Playing with Fire to Make Copper Jewellery

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Description

This workshop is a great introduction to the magical, mysterious, centuries old world of metalsmithing.

You will find out why fire is an essential ingredient to jewellery making and use it to make a pair of circular and/or domed earrings of your chosen combination and size.

You will start with a copper sheet and transform this using fire and a variety of silversmithing tools to create a unique set of earrings (or a pendant, if you prefer).

Health and Safety is important and I'll give guidelines as to what to wear.

A minimum of two people is needed to run the course and there's a maximum of four attendants.

Please contact me and we'll arrange a date and time to suit.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All materials are included.

Maker

Helga Put at Colourbuzz

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Venue

Unit 2, Vane Tempest Hall
Maynard's Row, Gilesgate
Durham
County Durham
DH1 1QF

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hearing impaired
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel

Duration

3 hours (flexible times to suit)

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Reviews

In-person
Celia - - #37676

My son (12 years old) and I had a great time and we made some lovely earrings. It was fun and we both learned a lot!

Response from Colourbuzz:

Thanks Celia, it was a pleasure working with you and your son (my youngest customer yet!).

In-person
Jodie Allison - - #37654

Thank you Helga
I really enjoyed the relaxing few hours in your studio. I learnt how to refine my technique and really appreciated using the tools you have. I love my earrings!! Will book again.
Jodie

Response from Colourbuzz:

Thanks Jodie

I thoroughly enjoyed working with you, too. Looking forward to meeting again. Enjoy your gorgeeous earrings!

In-person
Lexie - - #37514

Spent a lovely afternoon with Helga in this workshop. Left with decorated cards and the tools to make more at home.
Helga was a delight to work with and provided guidance, hints, tips and encouragement.

Response from Colourbuzz:

Thanks Lexie, it was great having you all in my studio, making Joyous Dots your own with individual interpretations.

In-person
Linda Pennington - - #37516

A very enjoyable experience. Great way to spend an afternoon with friends learning a new skill.

Response from Colourbuzz:

Thanks Linda, I enjoyed it too! It was great seeing your minimalist interpretation of Joyous Dots.

In-person
Kristy O'Hare - - #36476

I undertook the course with Helga online and it worked really well. Everything was sent in the post and Helga was really warm and inclusive, with my 4 year old wanting to join in! I enjoyed the course and learning the relaxing art of dots and also seeing the variety of work and art that can be achieved with so little. I can't wait to attend another of Helga's courses. Thank you!

Response from Colourbuzz:

Thanks Kristy, it was lovely working with you and your creative 4 year old!

In-person
S and M - - #35002

We spent a very relaxing and interesting 2 hours dotting away with a variety of tools and techniques. All equipment provided and Helga is a lovely tutor. I would recommend this course 100%

Response from Colourbuzz:

Dear S and M

Thank you very much for the lovely review and the lovely afternoon I spent with you two!

Helga

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