Jewellery Making at Forgan Arts Centre
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About the Course
Interested in learning to make your own Jewellery? Dundee based jeweller Scarlett Erskine is running a five week block of classes for beginners to jewellery making. During this course you will learn the basic techniques of jewellery making to make your very own metal jewellery to take home.
Each week you will learn new techniques and make your own ring, pendant and earrings to take home each evening.
Starting with base metals Scarlett will show you the techniques of sawing, soldering and texturing metal before upping your skills to make a silver ring. Putting your new skills to the test you will work towards designing a silver pendant.
We will begin to look at ways of attaching earring backs to jewellery perfecting your polishing skills to make your own piece of jewellery.
This class is suitable from beginner’s level. Students taking repeat classes will be guided through further techniques to develop your skills. All tools and materials including sterling silver are provided. Extra silver can be purchased as you go.
Five Week Block April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15
TUESDAYS 6.30pm -8.30pm Adults £165, Members £149 Price includes silver.
RING: Make A Ring Workshop
This one off workshop will be led by Scarlett Erskine of ‘Scarlett Erskine Jewellery’ in Dundee.
It is part of a series of three workshops in which you can learn how to make a complete collection of jewellery: ring, necklace or pendant and earrings. You will be shown the basic jewellery making techniques needed to create your very own silver jewellery. You will learn how to saw, solder and texture your silver, making your own pieces to take home.
This class is suitable from beginner’s level. Students taking repeat classes will be guided through further techniques to develop your skills. All tools and materials including sterling silver are provided.
The tutor is highly skilled and experienced. Scarlett graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone in Jewellery and Metal Design in 2012 and has since set up her own business making bespoke jewellery and running jewellery classes throughout the UK.
Learn to make a silver ring or a set of stacking rings
24th April Adult £38 I Member £33 I PER WORKSHOP - PRICE INCLUDES SILVER.
EARRINGS: Make a Pair of Earrings Workshop
Design and make your own silver earrings, or recreate a pair from the examples. Learn to use sheet or wire in your designs and add textures and fixing findings.
8th MARCH I Adult £45 I Member £36 I PER WORKSHOP - PRICE INCLUDES SILVER
PENDANT AND NECKLACE: Learn to Make a Pendant Workshop
Come along to Forgan and create your own Pendant and Necklace from silver wire or sheet, adding texture and design and finishing with a chain all in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere with an experienced tutor.
15th MARCH I Adult £45 I Member £36 I PER WORKSHOP - PRICE INCLUDES SILVER
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.
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What's included in the price?
Silver is included in the price. Tea and Coffee available at the centre