On this one day course, you will be guided through how to make at least 3 beautiful pieces of pure silver jewellery with 20g of silver clay. Georgina has been working with silver clay for over ten years and has been running silver clay courses on the Wirral for the last eight years.
You will be given the opportunity to design and make your own pieces under careful supervision. This means these bespoke pieces are unique to wear yourself or give to loved ones as a very special handmade gift. Silver Clay lends itself to make jewellery inspired by nature. Leaves, feathers, seed pods and shells can all be used to make beautiful pieces. Fingerprint and footprint jewellery can also be made with the fingerprint or footprints of your loved ones, taken in advance of the course.
Minimum of two but maximum of 4 people on course ensuring you get all the tuition you need to make some truly beautiful unique pieces.
Upcoming courses will take place at Blue Moon Gallery: (Dee Fine Arts, Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside.)
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 materials including 20g of Silver Clay is included. There will be lots of materials with which to make your pieces, sprigs, leaves and flowers form my garden; feathers, leaf skeletons, textured sheets, moulds from seasonal flowers and letter stamps, shells etc... but please bring your own too. Buttons and bits of old jewellery can be given a whole new lease of life when made in silver.
We will keep your energy up with tea, coffee and cake. There will be an hour off for lunch, gallery is situated in a thriving town so there are plenty of places to get something to eat, but feel free to bring a packed lunch if you like.
There is lots of parking near by, it is pay and display but a day ticket is less than £5.
Georgina at Perfectcharm
Blue Moon Gallery 182 Telegraph Road Heswall Merseyside CH60 0AJ
Was really looking forward to this course and it did not disappoint!
Having never worked with silver clay before I was a little unsure of what I'd come away with, but I was delighted with my pieces at the end of the day.
The tuition was excellent and having such a small class was great as George had time to make sure everyone knew what they were doing and kept on track throughout the day. I came away with lots of new ideas and will definitely use this medium again.
A great day and excellent value for money, highly recommended!
Really helpful and interesting course. Made two beautiful sets of earrings and a pendant. George was approachable and friendly and supportive of your creative ideas. Would highly recommend this course as an introduction or refresh of skills in silver clay.
Really enjoyed the course and family loved the pieces of jewellery I made for them. Fascinating learning the process of how jewellery is made with silver clay.
Tutor was really friendly and helpful and would thoroughly recommend the course particularly as a maximum of 4 students per day .
We had a wonderful day with Georgina last week making items from silver clay. I went with two friends and as promised the group size was tiny - 4 people! Georgina worked alongside us giving lots of one to one tuition, tips and advice, based on her wealth of experience and kindness in sharing it all. This was such a satisfying experience because we all came away with items which were genuinely lovely. We were infected with Georgina's enthusiasm and a large part of our conversations since our experience have been about how to take this forward. I would not hesitate to recommend the course. It was easy to park and easy to find somewhere pleasant for lunch. The venue was interesting, with lots of art around to inspire us. Thank you Georgina.
I enjoyed every moment of this experience: learning a new skill & meeting lovely people. Georgina is a great teacher; always ready to help when needed and to answer our endless questions. We were provided with more than enough equipment/tools to create the pieces we want. I made a brooch, 2 pendants and still have some silver clay left to work with later. The venue was nice, clean and very close to Heswall bus stop. In short, I highly recommend this (one day) course.
Thank you Zeynep. So glad you enjoyed the course. I loved your creativity. Good luck with your new venture.
What a brilliant day! Fabulous tutor, immediately felt at ease. Everything clearly explained and relaxed. Just four in the group so loads of time to ask questions and get help. Drinks and cake provided along with lots of amazement at how wonderful silver clay is! Highly recommended.
A really excellent course. George's instruction was clear and easy to follow - even though Silver Clay was new to me I found myself going home with four beautiful silver pendants. The course was also excellent value for money, given the quality of the tuition and the value of the materials provided. Highly recommended :)
I had a wonderful day! Thank you so much George I love the pieces that I made and I’m now not scared to have a go on my own. You made me feel very welcome and put up with my numerous questions. I hope to book on another course with you soon.
Really enjoyed the taster course. George talked a little about herself and then explained what we were going to do clearly and in a calm and friendly manner creating a relaxing and supportive atmosphere. Then there were lots of cutters, moulds and textures to explore ! George patiently offered help and advice throughout. I made some lovely pieces of jewellery and learnt a new skill - all at a very reasonable cost. I would absolutely recommend this course.
Thoroughly enjoyed the session thankyou. It surpassed my expectations and I was amazed that we all managed to create and complete wonderful pieces to take home. Your instruction and teaching was just the right pace, enabling us to learn and get hands on really quickly. Thankyou George
I look forward to joining another session one day soon - Tina
Thank you Hilary. It would be lovely to have you attend a full day course sometime and you can explore some more techniques. Glad you enjoyed the Taster Session
I spent the day with two lovely ladies and Georgina. I have done metal clay before but have not quite grasped it enough to practice at home. I was so inspired that I immediately dug out my stuff at home. The venue is easy to find and park nearby. I highly recommend it as Georgina explains in a methodical way and demonstrated in such a practical way. My friends have been so impressed by the results they have put their orders in
Thank you for your review. I am glad you found the course useful. Look out for some specialised course next year if you would like to learn some more techniques.
I had a fabulous day yesterday within Georgina - I have taken away loads of tips and advice along with some absolutely beautiful 'hand made by me' items.
Highly recommended. And I've even ordered a kiln today to make more jewellery at home!!
So glad you enjoyed the course!Exciting that you have bought a kiln. Hope you make some amazing pieces. Look out for some specialist classes next year if you would like to try some new techniques.
A most enjoyable day. I came home with 4 very attractive items, even though I had no previous experience. Georgina gave excellent guidance, made suggestions, but also allowed me to develop my own ideas.
We had a really lovely day on Thursday. Georgina explained the process of using silver clay and paste very well. After that, we were able to design and create our own pieces whilst Georgina was always on hand for help and guidance.
The magic happened when after firing our pieces came out of the kiln and we were starting to polish them.
I personally made three pieces, one statement pendant in the shape of an ivy leaf using silver paste and two smaller ones using silver clay. All I can say is that the course was very enjoyable and very good value for money! Highly recommended!
We had a brilliant day. Georgina was a great teacher - she guided us really well, but also let us do our own thing, and we made some lovely pieces. It's not a cheap craft to do, but this course is very good value. Beautiful venue too. Highly recommended!