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AJS Jewellery-Making Demonstrations

Check out these videos by talented presenters on a wide range of jewellery-making topics.

 


Meet the Presenters

Watch the video below to meet some of our presenters. (90 sec)


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Ep 31 - How to Make a Spinner Ring (42 min)
Penny Layton demonstrates how to make a spinner ring. 
Connect with Penny on Instagram @rustictreasuresjewellery


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Ep 37 - How to Create a Personilsed Ring using CAD (60 mins)
Kahni Burrows demonstrates how to used CAD software to create a personalised ring. 
Connect with Kahni on Instagram @picklethespacedog


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Ep 36 - Successfully Cut & Polish Quartz (60 min)
Jackie Ribbons demonstrates how to successfully cut and polish quartz. 
Connect with Jackie on Instagram @jackieribbons


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Ep 35 - Riveting Rivets (60 mins)
Katherine Grocott continues her riveting rivets series by demonstrating tube rivets.
Connect with Katherine on Instagram @katherinegrocott


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Ep 34 - How to: Fold Forming - The Basics in Creating Shapes (65 mins)
Dan Cox demonstrates fold forming and the basics in creating shapes.
Connect with Dan on Instagram @dancoxartstudio


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Ep 33 - Decorative Design Using Wire (57 mins)
Chris Sherwin demonstrates how to utilise wire draw plates and provide design options using wire.
Connect with Chris on Instagram @chrissherwindesign


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Ep 32 - Grain Set Cast in Place Faceted Stones (57 mins)
Kirra-lea Caynes demonstrates how to grain set cast-in-place faceted stones using sand casting.
Connect with Kirra-lea on Instagram @kirraleajewellery


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Ep 31 - How to Make a Silver Ring (55 min)
Penny Layton takes us through all the steps involved in making a silver ring.
Connect with Penny on Instagram @rustictreasuresjewellery


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Ep 30 - Making Findings for Jewellery: Bails for Pendants (70mins)
Chris Sherwin demonstrates how to make bails for pendants. 
Connect with Chris on Instagram @chrissherwindesign


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Ep 28 - Finessing your Glass Engravings (60 mins)
Aaron Micallef demonstrates how to finesse your glass engravings. 
Connect with Aaron on Instagram @aaronmicallef.artist


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Ep 28 - How to Design a Locket using CAD Software (60 mins)
Kahni Burrows demonstrates how to design a locket using CAD software. 
Connect with Kahni on Instagram @picklethespacedog


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Ep 27 - Introduction to Laser Engraving (45 mins)
Rene Vera introduces us to laser engraving. 


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Ep 26 - Riveting Rivets (43 mins)
Katherine Grocott demonstrates joining metals with flush rivets.
Connect with Katherine on Instagram @katherinegrocott


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Ep 25 - Creating Texture with Burs 
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Dan Cox demonstrates how to create texture with burs. 
Connect with Dan on Instagram @dancoxartstudio


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Ep 24 - Cast in Place Faceted Stones - Flush Style 
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Kirra-lea Caynes demonstrates how to cast in place faceted stones - flush style. 
Connect with Kirra-lea on Instagram @kirraleajewellery


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Ep 23 - Solding Findings on Jewellery (60 mins)
Chris Sherwin demonstates practical methods to attach fittings to earrings and brooches when soldering. (using various soldering techniques to make strong and accurate placement of roller catches, pin joints and earring posts and fittings)
Connect with Chris on Instagram @chrissherwindesign


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Ep 22 - Quality Marking your Metal Creations (54 mins)
Chris Sherwin demonstates how to 'quality mark' your metal creations.
Connect with Chris on Instagram @chrissherwindesign


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Ep 21 - Sand Casting: Flat Backs & Multiple Sprues (59 mins)
Kirra-lea Caynes demonstrates sand casting flat backs & multiple sprues. 
Connect with Kirra-lea on Instagram @kirraleajewellery


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Ep 20 - Getting the Best From Your Boulder Opals (58 min)
Jackie Ribbons demonstrates how to get the most from Boulder Opals
Connect with Jackie on Instagram @jackieribbons


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Ep 19 - Sand Casting: Mould Making with Findings (60 mins)
Kirra-lea Caynes demonstrates mould making with findings. 
Connect with Kirra-lea on Instagram @kirraleajewellery


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Ep 18 - Absolute Basics of Free CAD (60 mins)
Kahni Burrows demonstrates the basics of free CAD. 
Connect with Kahni on Instagram @picklethespacedog


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Ep 17 - Resizing Rings in Clay (51 mins)
Kirra-lea Caynes demonstrates rizing rings in clay. 
Connect with Kirra-lea on Instagram @kirraleajewellery


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Ep 16 - Riveting Rivets (51 mins)
Katherine Grocott demonstrates joining metals with rivets.
Connect with Katherine on Instagram @katherinegrocott


