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Hammertime. Open Atelier Silversmithing with Max Gielis

Workshop  /  Technics  /  01 Jul 2024  -  06 Jul 2024
Published: 03.06.2024
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Intro
Are you ready for a unique ride into the fascinating world of silversmithing? Whether you are a complete beginner or have some experience making silverware, the open atelier silversmithing has something for all levels. Hammer away during this open workshop silversmithing. 
When: Monday 1 July to Saturday 6 July 2024, daily from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.
Price: €270 for three days, €540 for six days.

What can you expect?
As a beginner, you will master basic silversmithing techniques during the open workshop. You will learn to saw, file, sand, polish, forge, and use various tools to manipulate sheet or wire metal into different shapes. Under guidance, you will learn how to forge a bowl or a spoon.

For advanced students, the workshop focuses on more complex projects and techniques. You will receive tailored guidance on designing and finishing your own ideas.

With experienced guidance and access to various tools and materials, participants can explore their creativity and take their skills to the next level.

By Whom?
Silversmith Max Gielis will guide you from concept to finished object. A combination of demonstrations, one-to-one guidance, and creative problem-solving are the ingredients of the open workshop. Max studied silversmithing at Sint-Lucas Antwerp and worked as an independent silversmith on commission for Gijs Bakker, Koen Wijngaerden, and atelier Lachaert D'Hanis, among others. He is currently a lecturer at the RHoK Academy in Brussels.​

* Please note! Silver is not included, but we are on hand to advise you on purchasing. A limited supply is available for beginners at the museum. Be quick as the workshop allows only eight registrations. 

Registration:
  • Register for three or six days.
  • For beginners, we recommend three days.
1 to 3 July: Sign up
4 to 6 July: Sign up
1 to 6 July: Sign up
 
Workshop process.
Workshop process

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Workshop process.
Workshop process

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Workshop process.
Workshop process

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Workshop process.
Workshop process

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