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Sunette van den Berg
Director and Course Facilitator

Experience:

  • BTech Interior Design - Tshwane University of Technology
  • Diploma Jewellery Design and Manufacturing - Tshwane University of Technology
  • Trade Test - Precious Metal working and mounting
  • Rhino CAD certificate – Simply Rhino
  • Assessment College SA: Certificates: Facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies (US 11787), Conduct Outcomes-based Assessment (US 115753), Mentor Learning and Career Development (US 117865 + 114215), Coaching (US 117877)
  • ETQA Quality Assurance Sub-Committee SME: Jewellery Manufacturing, Jewellery Manufacturing in a Mass Production Environment, Jewellery Designing, Jewellery Manufacturing Operations.
  • Full time Goldsmith and Lecturer

Competitions and Awards:

  • Anglo Gold 2001 - Finalist
  • Mr Price Designers at home 2003 - Finalist
  • Carrol Boyes New Designer Search 2005 - Finalist
  • Carrol Boyes New Designer Search 2007 - Finalist
 
Renel Grobler
Course Coordinator and Studio Manager
  • Keeper of the keys and connoisseur of beer.
  • Renel knows her tools and will be able to source any we don’t stock at the studio.
  • If you have a question about Novus or need to find anything in the studio Renel is the one to speak to.
 
Neels van den Berg
Bladesmith / Bladesmithing Course Facilitator

Experience:

  • Forged Knife Course - Stuart Smith - 2007
  • Damascus Course - Bertie Rietveld - 2008
  • Cable Damascus Course - Tiaan Burger - 2009
  • Designing Folding Knives - Tiaan Burger - 2010
  • Slip-Lock Folding Knife Course - Herbst - 2011
  • Introduction to Bladesmithing - Heavin Forge - American Bladesmith Society - 2014

Competitions and Awards:

  • Pass SABA Blade Performance Test (Cut & Bend), 13 October 2012, Southern African Bladesmiths Association
  • APPRENTICE Classification, October 17 2012, American Bladesmith Society
  • Best Art Fixed Blade 2013, Durban Easter Knife Show
  • Best Forged Blade 2013, Durban Easter Knife Show
  • Pass ABS Journeyman Blade Performance Test (Cut & Bend), 8 Feb 2014, American Bladesmith Society
  • Best Dagger (Novice) 2014, Durban Easter Knife Show
  • Best Forged Blade (Novice) 2014, Durban Easter Knife Show
  • Best Bowie 2014, SABA (Southern African Bladesmiths Association)
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