Other Workshops

Join me for one of my workshops at a time and day that suits you!

Book in for a PRIVATE ONE-ON-ONE CLASS or a PRIVATE GROUP SESSION.

We can come to a location of your choice or visit in house at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland and get the full jewellers experience.

PRIVATE ONE-ON-ONE OR GROUP WORKSHOPS 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wedding Band Ring Making Workshop.

Designed especially for the happy couple, this one day workshop will allow both of you to make each other’s rings or design your own through my guidance and support.

You will learn the traditional silversmithing techniques used to make at least 2 finished rings.

Experiment with recycled raw metals such as sterling silver, copper or brass, or get creative by adding electrical wire, cutlery, old jewellery, teapots, lamp shades or blinds to make your masterpieces extra special.   

Have some recycled, reused or repurposed metal or materials you would like to incorporate in your design then let me now and I can see if it is possible.

Access to my tool set, all materials and safety equipment will be included.

This workshop runs for 6 hours.

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland.

Workshop Tuition: $560 / couple + material costs.

Please note: Materials are NOT included in this Workshop fee as each ring design is custom.  A materials quote will be provided alongside a tuition fee invoice in response to your booking enquiry.

 

Kids Metalsmithing - Textured Jewellery Making Workshop.

Join me for a fun, colourful, creative, thought provoking and skill building day. Working with recycled aluminium each child will experiment with pattern, texture, shape, colour and design to personalise their own masterpieces.

The basic metalsmithing techniques of necklace/earring/ring making including metal texturing, filing, sanding and polishing will be explored using a variety of tools.

Each child will have the opportunity to add their own creative touches to their piece along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.

This workshop will run for 2.5 hours so each child can make 1 creation.

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland or a location of your choice can be arranged (numbers will depend on locations).

Workshop Tuition: $60 / child includes materials and use of all tools.

Minimum of 5 children so $300 per class.

Designed for participants aged 10 years to 15 years.

 

Introduction to Metalsmithing - Open Making Workshop.

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate textured jewellery, sculpture or art using recycled metals. 

The basic metalsmithing techniques of mark making including metal texturing, hand sawing, filing, sanding and finishing will be explored using a variety of tools.  You will have the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your pieces along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.

Experiment with raw metals such as aluminium, copper or brass, or get creative with a selection of reused metals including electrical wire, old jewellery, teapots, lamp shades or blinds to make your masterpieces extra special. 

This workshop will run for 4 hours in which you will design your own custom jewellery, sculpture or art.   You will have the opportunity to make up to 2 finished pieces.

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland or a location of your choice can be arranged.

Workshop Tuition: $200 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

 Introduction to Silversmithing - 2mm Ring Making Workshop.

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate textured 2mm width rings using recycled metals. 

The basic silversmithing techniques of ring making including metal texturing, hand sawing, filing, soldering, sanding and polishing will be explored using a variety of tools.  You will have the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your rings along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.

This workshop will run for 5 hours in which you will be making 2 rings.

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland.

Workshop Tuition: $250 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

 Introduction to Silversmithing - 5mm / 10mm Ring Making Workshop.

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate textured 5mm or 10mm width rings using recycled metals. 

The basic silversmithing techniques of ring making including metal texturing, hand sawing, filing, soldering, sanding and polishing will be explored using a variety of tools.  You will have the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your rings along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.

This workshop will run for 5 hours in which you will be making 2 rings.

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland.

Workshop Tuition: $300 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

Introduction to Silversmithing - Cocktail / Statement Ring Making Workshop.

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate a textured statement or cocktail ring using recycled metals.

The basic silversmithing techniques of ring making including metal texturing, hand sawing, filing, soldering, sanding and polishing will be explored using a variety of tools.  You will have the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your ring along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.

This workshop will run for 5 hours in which you will be making 1 cocktail / statement ring -  the design is completely up to you!!!

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland.

Workshop Tuition: $350 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

Introduction to Metalsmithing - Copper Tube Ring Making Workshop.

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate copper rings, using recycled Copper Piping salvaged from my local plumber.  You will have the opportunity to experiment with the size, pattern, colour and finish of each ring to create your own masterpieces.

The basic silversmithing techniques of ring making including metal texturing, hand sawing, filing, sanding and polishing will be explored using a variety of tools.  

This workshop will run for 4 hours in which you will have the option of making up to 3 rings.

