Silversmithing Jewellery one day workshop at Brightsmiths: One to One tuition



Make a beautiful Sterling Silver Creation to treasure ...Silver ring/ earrings or pendant in a day in our dedicated metalwork shop set in beautiful Rural Suffolk (NB This price is for one to one tuition discounts for more students see below Thanks) This special one day course is a great introduction to making Sterling Silver Jewellery. Your Qualified Tutor will demonstrate each step as you go along & answer any questions. This is a very flexible course, If you just want an Enjoyable Creative Day this is for you ...if you wish for a more in-depth experience , perhaps this is the beginning of a new hobby or business , then bring your notebook as we can do that too! ..Your making day will be tailored to your wishes Learn how To.... your Piece .....add various textures to metal and, practicing first on copper... ......measure & mark out your blank ......choose the correct blade, prepare & use a jewellers piercing saw to cut your silver to size ......Select the best files to straighten & smooth edges .......and form your piece with mallet and mandrel . Then experience soldering your project with your tutor (how many types of solder are there, which one should you use when, and why ? If you wish to know we can teach you) Learn effective techniques to clean off solder and how to get a perfect finish with various abrasives Your tutor will then give your piece a final polish and you will have your own beautiful silver creation, handmade by you, to treasure forever. The one day course includes enough sterling silver for your jewellery project on the course. Each one day course (if not an individual one to one session) has a maximum of 3 students to ensure plenty of tutor attention Tutor is fully Qualified HND Goldsmith with more years experience of making and teaching than she cares to Admit (over 30 anyway ) While there is no public transport to the workshop, students can be picked up by arrangement from Southwold or Beccles at no extra cost Wheelchairs and Disabilities of all kinds will be welcomed wherever possible however the workshop does have its limits so please contact tutor to discuss before booking. To avoid any confusion PLEASE NOTE the price for this course is £250 for Individual Tuition or £240per person for 2 or 3 students attending on the same day. Jewellery making only ( i.e a ring, or a pair of earrings or cuff links, or a medium size brooch or pendant ) If you wish to make larger pieces i.e spoons , bowls, large jewellery, tiaras, etc requiring more materials, stone setting and more tuition time , this will incur higher cost please ask for a quote ..Thanks Also small groups, Hen parties etc may be accommodated at a lower rate depending what you wish to make ( silver earrings are a favourite) .... ... Want a short course ? Sometimes we may be able teach you from 2 to days up to 5 Days by arrangement for a fixed fee For further details and special arrangements please contact us using the Message tutor button on this page. Also note please that the Brightsmiths Workshops , while continuing with precious metal projects , commissions etc was mostly closed to students during the Pandemic .hence our reviews are a little dated (though still excellent , just look at those smiles !) Now we look forward to welcoming you to our courses once again. I look forward to teaching you soon Kind Regards Rosie Price The Brightsmiths Workshops

What's included in the price?

Enough Sterling Silver for Ring, medium size Pendant, brooch or Earrings and all tools provided for course. 8 hours Qualified tuition. Tea & Coffee all day please let us know if you prefer other drinks (no alcohol please:) No other catering at workshop so please bring a packed lunch. Please wear warm comfy old clothes and shoes shoes with covered in toes. Long hair will need to be tied up at times for safety. If you already have a design idea...(not at all necessary as most students design with the tutor during the course).... please let us know before the day so that we can discuss practicality and make sure we have the correct tools ready and materials to hand Thankyou


8 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Hi I'm Rosie Price (nee Stephenson) I run the Brightsmiths Workshops. Part time apprentice Goldsmith at 14 through many unrelated jobs, I always made & sold Jewellery & Silver pieces. At 32 I passed HND Goldsmithing 2yrs at KIAD & self financed 1yr work exp. Thanks to John Donald & Black Treasure. 1996 I was honoured by 1yr residency at Bishopsland, showed in Dazzle exhib Galleries etc 2006, founded Brightsmiths 2012 upsized. Making & Teaching are a lifelong Joy I love to share with my Students

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Pet lovers
  • Weekends
  • Easter
  • Hen dos
  • UK Holiday
  • Parking provided
  • Spooky
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Romantic
  • Father's Day
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Intermediate level
  • Mother's Day
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Daytime (weekdays)
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Rural Workshop, approximately six miles from Beccles and, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6WG