What you'll do
This course will introduce you to the basics of a traditional silversmithing craft. No previous experience is required. Firstly I will Introduce the hand tools and equipment, followed by demonstrating simple techniques including saw piercing, soldering, filing and finishing. You will design and make a charm pendant in sterling silver, with the guidance and mentoring which will enable you to adapt ideas. A 3X4 cm silver sheet and all hand tools and equipment are on site. You will get to take away a piece of jewellery made from precious metal that you can either proudly wear yourself of gift the piece to someone special.
I have 10+ years experience as a fashion designer, 5+ years as a professional jeweller and I'm the founder of NOMERA Jewellery. I've lived in Kuwait, Dubai, Beijing, Hong Kong. I'm currently based in Almada, hosting workshops and sharing this passion with others that have an interest in designing and/or making jewellery or just curious about the craft and want to learn more.
There will be a small selection of snacks available, for example crisps, nuts, grapes etc.
There will be a small selection of drinks available, for example water, tea, coffee, juice etc.
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Where you'll be
We will conduct our workshop at my home studio in Cacilhas on the 9th floor with a balcony that looks out to the Rio Tejo bay. The studio has lots of light and is in a calm, relaxed neighbourhood.
Keep these in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 3 guests ages 16 and up can attend.
Please note that there will be an hour break for lunch. There are lots of cafes and restaurants near by with a mixture of local traditional food as well as other cuisines.
Jewelry making workshop