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If you are already lingering in this category you may well be someone who knows the excitement of walking into a bead shop and running your eyes over piles of gorgeous beads. And how versatile beads are for creating uniquely stylish jewellery and clothing! This section includes bead courses of all kinds; hot glass bead making; beach combing for unusual beads; and of course working with beads to wire or string elegant necklaces and bracelets. You might have a yen to create beads from wood, metal, glass or ceramics... the choice is yours. Bead courses make a great present for a friend or family member and can be a fantastic way to spend a hen party or entertain a group.

Image for Flamework/Lampwork Beads for Beginners
Flamework/Lampwork bead making is the process of making glass beads using; in this case, a hot head. In this beginner's 1 to 1 class we will look at: equipment and health and safety, using the torch, making a basic doughnut shaped bead, plus decoration and some shaping. Expect to make around 8 beads in this 3 hour session. I also offer a 1 to 2 course if you'd prefer to share the torch and bring...
Image for Silver Jewellery One Day Workshops At Studio Budgie Galore, Sheffield
Next course on 21st January 2017
Learn a range of jewellery making techniques on this fun one day workshop at Studio Budgie Galore, a brand new workshop based at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield and take home at least one piece made in silver at the end of the day. This one day course is suitable for beginners as well as students with previous experience of jewellery making. You will be introduced to the workshop, all the tools and equipment and...
Image for Jewellery Making & Silversmithing - Weekly Evening & Daytime Courses at Studio Budgie Galore Sheffield
Next course on 24th April 2017
Weekly Classes run term time on a rolling basis in 8 week blocks. We currently have classes on a Monday and Thursday evening and Thursday mornings and aftyernoons in a brand new studio space at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield. These classes are a perfect way to begin or continue learning and enjoying making pieces of jewellery. We welcome beginners as well as students with previous experience of jewellery making also. The rolling 8 week...
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This is a full day intensive course to give you an introduction to bead making and lampwork. All aspects of glass bead making for beginners will be covered, tools & equipment, health & safety, types of glass etc followed by demonstration and practice of basic tasks such as pulling stringers and making various types of basic beads. At the end of the course you will have made several styles of bead and be familiar with...
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Next course on 11th February 2017
I will be covering a range of ideas and techniques for making a variety of decorations or gifts in time for Christmas. In the morning you will be shown how to make felt balls, tassels and cords, leaves,and petals which can be used to make tree decorations, baubles, angels or festive bunting . After lunch, you will be shown how you can make what you like to make as a finished piece. At Present, I...
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Jewellery designer for over 20 years, and a Theo Paphitis 'Small Business Sunday' #sbs winner on twitter Learn how to make beaded earrings, necklaces and bracelets - after a brief demonstration showing you the basic techniques in beaded jewellery making - you can then have a go to make your own items of jewellery, choosing from a large selection of beads - with guidance! These workshops are enjoyable, sociable and best of all you come...
Image for Beginners Jewellery Making - Surrey
Suitable for all levels of experience, whether you are a complete beginner or already jewellery making and looking to fill knowledge gaps and improve your technique, our Fashion Jewellery programme is comprehensive training for anyone who would like to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence in making fashion jewellery. A mixed ability class, you'll find it a supportive learning environment where students learn from and inspire each other. This hands on training takes place in...
Image for Flamework/Lampwork beads taster ..glass melting in the flame with Jewellery making workshops options on the day
Come and spend 3 hrs having addictive fun on my lamp....you will watch a demo of how to make glass beads in the flame and you will them be let lose on the torch to make your own. You can spend the entire time playing with glass, or split your time with flamework and making the beads into jewellery to take home. All materials and snacks supplied...........bring a friend and get 50% reduction for the...
Image for Learn To Kumihimo (Japanese Braiding) On The Norfolk/Cambs Border
Kumihimo is the traditional art of Japanese braiding. This wonderful art form is worked using a small foam round disk or square plate creating a beautiful braid which can be worked in a variety of different styles and materials. During a beginners class we will be learning how to make the 8 warp round braid using the round disk. Kumihimo is a wonderfully versatile medium, by using different materials , adding various beads or using...
Image for One day silver pendant and earring workshop
The day starts with a demonstration on how to use a saw frame to cut out your designs,then texturing and forming the surface and lastly soldering.We will look at designs there is plenty of inspiration in the workshop for you and of course I'm at hand to help.By the end of the day you will have a finished pendant and earrings in silver ready to wear.The course is for a minimum of 3 and maximum...