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Jewellery making courses in South Devon (improvers)


Duration: 2.5 hours a week for 5 weeks

Price: £140

Book with: Matthew Holland
at Bigbury Mint

Unit 1, River Park Industrial Estate
Ermington
Ivybridge
Devon
PL21 9NT

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About the Course

Over the duration of five evening courses you will build upon existing knowledge and develop your jewellery making skills. The key focus of this course will be Vitreous enamelling, piercing and tube riveting.

Week One: You will refresh on basic techniques such as texturing, piercing and drilling using copper.

Week Two: Fee will give a demonstration on Vitreous enamelling and doming metal. You will then be able to practice experimenting with enamel.

Week Three: You will gain a more in depth knowledge of enamelling. Fee will also do a demonstration on tube riveting. Students will design their own pieces which will then be enamelled. You will also learn how to cold connect with tube riveting.

Week Four: Students will work on their own projects with assistance of Fee the tutor. She will help with planning and then making of your own project.

Week Five: Students will continue and finish their projects with the assistance of Fee.

At the end of this you will come away with several pieces of jewellery.

It is run by Fiona Cocks BA(Hons) who is has been teaching classes for over 10 years. The 2.5 hour sessions takes place in the workshops of Bigbury Mint, which is in Ermington, near Ivybridge, in the heart of the South Hams area of Devon.

Courses run on Thurdays evenings. We can take group-bookings at other times as well, and these can be tailored to your needs.

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?

All tools and materials are provided, but if you are wishing to work in silver there will be a small charge. Turn up ready for a 6pm start on Thursday evenings with clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, and shoes suitable for a workshop (not flip-flops or sandals).
Parking is available right outside.
Tea/Coffee and biscuits are available!

Terms and Conditions
You need to pay for your course in full before booking is confirmed. Please contact me using the enquiries form above for regarding bookings and payment. Please note that full refunds can only given with a minimum of 30 days notice. If the notice is less than 30 days, then we can only refund 50% of your payment. We retain the right to refuse entry to anyone who is aggressive or under the influence of drugs including alcohol.



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Course Start Dates

Thursday 31st October 2019

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  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly

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