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Find copper workshops around the UK. Learn techniques for working with copper, such as copper raising, jewellery, enamelling and sculpture, with talented tutors.
Twisted copper wire workshop at Madeley, Cheshire
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Twisted copper wire workshop at Madeley, Cheshire
Cheshire
£35
We will begin with learning the basics of wirework, tools and types of wires used for various project. There will be a short practice session to form some simple shapes like angles, swirls and how to flatten them. There will be an option to choose a gemstone or beads want to use for your project or you can bring your own beads and jewellery to be upcycled and included in your project. Everything you make will be unique to you. I have always had an interested in crafts and upcycling...
Copper embossed art with Dawn Feeney
Copper embossed art with Dawn Feeney
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 29th September 2019
£38
Dawn Feeney originally started out as a silversmith, gaining a BA hons in Jewellery design and silversmithing at Loughborough, many years ago. While studying, copper was used to make prototypes before making the actual piece in silver and Dawn found the amazing colours and properties of copper very exciting to work with. Copper embossing was the perfect medium to use both her love of sketching and metal working and now exhibits regularly at Galleries and art fairs. Our workshops have been developed to provide a quiet morning of creativity and...
Copper etching
Copper etching
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 20th October 2019
£38
On this 3 hour class, students will be introduced to the basic techniques for etching designs onto copper. Students will experiment using permanent markers and permanent ink stamping pads to create textures, patterns, and images on metal. Students will have the opportunity to make a framed picture and a couple of pieces of jewellery such as a pendant, key chain, earrings, or bracelet. No previous jewellery experience is necessary and this class is suitable for complete beginners including sensible children. All materials and use of tools are included in the...
Rings and Things at Simply Amazing Jewellery School, Nottingham
Rings and Things at Simply Amazing Jewellery School, Nottingham
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£40
A very popular workshop - come and learn the basics of silversmithing, making rings is a great start - but it doesn't stop there - your rings can be embellished, stacked, stamped, soldered closed or left open and adjustable! They could become earrings or chain - a simple ring has so much potential! This is the short of workshop you will be happy to do more than once.
Half day silver/copper pendant and earring workshop
Bronze AWARD
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Half day silver/copper pendant and earring workshop
Monmouthshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£45
In this 3 and a half hour workshop, you will learn how to cut a silver/copper pendant from a selection of basic shapes with a jeweller’s saw or choose from a pre-cut selection, finish and de-burr your pendant, create texture using stamps and create your final pendant or earrings. Options to purchase a chain are also available. As we will be using basic shapes and no soldering is required, the workshop will take place over a morning or afternoon and can fit in with your busy schedule. Evening sessions also...
Enamelling on copper
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Enamelling on copper
Wiltshire
£60
Dilys Fisher of Rosy M Design has been running enamelling courses since 2005. This is a wonderful ancient craft where enamel powder (ground glass) is applied to copper and is then fired in a kiln for approx. 1 minute until the enamel becomes molten and attaches to the copper. If 3 students book together its £60 each, 2 students £90 each or 1 student £180. Courses are suitable for both complete beginners and those with some experience. Beginners are shown how to prepare the copper, apply the enamel and use...
Make your own Christmas decorations from copper
Bronze AWARD
Make your own Christmas decorations from copper
Cheshire - Next course on 16th November 2019
£60
In this one day workshop, you will be guided through making your own copper Christmas decorations. You can either design your own, or use the templates that I will provide. You'll learn a variety of metal working skills, which are transferrable to jewellery making.
Design & Make Your Own Copper Christmas Decorations
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Design & Make Your Own Copper Christmas Decorations
South Yorkshire - Next course on 19th October 2019
£65
A fun session for the festive season, learning the skill of hand piercing, with silversmith Charlotte Tollyfield, to produce unique copper creations for the tree or as an ideal token gift to commemorate the year. You will be greeted by Charlotte at the entrance to the Persistence Works studio building, where her workshop is based, in the heart of Sheffield, who will accompany you to her studio where you will start the day with an introduction to the workshop and all health and safety procedures. Charlotte will then introduce the...
Full day silver and copper pendant making workshop
Bronze AWARD
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Full day silver and copper pendant making workshop
Monmouthshire - Next course on 29th September 2019
£65
Similar to the half day workshop, this full day workshop will allow you to learn how to cut a silver/copper pendant from your own design with a jeweller’s saw, finish and de-burr your pendant, create texture using stamps, learn simple soldering and create your final pendant or earrings from a choice of findings. No previous experience required. The workshop will run from 10.00 until 16.30 with a short break for refreshments. If you would like to create your own more complex shape or would like to learn how to solder,...
Beginners Jewellery Enamelling at Malham Tarn
Beginners Jewellery Enamelling at Malham Tarn
Yorkshire - Next course on 25th August 2020
£65
Learn to make enamel jewellery on a one day workshop, run by the Field Studies Council. Throughout this one day workshop we will be exploring two different enamelling processes on copper, allowing us to experiment with colour pattern and surface texture. Emily Knight will guide you through each stage by demonstrating each enamelling process as well as some of her own experimental mark making techniques, that she has developed within her work. Inspiration for the workshop will be taken from the local environment using the Fen and Tarn. We will...

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