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Four day jewellery making starter class workshops in Sheffield

Four day jewellery making starter class workshops in Sheffield

Duration: 3 hours - 10.30am to 1.30pm (no lunch break)

Price: £120

Book with: Rose Ellen Cobb
at Form & Adorn

Eagle Works, 90 Stevenson Road
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S9 3XG

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About the Course

The aim of this course, which runs over four Saturday mornings, is to enable students to design and make a truly unique piece of jewellery. Various techniques are taught allowing students to pick the methods they like the most.

In sessions 1, 2 & 3 you will be taught the techniques listed below and given time to experiment with copper. By the end of the 3rd session you should have decided exactly what you want to make and therefore Rose will be able to order your silver for you ready for the 4th and final class. If you need guidance when designing your piece, Rose will be there to help. All of the classes are small, ensuring each student can have the attention they need - the maximum number of students in any of Rose's jewellery making classes in 5 people.

Since a student can make whatever they wish (provided the techniques shown enable this) the price of silver is not included in the cost of the course.

Guidance costs:
20mm diameter pendant necklace with a silver chain would cost around £10
4mm thick silver bangle would cost around £30
10mm diameter stud earrings would cost around £5

Who is this course for?
Beginners and people who have made some jewellery before

Techniques covered:
Cutting metal
Filing
Texturing using a hammer, mill & stamps
Soldering
Making a ring
Drilling
Finishing

Who is the course run by?
Rose is a contemporary jeweller who established her jewellery business 'Rose Ellen Cobb' in 2009 at the Craft Exhibition Origin at Somerset House in London. She has exhibited at many Craft Fairs across the country selling her work to the public and through galleries. Her business Form & Adorn is Rose's way of sharing her passion for making with others.

Other things you need to be aware of:
Rose wants everyone to have an enjoyable time on her courses. The workshop can be a hazardous place therefore please read the Health & Safety information on Rose's website if you intend to make a booking. Click on the 'Book online' button to visit the website (this won't commit you to a booking).

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Copper for samples (if needed, extra copper can be bought for a small cost of a few pounds)
Use of tools & workshop space

Extra costs for silver sheet and or wire:
The cost will depend on what you want to make for example:
As little as £4 for a small pair of studs to £30 for a 4mm thick bangle.

Extra costs for components:
Silver earring components (for studs & drops) costs £2.50
Cotton thong , for necklaces, with a silver clasp costs £2.50
18” silver chain is £5 if using one Rose keeps in stock – if you want to choose something else the price will vary.

To book your place click on the 'Book online' button which will take you to Rose's website. Clicking on this button doesn't commit you to booking a place it will just redirect you to the website to find out further details.

4 Saturday sessions lasting 3 hours – 10.30am to 1.30pm (no lunch break)



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 3rd August 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Weekends

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