 

Workshop Tuition: $200 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

Earring Making - Intro to Metalsmithing Workshop

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate textured earrings using recycled metals. 

The basic metalsmithing techniques of earring making including metal texturing, hand sawing, filing, sanding and finishing will be explored using a variety of tools.  You will have the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your earrings along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.

Experiment with raw metals such as aluminium, copper or brass, or get creative with a selection of reused metals including electrical wire, old jewellery, teapots, lamp shades or blinds to make your masterpieces extra special. 

This workshop will run for 4 hours in which you will design up to 2 pairs of earrings.

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland or a location of your choice can be arranged.

Workshop Tuition: $200 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

Introduction to Silversmithing - Bangle Making Workshop.

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate textured bangles using recycled metals. 

The basic silversmithing techniques of bangle making including metal texturing, hand sawing, filing, soldering, sanding and polishing will be explored using a variety of tools.  You will have the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your bangles along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.

This workshop will run for 5 hours in which you will be making 2 bangles.

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland.

Workshop Tuition: $400 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

Introduction to Recycled Wire Weaving Workshop.

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate your own sustainably designed jewellery from recycled anodised wire. 

You will learn how to manipulate recycled wire to make 2 - 3 finished pieces.

Master my signature Meekz “Wrapped Up’ weaving style to design your own free form pieces or follow some examples provided.

Have some recycled, reused or repurposed metal, beads, stones or old jewellery that you would like to incorporate in your design then bring it along and we can see if is possible.

You will receive 2 x 5m rolls of anodised wire of your colour choice. 

You will be shown 2 weaving techniques, creating a necklace and 1 other item of choice.  A third item of choice might be possible if time allows.

This workshop will run for 3 hours in which you will have the option of making up to 3 pieces.

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland or a location of your choice can be arranged.

Workshop Tuition: $200 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

Introduction to Metalsmithing - Riveting Workshop.

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to join metal using cold connections.

The basic metalsmithing techniques of riveting will be taught as well as hand sawing, filing, sanding and polishing, to develop a cohesive design.  You will explore a variety of tools along the way which will give you the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your pieces along the way.

This workshop will run for 5 hours in which you will be making up to 2 finished pieces.

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland or a location of your choice can be arranged.

Workshop Tuition: $200 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

 Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

Introduction to Metalsmithing - Cuff / Open Bangle Making Workshop.

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate cuffs made from recycled metals.

The basic metalsmithing techniques of cuff making including hand sawing, filing, sanding and polishing will be explored using a variety of tools.  You will have the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your cuffs along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.

This workshop will run for 4 hours in which you will be making one to two pieces depending on the design chosen.

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland.

Workshop Tuition: $200 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

Introduction to Metalsmithing - Necklace Making Workshop.

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate textured necklaces made from recycled metals.

The basic metalsmithing techniques of necklace making including hand sawing, filing, sanding and polishing will be explored using a variety of tools.  You will have the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your necklaces along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.

This workshop will run for 4 hours in which you will be making up to 2 pieces depending on size.

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland or a location of your choice can be arranged.

Workshop Tuition: $200 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

Advanced Silversmithing - Copper Tube Ring Making Masterclass.

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate a textured spinner ring using recycled Copper Piping, Sterling Silver and Brass.

The silversmithing techniques of ring making including metal texturing, hand sawing, filing, shaping, soldering, doming, sanding, polishing and metal oxidisation will be explored using a variety of tools.  You will have the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your ring along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.

This workshop will run for 5 hours in which you will be making 1 copper based spinner ring -  the design is completely up to you!!!

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland.

Workshop Tuition: $480 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

Introduction to Silversmithing Earring Hook Making Masterclass Workshop.

Join me for a fun and creative day, learning how to design and fabricate earring hooks from recycled sterling silver using a custom made earring jig.

The basic silversmithing techniques of hook making including hand sawing, filing, sanding and polishing will be explored using a variety of tools.  You will have the opportunity to add your own creative touches to your hooks along the way, while learning key techniques and skills.

This workshop will run for 2 hours in which you will be making up your own earring jig and design up to 4 styles of hooks.  You will also go home with 8 pairs of sterling silver hooks in a style of your choice.

The workshop will be held at Meekz HQ in Lutwyche Queensland.

Workshop Tuition: $150 / person includes material costs and use of all tools.

Designed for participants aged 16 years and older.

 

If you are interested in a private one on one class or private  group session, please fill in the form below.