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About the Course
Come along and learn how to make a pendant with two distinct sides that can be worn in more than one way. During this course you will learn how to make your own patterns and surface decoration on silver tiles using stamping tools and rolling mill. You can use these to manufacture a truly versatile pendant to gift or wear. Ideal for someone who has tried a bit of jewellery making but want to improve skills beginners are welcome too. To book go to website courses page.
We will cover plenty of theory as well as techniques that are used universally in silversmithing and goldsmithing.
For beginners and beyond
Rachel Hearne studied Jewellery and Metalsmithing in the USA and has been teaching all levels of students for over 15 years. She has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally.
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What's included in the price?
Materials and sundries
Artisan Local Coffee, Tea and Biscuits included
My one to one class with Rachel was just what I wanted and needed. I have done a course with Rachel before. Rachel has a nice way about her which makes you comfortable with your ability, always encouraging and helping you achieve your goals .
This one to one was an extension of the course I did at Halton Mill. The things I had picked up in those classes really helped me. I am pretty much a beginner and I am making bracelets, earrings and rings. My next project will be an inlaid ring.
One of best things with one to one tutoring, is you pick up so much. It went so fast, which was a shame because I was enjoying it so much , hopefully I will be booking another soon.🤗
Wend - - #27991
Response from Rachel Hearne Jewellery:Wendy I am so pleased you found it useful. We really did cover a lot and I could see how fast you were absorbing it. I think you will find that with a little more practice you will be flying! I look forward to seeing you again soon but until then happy smithing.
Loved every minute and came away with fantastic piece of jewellery
A definite must! Rachel is a great teacher
Kerry - - #27879
Response from Rachel Hearne Jewellery:Thank you Kerry! I hope to see you again soon.
I attended an 'Introduction to Metal Clay, day workshop. It was fabulous! Rachel is an amazing silversmith and a natural teacher. She gave clear information and instruction; modelled what we were expected to do and then let us get on with it, offering one to one guidance and support in a calm, patient and supportive manner. She was encouraging and enthusiastic throughout the day and was able to offer new learning for all the different levels of experience there.
The whole day was positive and productive and a lovely creative way to spend time. I can't recommend it highly enough. It has sparked a new hobby for me and I can't wait to attend another class. Thanks Rachel : )
Steph Johnson - - #27843
Response from Rachel Hearne Jewellery:Thank you for that Steph you are a joy to have in the studio. I am pleased to see your progress and hunger for more information. Keep making!
I have been attending group workshops with Rachel for several years now and I hope to continue doing so. Her knowledge, enthusiasm and patience make her courses a joy to attend. Rachel makes sure that all members of her classes get individual, as well as group, attention and she is able to cover all skill levels in an easy to follow and relaxed style.
Barbara - - #27810
Response from Rachel Hearne Jewellery:Thank you Barbara you are a pleasure to teach. Your continual progression is so exciting to witness and design challenges you have set for yourself are beautiful. I I’m looking forward to what 2020 will bring.
Thoroughly enjoyable afternoon spent with Rachel, who helped me create my design. Rachel is an excellent tutor and instilled confidence in my abilities. She provides a lovely, comfortable environment in which to work and I would have no hesitation in recommending both her group courses and 1:1 sessions. I most definitely will be booking again. Thanks Rachel! :)
Jan Brown - - #27774
Response from Rachel Hearne Jewellery:Jan what a pleasure it was to have you. Your project was a great challenge and you did it with a smile on your face. No broken sawblades....that was very impressive! Gorgeous result today -I hope to see you again soon.
I have been coming to this course for years and Rachel is an excellent and informative tutor. I have learnt so much about jewellery making from her and she is always willing to help with my projects if necessary.
JulieHolmes - - #27760
Response from Rachel Hearne Jewellery:Thank you Julie it has been wonderful to witness your progression over time. You have a wonderful design eye I'm looking forward to what this year brings!
I really enjoyed making jewellery, Rachel is a very good teacher, as a beginner she gave me confidence and guidance at the end of the course. I made some lovely wearable items,hope to enrol again this year on some of her workshops.
Christina Metcalfe - - #27757
Response from Rachel Hearne Jewellery:Thank you Christina your tenacity and attention to detail has really paid off recently. I’m looking forward to seeing you again soon.
We did the 3 stacked silver ring workshop which was exceptionally well taught and resourced. I was so pleased with the silver rings I produced and got to take home with me. Rachel paced the day perfectly and gave us enough guidance but plenty of time and freedom for creativity. I hope we can book a similar jewellery making event again soon.
Sarah Adcock - - #27740
Response from Rachel Hearne Jewellery:Thank you Sarah for that lovely review. It was great to have you and I’m so pleased you enjoyed the workshop.
I had a wonderful day, Rachel is a fantastic teacher!
Akasha - - #27302
Response from Rachel Hearne Jewellery:Akasha it was great to meet you. Thank you for attending you were a fantastic addition to the class I really enjoyed your enthusiasm and energy. I hope to see you again in the future and many thanks for taking the time yo review me :)
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