Silver Jewellery Workshop

Course Overview

Join us to learn what it takes to make your own Silver Jewellery in this creative and crafty workshop,

Tailored for complete beginners, this practical course introduces you to traditional jewellery making techniques, including saw-piercing, drilling, annealing, ring making, polishing, and soldering. Guided by experienced tutors, you will have the opportunity to bring your unique designs to life while gaining hands-on experience in crafting exquisite pieces.

Throughout the workshop, you will create a pendant from brass and a textured ring from sterling silver, providing you with tangible results and a foundation in essential jewelry-making skills.

Join us for a day of artistic exploration and leave with your own beautiful, handcrafted silver jewellery design and newfound skills to continue your journey in the world of jewelry making.

Please note: Materials cost of $55 is payable to the tutor at the beginning of class.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

Course outline

In this course you will learn:

  • Saw-piercing
  • Drilling
  • Filing
  • Hand polishing
  • Ring-making
  • Annealing
  • Texturing
  • Soldering

Course outcome

At the end of the course, you will have made a saw-pierced pendant from brass and a textured sterling silver ring.

What you need to know

Entry requirements

This level is for the complete beginner and requires no prior knowledge. It is also suitable for those who may already have some previous jewellery or metal work skills.

What you need to provide

  • Pen and pad
  • Fine point permanent marker such as a fine point Sharpie
  • $55 materials fee – payable to tutor at beginning of session
  • Fabric apron – not plastic
  • Hair tie (if you have long hair)
  • Reading/close work glasses if you use them
  • Lunch, drink

Other information

  • Please wear closed- in shoes – and keep long hair tied back.
  • Material cost – $55 payable to tutor at class.

Class details

Start Date22 June 2024
End Date22 June 2024
Time9:00am - 4:00pm
TutorSarah Whitlock


Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Enrol

Step 1

Anyone 18 years or older may enrol into our non-accredited short courses by: • choosing the course you are interested in and; • finding a day and time that is suitable.

Step 2

After selecting your course and class. click ‘’Enrol Now’’ and enter your details. • You will be asked to verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address. • Once you have returned to the enrolment page you will proceed through the secure checkout and payment process. • Alternatively, you can call customer service on 1300 845 888. To view our Terms and Conditions, please visit:

Step 3

Once your enrolment has been processed, you will receive the following emails: • Enrolment confirmation: you will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. Please check and read your Terms and conditions. • Tax invoice: the payer of your enrolment will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. • Course reminder: you will receive a reminder the day prior to your class commencement. • Zoom link (for remote zoom classes only): you will receive a Zoom link and password the day prior to class commencement. If your course has multiple sessions, use the same link and password to access each session.