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Epsom Campus - 190 Great South Road, Epsom, Auckland - 1023

Manukau Campus - 22 Amersham Way, Manukau, Auckland - 2104

New Lynn Campus - 4 Portage Rd, New Lynn, Auckland - 0600

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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 scrollwork/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.

Class Details

  • Monday to Friday

  • 9 am to 3 pm

  • Fee - $ 500

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

  • Minimum number of enrollments are required for this class to run

Terms & Conditions

Once your position has been confirmed in our night class, changing your class timings is not possible.

Payment of fee - 

Full fee, payment is required one week prior to commencing class.

Refund Policy - 

i. If the student decides to withdraw up to 3 days before the commencement date, a refund of 50% of the total fee paid will be returned to the student. 

ii. If the student decides to withdraw in less than 3 days before the commencement date, the student will not be eligible for a refund. 

New Zealand School of Art and Fashion (NZSAF) reserves the right, to cancel, reschedule, postpone classes or vary the above-mentioned schedule, in case of insufficient student enrolments, staffing resources or any other matter.

A full refund will be granted to students if the classes are cancelled.