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Mac Art Jewellery

During this creative and hands-on jewellery program, aspiring silversmiths will explore their creativity and design and make their own handmade jewellery from 100% recycled sterling silver.

Participants will build their skills, making a range of jewellery pieces. A self directed silver jewellery project of your choosing eg a sterling silver ring, a sterling silver pendant.

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  • Adults: $396.00
  • Under 18: $242.00

Prices include GST


Age 16+
Skill Level Everyone
Time slot Whole Day
Status bookings open July 1, 2018.
Location Bellingen High School

More about the course

A self -directed silver jewellery project of your choosing.

You will learn professional jewellery making skills including:

·         Use of professional trade tools – jeweller’s saw, jeweller’s files, and stone setting

·         The complex process of jewellery silver soldering

·         Conceptual jewellery design skills.


This workshop is suitable for beginners and has a strong focus on design and creativity. We’ll steer clear of cookie-cutter production and allow room for you to design meaningful and beautiful pieces of wearable art that are as unique as you are.




Ian McArthur

Ian McArthur

Ian 'Mac' McArthur has taught many students, both stone cutting and jewellery manufacturing, over the years. Many have continued in a professional capacity.

Mac's experience as a designer, manufacturer and teacher gives him the ability to bring out the inherent creativitity within each student, from the initial conceptual drawing through to the construction phase, and onto the polish and final finish. 

Mac has the ability to facilitate a positive and fun working environment whilst connecting students to trade jewellery techniques and the artists process. Check out his website www.macsopals.com 

For further information please email mac@macsopals.com 


Course Requirements

The materials cost will be $160 per participant for materials which will cover the first three days while you make your pendant, ring and earrings/cufflinks as well as your self-directed projects for the remaining two days.

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