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Ep 15 - Square Bezel Setting Cabochon Stones (62 mins)
Dan Cox demonstrates how to Square Bezel Set Cabochon Stones.
Connect with Dan on Instagram @dancoxartstudio




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Ep 14 - Glass Engraving with Diamond Burs (57 mins)
Aaron Micallef demonstrates engraving glass with diamond burs. 
Connect with Aaron on Instagram @aaronmicallef.artist



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Ep 13 - Setting Using Doming Blocks & Collet Plates - Part 2 (57 mins)
Chris Sherwin is back for part 2 to demonstrate setting using doming blocks and collet plates.
Connect with Chris on Instagram @chrissherwindesign


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Ep 12 - Setting Using Doming Blocks & Collet Plates (60 mins)
Chris Sherwin demonstrates setting using doming blocks and collet plates.
Connect with Chris on Instagram @chrissherwindesign



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Ep 11 - Cutting & Polishing Opals (68 min)
Jackie Ribbons demonstrates the art of cutting and polishing opals. 
Connect with Jackie on Instagram @jackieribbons


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Ep 10 - Bezel Setting Cabochon Stones (71 min)
Dan Cox demonstrates how to Bezel Set Cabochon Stones
Connect with Dan on Instagram @dancoxartstudio



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Ep 9 - Sand Casting with Texture (66 min)
Kirra-lea Caynes shows us how to add texture to our Sand Castings.
Connect with Kirra-lea on Instagram @kirraleajewellery



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Ep 8 - Introduction to Sand Casting (60 min)
Kirra-lea Caynes introduces us to Sand Casting
Connect with Kirra-lea on Instagram @kirraleajewellery


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Ep 7 - How to Create Hollow Rings - Part 2/2
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Chris Sherwin resumes the process of creating a hollow ring.
Connect with Chris on Instagram @chrissherwindesign


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Ep 6 - How to Create Hollow Rings - Part 1/2
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Chris Sherwin commences the process of creating a hollow ring.
Connect with Chris on Instagram @chrissherwindesign


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Ep 5 - How to Create Stacking Rings (Online 42 min)
Cath Lee explains how to make stacking rings.
Connect with Cath on Instagram @alices_earth


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Ep 4 - How to Add Texture to a Sterling Silver Ring (Online 5 min)
Dahna Mak demonstrates how to add texture to a sterling silver ring with a micrtomotor. 
Connect with Dahna on Instagram @madame.mak_jewellery


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Ep 3 - How to Clean & Polish your Raw Castings with Micromotor (Online 59 min)
Dahna Mak demonstrates how to clean and polish your raw casting, in this case a sterling silver ring, utilising a micromotor.
Connect with Dahna on Instagram @madame.mak_jewellery


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Ep 2 - How to Clean & Polish your Raw Castings Manually (Online 59 min)
Dahna Mak demonstrates how to clean and polish your raw casting, in this case a sterling silver ring.
Connect with Dahna on Instagram @madame.mak_jewellery


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Ep 1 - Introduction to Wax Carving (Online 55min)
Dahna Mak goes through the tools and processes to create a wedding band.
Connect with Dahna on Instagram @madame.mak_jewellery


 

Silver Plating Demonstration (2hours 10min)
Peter Thompson takes you through the steps to do silver plating. 



Wood Carving & Engraving (Brisbane 1hr 34 min)
Peter Ward demonstrates wood carving techniques to further improve your own skills.


Basket Setting

Basket Setting (Perth 1hr 54 min)
Max Butcher demonstrates how to make a basket setting along with any tips and tricks that can make your job easier.

 


Bone Carving

Bone Carving (Brisbane. 2hrs 25min)
Rod Perry demonstrates where to source your bones, how to prepare them and how to carve and finish your design.

 


Kinetic Components (Brisbane. 2hrs 56min)
Renata demonstrating how to incorporate kinetic movement into jewellery designs using hinges, rivets, and other movable joints. 

 


 

Riveting (Brisbane. 2hrs 30min)
Clare demonstrating how to cold join your Easter gifts.

 


Non-Conforming Dies For Hollow Forms (Brisbane. 2hrs 30min)
Dan uses simple equipment to create a non conforming hollow shape in two halves that will be soldered together to form one hollow form. He demonstrates each step including how to ensure a clean join between the two halves, soldering on subsequent details and finishing techniques. 

 


Cold Connections

Cold Connections (Adelaide. 57min)
In this video above Master Silversmith, Jacques Fabian demonstrates the technique of joining metal together without the use of heat or solder.

 


Texturing (Brisbane. 1hr 15min)
Clare demonstrating various texturing methods including embossing dies, make your own texturing hammer, reticulation, roller imprinting.

 



Working with Wax (Brisbane. 1hr 41min)
Kahni builds up a wax model by depositing wax using various tools and techniques.

 



Dedeco Polishers (42 min)
Bill Hill shares tips and tricks around Dedeco Silicone polishers.
He discusses the various profiles and provides suggestions for how you would use them.