A fascinating introduction to the art and science of enamelling.
The course covers wet enamelling techniques to make a pendant and a pair of earrings, both in silver.
The workshop includes:
Safety briefing and basic enamelling theory. Advice on materials and suppliers. Enamel powder preparation, mesh sifting and stencilling. Use of fire scale as a decorative feature. Finishing and polishing.
Open to both beginners and those with experience.
Tutor: Amanda Graham
Start time: Join us from 9.30am for tea/coffee and introductions. Tuition starts at 10.00am
End time: Tuition finishes around 4.30pm
There is an hour for lunch and breaks whenever you wish.
• Purpose built studio in beautiful Peak District setting
• Relaxed, creative atmosphere
• 4-6 students per workshop
• Open to both beginners and those with experience
• Good fresh food, homemade cakes
• Accommodation on site and nearby if required
• Private groups welcome (minimum 4 people)
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
The fee includes professional tuition, lunches and refreshments. There is an additional materials fee of £30.
This covers silver blanks and a range of enamel colours. All tools and equipment are provided.
A tasty light lunch is included in the course fee. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available all day to help yourself and there will be home-made cake mid afternoon.
Accommodation available at extra charge:
'Godfrey Hole Cottage' - On site. 2 bedrooms. Sleeps 3 (+2 on sofa bed)
'The Counting House' - Georgian town house in Wirksworth, 1 mile away. 1 bedroom. Sleeps 2 (+1 on sofa bed)
Alison Massey at Zantium Studios Ltd
Zantium Studios, Godfrey Hole House Near Hopton Wirksworth, Matlock Derbyshire DE4 4DF