10am – 1.30pm) – Learn to carve and prepare waxes to be cast in metal. Learn how to finish your wax to get a clean casting. Experiment with various types of wax, mouldable and sheet. At the end of the first lesson, your wax ring will be weighed to identify the cost of the metal it is to be cast in. Various metals available, including sterling silver, brass and white bronze. Costs vary according to metal.
Second week (10am – 12.30noon) – Receive your metal rings back from the casters. Learn to clean, file and polish your ring to the finish you desire.


17 June 2018
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Gallery Lane Cove
164 Longueville Road
Lane Cove, NSW 2066 Australia
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Gallery Lane Cove
02 9428 4898
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