'Make a silver ring' jewellery taster workshop - Somerset

Make a silver ring workshop Somerset
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Description

In these unique 2.5 hour taster workshops, you will be taught how to cut, shape and finish your own sterling silver ring. This workshop is a perfect introduction for anyone keen to try jewellery making using traditional silversmithing methods. Amongst other techniques, you will learn:

• How to thread and use a piercing saw to cut metal
• How to use a jewellers bench peg
• How to solder a ring
• How to finish your design ready for wear

At the end of the session you will have a completely unique piece of silver jewellery made entirely by you. All tools and materials provided.

Spaces are limited to a maximum of four people so book early to avoid disappointment.

For availability please click on 'See Available Dates'

The course tutor Roderick has over 10 years of experience in running his own jewellery business and teaching workshops. Have any additional queries? Please select 'Message the tutor' to contact him directly.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are provided.

We request that anyone with long hair has something to tie it back with. Other than that, a willingness to try something new is all you need!

Maker

Roderick Barker-Benfield at Roderick Vere

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Venue

Studio 12, Silk Mill Studios
Merchants Barton, Saxonvale
Frome
Somerset
BA11 1PT

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Father's Day
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Mother's Day
  • Romantic
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday

Duration

2½ hours (6:30pm to 9:00pm)

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What does this mean?

This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.

The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.

They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.

Reviews

In-person
becky gulvin - - #33570

What a fantastic course, Roderick is friendly and fantastic at teaching and encouraging complete beginners like me! Everything was fully explained and and I had such an enjoyable time in a fab venue. I have come away with a ring I love and will be sure to return in the future. Thank you :)

Response from Roderick Vere:

So pleased you had a great time Becky. Was great to meet you and see the wonderful ring you rustled up too! Take care and stay in touch.

In-person
Ekaterina Chetkova - - #33062

I liked the workshop very much. It was my second silversmithing course in Somerset and I must say that Mr Vere is an excellent teacher. I liked not only showing the techniques, but giving some tips and also explaining how this or that process works.
Don't know if it works, but we were wearing the masks during the whole workshop and were using hand gel. Very positive atmosphere.
Thank you.

Response from Roderick Vere:

Thanks for such a lovely Ekaterina - so pleased you enjoyed yourself and that you learned some new tips and tricks! Stay in touch and look forward to seeing more creations on your jewellery making journey. Best wishes, Rod

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