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Testimonials

Troy, Robina, Queensland
I have been a student at Fio for several beginner and intermediate courses as well as two master class courses.  The experience at Fio is fantastic, the class size is small and intimate which means there is plenty of one-on-one tuition in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Matt teaches with passion and an amazing depth of knowledge, which brings any idea into being. His skill in design and construction seems limitless. I have learned so many new skills and gained the confidence to take on projects I would never have dreamed possible. Matt instills his sense of pride and passion into his students and our work (and into his fabulous coffee).”

Emilia, Wilston, Queensland
My goldsmithing classes at Fio quickly became the highlight of my working week. The opportunities in Matt’s courses to explore creativity and design are limitless and the quality of the work produced by students is very high, right from the start. Matt is an encouraging teacher and has a solution for every problem. I would highly recommend his courses to anyone interested in learning gold or silversmithing, or anyone looking for a rewarding hobby.”

Corey, Taringa, Queensland
“I have been attending the courses at Fio Contemporary for years.  Why? The instructors are always excellent, providing valuable tips and insights all in a fit-for-purpose facility. The courses are flexible and cover a wide variety of topics for the novice to the adventurous! At Fio I get to explore, learn and create!”

Helen, Brisbane, Queensland
“I very much enjoyed the course. The handouts were great and the demonstrations excellent. I made a pair of beautiful gold and silver earrings that are often admired. Matt provides a very friendly and safe environment in which to learn. It was a great course!”

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