Derbyshire – Dronfield
£70 (including materials) Maximum 4 people
The 5 hour jewellery beginners workshop is a great introduction to working in precious metal (sterling silver). Suitable for 12 years upwards it would make a great gift for someone else or you could come along and enjoy the creative experience yourself
This course will allow you to experience a range of basic jewellery making techniques in a relaxed & friendly atmosphere. It will include marking out, cutting, filing, soldering, smoothing and polishing your silver. You will also be shown how to use different pieces of workshop equipment to add textures to your designs helping you to create that one off masterpiece. Get to grips with simple hand tools by making a pair of earrings using forming and texturing techniques. Then design and create a pendant by marking out, cutting and filing. Finally, as your confidence grows you will manufacture a beautiful finger ring in the perfect size.
The course will start at 10am with coffee, health & safety information and a general introduction to me and my workshop. Following this I will show you the various techniques to complete your first exciting piece. Tea and coffee will be available at regular intervals and there will be a break for lunch. As the day progresses you will complete your projects and by 3pm you will have three pieces of jewellery to be proud of.
Price: £70 including materials (all materials used are sterling silver). Please bring a packed lunch
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