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Sea glass jewellery making workshop with Beccy Gillatt at Yardley Arts in Northamptonshire NN7

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About the Course

Enjoy learning how to encase sea glass with fine silver to make a pendant or pair of earrings. This is a great beginners introduction to making silver jewellery but is also open to those with some experience.

The following techniques will be covered:
- Fine silver open bezel making
- Making and forming jump rings / ear hooks
- Soldering jump rings and other components
- Planishing
- Setting sea glass in an open bezel frame
- Sanding and filing

Bespoke course dates are also available for 1:1, 1:2 or group bookings at Beccy's home studio in Olney, your own club venue or home. Suitable for hen parties, special events, birthday celebrations and everything in between.

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?

Materials are included in the course fee.

After completing the course Beccy offers online support and guidance as well as links to Facebook tutorials, for those who would like to continue making at home.

Your work will also feature on Beccy's Instagram and Facebook page too.

Contact

Beccy at Beccy Gillatt Jewellery
Yardley Arts,
The Old School Hall, The Square,
Yardley Hastings
Northamptonshire
NN7 1EU
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Suitable for

  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel
  • Wheelchair users

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Price:

£38

Duration:

3 hours (flexible times to suit)


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Reviews

In-person course
- - #30284

I did the sea glass workshop. Beccy is a great teacher. Each technique is demonstrated as you go along, and Beccy guides and supports individually in the class too, so there are no worries if you need something re-explained or have any questions.
Everything about the class was ‘Covid-safe’ from the moment we stepped inside, without detracting from the warm, friendly atmosphere in the room.
I’m very happy with my sea glass pendant and look forward to future workshops.

Response from Beccy Gillatt Jewellery:

Penny,
So pleased you enjoyed the session and felt it was warm and friendly even with the Covid safety measures in place.
Everyone did so well and I thoroughly enjoyed teaching the session back in my childhood village.
Beccy

In-person course
- - #30146

My friends and I had a group sea glass session with Becky in March. I am not a beginner but I was a bit rusty. I made a beautiful pair of green glass drop earrings which I’ve had many comments on since. Materials and equipment were all provided plus new and exciting techniques and tools that I’d never used or seen before! Over all this was a great experience. Getting together with good friends, be productive, learn new things and leave with a sense of achievement and a beautiful piece of jewellery. Perfect! Thank you Becky.X

In-person course
- - #30095

I had a lovely time on this course along with my friends, it was great to have the opportunity to sit and make something together and learn a new skill. Beccy is a brilliant teacher, very patient. Beccy demonstrates the process step by step along the way, stoping at each stage for us to complete that step before moving on to the next, giving clear instructions and helping us when we needed it. She is very approachable and provided a relaxed environment. At the end of the course I learnt a new skill that I can’t wait to use again and we came away with a lovely finished piece of jewellery which I just love wearing and that my friends and family comment on, and also a memory of great day shared with the friends that came along on the course with me.
I enjoyed it so much I signed up for the resin workshop and will definitely be signing up for more 😀

In-person course
- - #30090

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