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Introduction to silver clay in Monmouthshire

Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery Workshop in Monmouthshire

Duration: 09.45 - 16.30

Price: £120

Book with: Annamarie McHugh
at Jewellery by Annamarie

Craft Renaissance Gallery
Kemeys Commander
NP15 1JU

About the Course

Silver clay looks and feels like porcelain but when fired it is 99.99% pure silver.
For those who want more than a taster, this workshop will show you how to handle the clay for best results. You will design a pendant and earrings/or keyring and complete the project from start to finish with tips for best results and any assistance required. You will texture or pattern your pieces before firing, either in clay or greenware stage, you will be shown both.
The workshop will take you through cutting, texturing, filing, pre-fire sanding, firing, sanding, oxidising, polishing and finishing.
You will add findings and a chain so that your jewellery is ready to wear when you take it away with you.

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?

Come spend some time in our beautiful, fully equipped workshop and get creative in one of our jewellery making classes! Set in the beautiful countryside of Monmouthshire.
Easy to find and free parking available.

All materials and tools will be provided along with plenty of tea/coffee and biscuits. The course includes 10g of lump clay and access to the workshop silver paste pot as required.
This is a full day course so you will need to bring lunch with you. A speciality coffee and cake will also be provided to round off your lunch.

Want to review this course?

Had a brilliant day, really lovely experience. We made jewellery that I love and left the workshop wearing. Anna-Marie has been fantastic. We will definitely be back! xx

- - #25531

A totally fantastic day. We learnt so much and came away with amazing earrings and necklace to wear. We had fun, a great lunch at the gallery café and the workshop was great. Thank you so much.

- - #25530

I met Annamarie last year at an event in the Midlands and I have a piece of jewellery handmade by her. I know that she combines traditional silversmithing and metal clay to make a lot of her pieces. This is what I wanted to try. So this week I spent a day with her, tailor made for me to have a go at both basic silversmithing and metal clay. It was a really good day - I learned so much. Annamarie gave me lots of pointers about what to have a go at on my own as a start and I will go back to her studio to learn more. She worked at my pace but pushed me a bit too when I was hesitant to try things. Would definitely recommend.

- - #25357

This has been a complete shock. It was bought as a gift for me and I'd never have thought of buying it for myself as I didn't really know anything about metal clay - but it is amazing. It's magical the way it is silver when fired and I'm now hooked. This lady is super clever with the clay - her work is amazing but most of us on the day were new to the clay and she was fab - so generous with her information and patience and I can't believe I left with a pendant and earrings to match - which I'm wearing right now! I travelled a bit of a way but I definitely plan to come back - hopefully for a one to one session. Thank you for a really great day......what a fab gift it turned out to be.

- - #25335

Loved it!! A wonderful day. Anna is lovely and so talented. The workshop was very informative and great fun - I feel totally inspired and it's wonderful to go home with jewellery I'll wear. Thank you.

- - #25301

I've had the most wonderful two days! Packed with lots of information, practice and full of joy. I'm over the moon - thank you so much for such a fabulous time.

- - #25230

A fantastic course - very informative and something I will do again. Useful tips and skills so that I can replicate things at home. Thank you so much.

- - #25229

Fabulous course. So much fun creating a pretty piece of jewellery along with loads of information on how to create more at home. Would definitely recommend.

- - #25227

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 18th January 2020
Saturday 25th January 2020
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Evenings
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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