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Jewellery making with Pris McGirr

Duration: 10.30 - 1.00

Price: £30

Book with: Lynne Le Voi
at Alford Craft Market Centre

1 West Street
LN13 9DG

Course Start Dates

Saturday 22nd February 2020

About the Course

An opportunity to make wearable jewellery using your own glass beads you have made at the Craft Centre, or choose from an assortment brought to the class by the tutor Pris McGirr. Mounting on copper or silver plated wire, ready-made pendant holders, elastic bracelets, or more complex techniques such as using stringing wires, jump rings and clasps.

About Pris McGirr:-
Priscilla McGirr has had a long and varied career as a self employed craftswoman. She was a full time potter for 30 years from the 70's onwards with shop /workshop premises in Walthamstow, Alford, and finally Brixton. Subsequently she bought a lease on a stall at Covent Garden Craft Market, which she eventually changed to hand made confectionery as the pottery was becoming too physically hard to produce in the amounts needed. On returning to Alford in 2004 she sold her confectionery business and took up the wonderful art of Lampworking (glass bead making). Although she still produces small amounts of pots and beads for sale her time is mostly spent teaching both subjects at Alford Craft Market Centre where she thoroughly enjoys passing her skills on to groups of similarly enthusiastic people!

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What's included in the price?

All extra beads, materials and use of tools provided. Tea, coffee and biscuits.

Review this course

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Events & groups
  • Stag and hen dos
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Weekends
  • Wheelchair friendly

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