Jewellery Making at Forgan Arts Centre
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About the Course
These classes are led by a local jeweller who has been teaching her practice across Scotland for 4 years. Alana comes from a background of textiles and ceramics and graduated with first class honors in Jewellery and metal design at Duncan Of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, before setting up her own jewellery and contemporary craft business East Nook Studio, in St Andrews. Creating silver and mixed media jewellery, Alana offers a host of classes to keep your hands busy and your imaginations full!
Come along and learn how to saw, solder, form and texture your own silver jewellery from scratch! Use both traditional and modern techniques to create your own designs or recreate from the examples.
These classes are for beginners and returners, the price includes silver and materials.
MAKE A SET OF JEWELLERY FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS….
“The perfect classes for an individual or a group of friends to come and learn, socialise and most importantly, to make some shiny jewellery to take home!”
NEW! MAKE A SET OF JEWELLERY ALL DAY CLASS FOR BEGINNERS & RETURNERS
In this one day class you will be introduced to the basics of making silver jewellery.
You will learn how to saw, solder, form and texture your silver and apply these techniques to make a set of jewellery, from simple hammered rings to earrings and pendant. You can choose what you would like to create with your time, from your own ideas or from our examples.
This would be a great way to make jewellery for Christmas gifts or as a treat for yourself.
You will need a packed lunch. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available at the Centre.
SATURDAY I NOV 17 I 10.30-4.30pm I Adults £120 I Members £110
SILVER BANGLES WORKSHOP
Make a set of 2 textured silver bangles joined with a silver ring.
In this workshop we will saw, file, solder, form and texture the bangles with our tools before polishing these up ready to wear.
TUESDAY 27 NOV I 10am-2.30pm I Adults £90 I Members £80
*the jewellery classes are open to high school children from 12 years, if accompanied by a paying adult.
MAKE A RING WORKSHOP
In this quick workshop you can make a textured silver ring using simple soldering and hammering techniques, ready to wear that evening!
TUESDAY 30 OCT I 6.30-8.30pm I Adults £38 I Members £35
DESIGN A SILVER PENDANT
In this workshop, you will design and create your own simple pendant from a piece of silver, before connecting it to a silver chain.
TUESDAY 13 NOV I 6.30-8.30pm I Adults £48 I Members £45
CREATE YOUR OWN EARRINGS
Dangly or stud? Whichever you prefer, you can make it in this workshop. You will design and create your own simple earrings from a piece of silver, before connecting it to a silver hook or stud fastenings.
TUESDAY 27 NOV I 6.30-8.30pm I Adults £45 I Members £40
OFFER! SET OF ALL 3 CLASSES: Adults £120 I Members £110 ( book as set for discount)
For more information or to book, please Contact Us using the button above.
Forgan Arts Centre is rooted in the community and strives to offer educational and cultural opportunities to people of all ages and abilities, in an environment that enriches well-being.
Established in 1978, the Centre offers a wide variety of classes and events to the residents of Newport-On-Tay and surrounding towns and villages.
You don’t have to become a member to attend our classes, however it dramatically reduces the cost of your course and any other classes throughout the year, as well as helping to support the Centre. If you would like to join us, Membership costs £30 for the year and can be purchased at the Centre or under the members tab on our website
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
Silver & materials included in the price. Tea and Coffee available at the centre