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Make Your Own Silver Clay Jewellery to Gift for Christmas

Duration: Three Hours. Times by agreement

Price: £80

Run by: Charlotte Wakeling
at Felix & Reuben Jewellery School


Felix & Reuben Studio, located at COPAH Studios
6 Holliers Walk, Hinckley
LE10 1QW

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About the Course

Would YOU like to be a Silver Clay jeweller for the day?

Join one of our Christmas workshops and make your own beautiful, silver jewellery, to gift for Christmas! Or keep it for yourself ;)

Such a unique gift for family and friends, and YOU actually made them!

Never worked with Silver clay before? That's great, this workshop is perfect for you!

These workshops cater for individuals and up to five attendees - perfect workshop for some mother and daughter time, an afternoon with the girls or even a special occasion.

Dates not suitable for you? No problem, get in touch and we can arrange a date to suit you!

Workshops available, weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Guided by your instructor you’ll learn the basics of working with silver clay, how to handle it, roll, shape, and texture it, before drying and refining, then onto torch firing, polishing and finally learning how to patina.

If you have a particular design/s in mind, please do let us know ahead of the workshop, so we can discuss and plan the workshop to suite your needs.

You will be given 10 grams of silver clay to work with on the day How many items of jewellery you make will depend upon the size you wish to work. The average student makes 2 medium/3 small pendants. If you work on a smaller scale then the more you'll be able to make! You can purchase more clay on the day if you'd like to make additional designs.

The workshop cost of £80 includes silver clay, a sterling silver chain and any findings, such as earring attachments, and jump rings. Use of tools on the day, printed notes to take home and of course, tea / coffee and biscuits.

Each session will last three hours.

You may get a little dusty, so ensure that you wear old clothes or bring an overall. Please don't wear open toed shoes or sandals.

Book your place by sending an email to Charlotte at A deposit of £10 will be required to secure your place. A PayPal invoice will be sent for this. Remainder due one week before workshop due to take place.

Current workshop dates available:

* Wednesday 7th November 10am - 1pm
* Thursday 15th November 10am - 1pm
* Sunday 18th November 10am - 1pm
* Wednesday 21st November 10am - 1pm
* Saturday 1st December 10am - 1pm
* Sunday 9th December 10am - 1pm
* Saturday 15th December 10am - 1pm
* Sunday 16th December 10am - 1pm

None of the dates suitable? no problem, just drop us an email and we will schedule a date for you! Weekday and Weekend workshops available to suit.

This course is run by Charlotte Wakeling, who is founder and designer at Felix & Reuben Keepsake Jewellery, based in Hinckley, South West Leicestershire. Charlotte is an experienced jeweller with a degree in jewellery and silversmithing.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The workshop cost of £80 includes silver clay, a sterling silver chain and any findings, such as earring attachments, and jump rings. Use of tools on the day, printed notes to take home and of course, tea / coffee and biscuits.

Want to review this course?

I came away with 2 pieces of jewellery that i love snd havent stopped wearing. Charlotte was helpful, knowledgeable and generous with her time and experience. Would recommend to anyone.

- - #18482

I had a great time i love all 3 pieces i made . Charlotte was a great teacher explained everything perfectly . Thank you so much

- - #17073

I loved everything about this course! Charlotte was a brilliant instructor who took time to ensure I was confident working with the materials and gave me plenty of time to experiment until I had the designs I wanted. The whole process was fascinating and I am delighted with the two pendants I made. They are really beautiful and unique and I wouldn't have dreamed I could have made something as lovely!
Being able to take away my jewellery on the day was great too. I'm wearing one of the pendants and my daughter is wearing the other. We both love them.
It was a wonderful way to spend the afternoon and I'd recommend Charlotte's workshop to anyone. I will definitely be doing another one soon!
Thank you Charlotte :)

- - #16987

I had a wonderful afternoon working with Charlotte and thoroughly enjoyed working with the silver clay. I was sooooooo pleased with my final pieces. I had plenty of time to experiment and Charlotte helped me every step of the way to get the effect that I wanted. I will definitely be joining Charlotte again and would recommend her sessions to anyone wanting to make their own personalised jewellery.

Thank you so much Charlotte

- - #16853

Response from Felix & Reuben Jewellery School:

Thank you soooo much for your review Ali! We're so glad you enjoyed the workshop! Thank you, Charlotte

I really enjoyed the silver clay workshop it was brilliant to be able to come away with some beautiful pieces of jewellery the same day.

It was lovely having 'one-to-one' instruction which made the workshop very personal.

I would recommend doing this workshop to anyone and in fact have done already!

Thank you again Charlotte for sharing your knowledge, I'm very keen to buy a starter kit now and start making lovely jewellery at home.

Would like to learn how to make rings so will definitely be back when that course is available,

Thank you again.

- - #16687

I had an AMAZING experience with Charlotte in her cosy studio, one to one instruction on how to craft my two beautiful pieces was fantastic.

I wasn’t expecting to come away with such beautiful, unique and personalised jewellery. I couldn’t be happier with my pieces or the experience, I would recommend this to anyone!

Thank you so much Charlotte- I will definitely be back!!

- - #16559

Response from Felix & Reuben Jewellery School:

Hi Caroline, I'm sooo glad you enjoyed it. The jewellery you created on the day was stunning, and very well thought out. Well done. It was a pleasure to show you the wonders of working with silver clay! Thank you for the lovely review. Kind regards, Charlotte Wakeling

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 15th December 2018
Sunday 16th December 2018
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