This course is for those who wish to learn the fundamentals of hand engraving, and will suit participants that have an understanding of jewellery manufacturing processes.
Our tutor, is a practicing Engraver with many years experience in the Trade.
He will share basic skill-sets with you to practice and build on. He will introduce essential tool preparation, basic letters, scroll work, drawing and cutting. Time permitting, we will also introduce detailed scroll work / inscription.
The following tools are required from the first day:
1x 2.5mm square Graver- high speed steel
1x half head short neck handle
Norton oilstone or similar
1x 4/0 polishing paper
Setting cement/brown wax
Pencil, ruler, rubber
A box of plasters, (you know it’s inevitable)
You will need to bring a bib apron, wear closed toe shoes and if you wear your hair long it must be tied up.
Fees: $425.00 inclusive of materials
This class will run late June 2019
Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm
Materials supplied by the school: Copper to work on, glass flat and hand peg