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Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
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International student means; you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.

Introductory Jewellery

Short Course

Overview

Our Introductory Jewellery short course is designed for beginners. You will learn basic techniques, undergo a series of projects that result in finished jewellery pieces to be worn and admired.

Our Melbourne Polytechnic staff are professional jewellers and are highly regarded in the industry.

Suitable for:

  • Participants wanting to gain skills in Jewellery making
  • Participants who want to expand on pre-existing knowledge
  • Participants wanting to pathway into the Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design

Topics Covered:

  • Saw piercing
  • Drilling
  • Filing and finishing metal
  • Simple surface texturing
  • Silver soldering
  • Ring making – bending and forming
  • Metal doming

Projects include:

  • Saw pierced brooch with riveted pin
  • Sterling silver Russian wedding ring
  • Sterling silver wire pendant
  • Textured dome earrings

Course Outcomes:

Participants will have gained the skills and knowledge to create their own jewellery and apply the techniques to other jewellery pieces.

A Certificate of Completion will be issued at the conclusion of the course.

Participants can create a folio of their work to present for entry into the Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design.

All classes are held in the Melbourne Polytechnic Jewellery Centre with access to full workshop facilities and wheel chair accessibility.

Requirements

No prior knowledge or experience required.

Materials

All materials (including sterling silver) and tools will be provided.


Participants are to bring:

  • A pencil
  • Fine tip permanent marker
  • Notebook
  • Non-synthetic apron
  • Safety goggles

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