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Jewellery retreat with luxury afternoon tea & fizz- Wedding Ring Making


About the Course

What Could Be More Special Than Hand Crafting Your Own Wedding Ring?

We welcome you to the beautiful Wyresdale Park Estate to participate in one of our exclusive days which are held throughout the year. Our students learn ancient jewellery techniques and we guide our brides and grooms to make something extremely unique and personal, to celebrate their love for evermore. Situated in our amazing lake house, the day includes full hospitality and fizz.

The day:
9.30 am Start & welcome with tea & coffee and pastries
10.00 am Demonstration and design session with Rachel
1.00 pm Afternoon tea curtesy of the fabulous Apple Store
2.00 pm Afternoon practical - perfecting your designs in wax
4.30 pm Celebration of your work with a glass of fizz

You will learn:
Designing for wax carving
Properties of different forms of wax
Using wax carving tools to achieve your designs
Making finished wax carved masters ready to cast
All the tools and materials you need will be provided on the day

Afternoon tea:
Selection of freshly made sandwiches, yummy cakes, scones with jam & cream, all served on a traditional carousel with tea or filter coffee. Locally sourced and homemade by The Apple Store. Vegetarian and vegan afternoon teas are also available.

Precious metal upgrades

Your rings will be made in sterling silver which is included in the cost of the day. We do offer a precious metal upgrade service where you will have the choice of 9ct & 18ct yellow or white gold, platinum and rose gold. We will weigh the waxes at the end of the day and give you the price differences. You don’t have to make the decision as to whether you want to upgrade until this time.

Shaped bands to fit around an engagement ring

On the day we can help you make a wedding band to fit closer to your engagement ring.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

-All the tools and materials you need will be provided on the day you don't need to bring anything.

-Small Classes all taught by professional master goldsmith Rachel E Wood.

-Afternoon Tea- Selection of freshly made sandwiches & cakes, scones
jam & cream. Served on a traditional carousel with tea or filter coffee. Locally sourced and homemade by The Apple Store.


-Lots of fun and a great day in a beautiful place.


Rachel at Rachel Elizabeth Wood
Snow Hill Lane
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Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Romantic
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users

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6 hours (9:30am to 5:00am)

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In-person course
- - #28230

What else can I say but Wow! My fiancee and I had so much fun making our wedding rings with Rachel's guidance.

My partner doesn't have the longest attention span and we were concerned he might lose interest but he was engrossed in the whole process from start to finish!

I was quite ambitious and I didn't have enough time to finish my design so Rachel offered to tidy it up for me.

An intimate class in a beautiful setting. I would love to return in future and make more beautiful rings.

In-person course
- - #24270

We attended the Ring In A Day with Rachel Elizabeth Wood to make our own wedding bands.

My partner and I have no experience of design or making and Rachel made us feel so comfortable. She is a very talented professional jeweller in her own right and helped us to design what we really wanted.

We went for the upgrade option and paid the extra metal costs to have them cast in white gold. On the day she showed me how I could adapt the contour of the wedding band to my engagement ring so it would sit nicely on my hand, something I hadn't even thought of.

The day was excellent value for money and we couldn't of asked for any more. We now have something to keep for a life time.

A must do!!

Thank you Rachel & Team

Response from Rachel Elizabeth Wood:

I am so glad you enjoyed the day. It was so rewarding to see you both make something so unique.

Thank you so much for coming!
Rachel x

In-person course
- - #24269

I had the most amazing day with Rachel at the stunning lake house at Wyresdale Park.

I was blown away with the professional standard and level of hospitality we received. The afternoon tea was lovely and we had it served to us over looking the lake. I felt at home from the very beginning. Rachel loves her job and she was a fantastic tutor. She is funny and very friendly so the atmosphere was great..

I was a little nervous at the beginning of the day as I hadn't done jewellery making before and had booked to attend the day on my own (Which as it had turned out a few of us had). The class was mixed abilities and Rachel adapted the lesson to each persons level. I felt very supported by Rachel and made the most amazing item of jewellery that I will treasure forever.

Highly recommended...will be going back!

Response from Rachel Elizabeth Wood:

Liz- Your ring was stunning! We look forward to seeing you again for another great day.

Best wishes,
Rachel :) x

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