PETER MINTURN GOLDSMITH SCHOOL

(A part of the Ascent Group of Institutes)

Address - 190 Great South Road, Epsom, Auckland 1051

 

Call us today - 09-520-GOLD (09-520-4653)

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JEWELLERY ENGRAVING

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 practising Engraver with many years of
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, scrollwork, drawing and cutting. Time permitting, we will also introduce detailed scroll work/inscription.


The following tools are required from the first day:

  • High-speed steel

  • 1x half head short neck handle

  • Norton oilstone or similar

  • 1x 4/0 polishing paper

  • Setting cement/brown wax

  • Dividers

  • Pencil, ruler, rubber

  • Compass

  • 1x 2.5mm square Graver

  • A box of plasters,  (you know it’s inevitable)

You will need to bring a bib apron, wear closed toe shoes and any long hair must be tied up.

Monday to Friday
9 am to 3 pm

Materials supplied by the school: Copper to work on, glass flat and hand peg