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Goldsmithing

At The Goldsmiths School, we aim to provide our students with a practical knowledge and arm them with skills in the fine art of Goldsmithing. We aim to produce jewellery of high quality employing traditional hand techniques and original classical design.

Our unique school caters for novice and advanced students of goldsmithing all ages (minimum age is 16) in a friendly and creative atmosphere offering a range of subjects and courses dependent on level of skill and knowledge.

Students undertake a wide range of goldsmithing projects designed to teach or extend techniques and tool handling skills, utilising instruction and physical demonstration.

Our courses include: (Please click on the links below for a description on each)

The Beginners Course
The Construction Course
The Vocational Course
Advanced Certificate Course (ACE)
Master Classes


The school is owned and run by Elmar and Susan Rothbrust, both qualified Goldsmiths, Silversmiths and Jewellery designers & teachers with Australian and international experience in the trade. After running a successful wholesale manufacturing business and a design studio, they then founded the successful Goldsmiths' School in 1980.

The other teachers at the school are:

Minnie Black
Helen Iliff
David Lenneberg

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