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.
One day silver clay workshop in Loughborough or Market Bosworth.
This is an introductory class to the wonders of Silver Clay. We will show you how to use the clay and help you to design and make your own jewellery. The jewellery will be fired and ready for you to wear home or Why not make a unique gift
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SKILL LEVEL: Beginners / Some experience.
During this relaxed and informal day you will learn new skills to make your very own set of fabulous sterling silver stacking rings. The course covers a range of silversmithing techniques and is a fantastic introduction to working with silver. Making at least three rings, you will be experimenting with surface finishes and setting a semi-precious gemstone.
- How to saw and file silver
- How to...
Learn how to make a piece of jewellery on this one day course. You can make either a pair of earrings (studs or drops) OR you can make a pendant (you may be able to make both depending on the size you decide on).
You will be shown a range of techniques which will enable you to come up with your own design.
The format of the class will consist of a series of short...
- Next course on 30th March 2019
Do you know someone who would be a great jeweller in the making? Learn to design and make your own jewellery in my 2 Day Wax Carving Jewellery Workshop.
Spend the first-day discussing ideas, learning different techniques used in carving wax and producing your very own carving which will be cast for you in silver before your second session.
The second day will be spent cleaning, texturing and polishing your final silver piece/s. Soldering findings...
- Next course on 1st April 2019
First session will be on the 14th January
Second session will be on the 28th January
Over the 5 hours you will learn:
how to design a piece suitable for carving
Carve one of your very own designs in wax
clean and prepare your silver casting
Solder any jewellery findings such as chains and bails
Polish or texture your finished piece of jewellery
Do you or do you know anyone who would be a great...
Learn how to make rings using traditional hand tools & jewellery making methods.
This one day course is a fun way to spend a day and at the end you will have a beautiful set of three silver stacking rings to take home.
This course is taught with demonstrations to a small group with individual attention being given to students where needed.
You can customise your design by adding texture if you want to or...
This is an intensive two day class where you will learn a range of stone settings which will really take your work in silver jewellery to the next level.
The main stone settings covered in this class include:
A simple rub over setting, which involves creating a bezel and encasing a cabochon-shaped stone. This is a key technique for setting stones and is very useful to add to your repertoire of skills as it allows...
One for the indecisive - in this workshop you can create either a silver pendant with chain, or a bracelet with charm.
Don’t fret! You can pick which on the night after the demo
Last chance to get this class at discounted price of £48!
Come along and learn how to saw, solder, form and texture, creating your own silver jewellery from scratch!
In this workshop, you will design and create your own simple charms...
- Next course on 23rd February 2019
This is a great beginner’s introduction to making silver jewellery and is open to anyone, whether they have had some experience before making jewellery or not.
The following topics are covered, with plenty of hands on:
- Introduction to materials and techniques
- Useful tools and resources
- Sanding and filing
- Annealing and preparation for fabrication
- Basic fabrication/soldering
During the day you will learn to make at least one of the...
- Next course on 23rd February 2019
To make a booking, please click through to my website.
Please note, I can only hold a place once a deposit has been received. February 23rd 1 space left, March last few remaining!
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Join Jewellery Tutor Diane Lee to make your own silver jewellery gifts and learn new jewellery skills...