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Our last class for Term 1 starts on Thursday 10 March and there's still a few places available. Contact us now to book your spot in this 3 week Make a Ring class where you'll learn various metalworking techniques to produce a small series of rings in copper and sterling silver. 

3 Week Make a Ring Class

Thursday evenings starting March 10th
6pm - 9pm

Make Metal Move
Masterclass with Pauline Bern

Saturday 19 March 10am - 4pm & Wednesday 23 March 7pm
(experience required)

Make Metal Move is all about jewellery-scale experiments with hammers, mandrels, stakes and inventions ... No soldering is involved!

Bring ear protection and any hammers, mandrels, interesting bits of metal with shape-shifting potential, questions and imagination ... You might have to come up with the answers! Contact us now for more information.

Project Space Available Now

Whau Studios offer space for artists wanting to work on a short term project of up to three months. Applicants should have completed our beginner and intermediate classes or equivalent qualifications and should be able to work independently.

Project space tenants have use of a large range of workshop equipment including a rolling mill, draw bench, drill press, polishing motor and soldering hearths with oxy/LPG torches, as well as access to our library and communal area for research and conversation. You will have 24/7 access to the studio during your tenancy. Please contact us
for an application form.
We all know how important it is to look after our biggest asset as a jeweller - our hands. Take a look at the hand balance wrist warm up video here (as part of a handstand tutorial).
Make sure you don't apply too much weight on the wrists. The website suggests doing these exercises regularly to improve the strength and flexibility of your hands and wrists.
Fixing the Unbroken: New making on the vessel features the work of David Clarke (UK), Peter Bauhuis (Germany) and Vito Bila (Australia), who push the boundaries of contemporary silversmithing through vessel making. A must-see exhibition, on now at Objectspace.
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