About the Course
What could make your wedding rings more special than crafting them by hand for one another?
You’ll wear your wedding ring for the rest of your life, so why not make sure it’s just perfect? Spend a day with your partner at my studio, where you’ll make your own plain wedding bands. It’s a private class, so the two of you will have my undivided attention as you go through the ring-making process, learning techniques for measuring, sawing, forming, soldering and polishing, and ending up with two beautiful, completely individual rings to celebrate your marriage.
These special sessions are held in my London studio on Saturdays, from 10:00 until around 4:00, with a relaxed one hour lunch break in which you can visit one of the local restaurants or cafes.
At the end of the day, you’ll be emailed photos of your day to keep as mementos, and show off to your loved ones!
''We came back from our workshop delighted and thoroughly excited to wear our newly made rings. With her kindness and her patience, Heather created a wonderful atmosphere in which learning was smooth and fun. Time went by so quickly, we want to be back to make other pieces of jewellery!''
Laura & Daniel
''Making our wedding rings was an amazing experience that I will never forget. Heather was a fantastic teacher and really made the whole experience interesting and fun. Thoroughly recommended 10/10''
''I had the most amazing time making our wedding rings with Heather Stephens. It was both thoroughly enjoyable and really special. I would absolutely recommend this'' .
If you have any questions about making your own wedding rings, to discuss materials and finishes, or to check dates and prices, please get in touch! You can contact us by clicking the button at the top of this page
-When should we book our workshop?
I recommend doing your 'Make your own wedding rings' workshop at least one month before your wedding date.
I recommend contacting me and booking your workshop date at least six weeks before you would like to do your workshop.
-Can you recommend a local cafe?
Yes, there are lots of lovely places to eat within a ten minute walk, here are a few of my favourites:
- Banners: A family friendly restaurant serving global food.
- The Maynard Arms Pub: A lovely pub serving traditional British food.
- O's Thai Café: Delicious Thai Food.
- Fiftyfive Café: Tasty cakes, pastries and light lunches.
-I have no experience with metal work/ jewellery making, Can I really make a professional looking ring?
Yes, of course! I will guide you step by step and your finished rings will look professionally made.
-What should I bring?
All materials are provided, so just bring yourselves and glasses if you wear them.
-Is the cost of hallmarking included?
Yes the hallmarking costs are included in the workshop for gold rings, sterling silver rings do not need to be hallmarked.
-Can we take our rings home at the end of the workshop?
I will keep hold of your rings if they are made in gold and get them hallmarked for you, this will take approximately two weeks. If your rings are made in sterling silver you can take them home at the end of the workshop.
-Is it a private workshop?
Yes it is a private workshop, you will have my undivided attention for the day and exclusive use of my workshop.
-Can you engrave our rings for us?
No I do not offer an engraving service, but you can get your rings engraved at your local engravers after you have made them.
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?
The day costs £275 per couple, plus the cost of the materials for the rings (there is no materials fee for rings made in sterling silver).
The cost of materials varies, depending on what metal you choose and the thickness you would like the rings to be. Take a look at the list below to get an idea of the cost of various metals (the cost estimates below are for two rings)
Sterling Silver: No materials fee.
9ct Yellow gold: £200- £400
18ct Yellow gold: £400 - £900
9ct White gold: £200 - £400
18ct White gold: £400- £1000
We had a lovely time and were delighted with the assistance offered by Heather.It was the perfect environment for making your own ring, from the equipment at our disposal to the safety of each stage of the process.The rings will last a lifetime and beyond and that, along with the satisfaction of being able to say "I made it myself", means we can recommend this one day course wholeheartedly.
- Tom and Linda
Tom and Linda - - #5334
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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