Undertaking a course or workshop with a fine silversmith or goldsmith is both fun and rewarding and the skills will stay with you throughout your life. Fine jewellery making or gold and silver smithing courses will usually cover the precise metalworking techniques required to design and create jewellery using precious metals and gemstones. Ring making may well be covered as well as soldering techniques, polishing and the use of hand tools. Depending on the course you could work with gold, silver, platinum or you may start out using brass, copper or nickel.
Learn to make a solid silver ring using traditional techniques, held in a well- equipped metal-working workshop at Bigbury Mint in Ermington, South Devon. This is a three hour course and you will be taught forming, soldering, texturing and polishing and come away with a finished silver ring.
Group bookings are welcome For more information on the next workshops contact us above.
Design and make a decorative, textured ring using silver sheet and different shaped silver wires. In small groups of up to six, you will be guided through each step of making - learning basic jewellery techniques such as sawing, soldering, hammering and filing as well as shaping, forming, oxidation and cleaning to produce a high quality ring made to size. This workshop is ideal for beginners or those wanting to improve their skills. Tea, coffee...
Each participant will learn the skills and techniques to make two pairs of silver rings. The cost of the workshop is £50 per person and includes all materials and instruction (no previous experience is necessary).
Payment will be taken in advance of the class. Class size - max 6.
- Next course on 17th November 2018
Ever fancied designing and making your own silver ring? Perhaps creating one for yourself or as a gift for a friend? Then this is the workshop for you!
Your tutor will guide you through the stages needed to make your design, giving demonstrations and advice throughout the session. Techniques covered will include saw-piercing, texturing, soldering, and polishing. You will have the opportunity to practice the techniques first with copper, before moving onto silver. By the...
Ever considered making your own jewellery from scratch?
Silver Saturdays are run to allow your creativity to flow whilst showing you the techniques required to make your own jewellery.
You work on your own designs – bring along your own inspiration or find it here as you progress through the day.
Techniques you will learn include
Sawing | Filing | Annealing | Shaping | Soldering | Texturing | Chain Making | Hammering | Drilling |...
Come spend a day of fun in the workshop and come maker your own Silver Spoon Ring!!
Each participant will be taught traditional jewellery making techniques by Silversmith Farryl Bird, such as annealing, texturing, and polishing.
Farryl will work alongside you as you decide which style and design you would like to make for your unique ring.
No previous experience is required.
All you need is an apron (which we have at the studio) and...
Ever wanted to learn to make your own jewellery? Looking for a unique present for a friend? At Enki workshops you can meet new people and learn a new craft with food and drink to keep you going! Classes run from 6pm- 9/9.30 pm. We also take group bookings where you can choose the date and topic.
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A short course where you will get to make a selection of pretty hammered silver rings.
You will get to hammer, form, file and solder silver to create a silver ring all in a morning! Giving you an introduction into all the hand making skills needed to get started in working with silver. Suitable for all abilities.
Class is usually held on a Saturday morning 10:30am - 1:30pm in our workshop in the heart of...
This is a 10 week evening course running on Tuesdays 7-9pm suitable for beginners or those wishing to refresh or update their skills. The course is run in a well equipped studio and class sizes are restricted to a maximum of 5.
Loveluck & Morley offer a silversmithing experience day
Would you like to become a Silversmith for a day? Step into the vibrant, Eclectic North Laine Studio of Loveluck & Morley.
You or your loved one will enjoy a day of creating a unique piece of sterling silver jewellery, using the ancient art of silversmithing. You will take home a minimum of two items of jewellery that you have designed and made under the tuition of...