In-person course
in Yardley Hastings

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

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Description

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.

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.

Duration

3½ hours (9:30am to 1:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

Maker


I was interested in making and designing from a very early age and developed my first jewellery range in 2000. I then discovered my love for teaching in 2004 and have been developing my courses ever since. I have a home teaching studio for 1:1 & 1:2 sessions and in 2017 I set up a teaching studio at Yardley Arts where I can teach up to 11 learners. Qualifications: BA in Designed Metalwork and Jewellery from BCUC and MA Royal College of Art Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery.

Venue

Yardley Arts,, The Old School Hall, The Square,, Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, NN7 1EU

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Weekends
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Tutor can travel
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • Evenings
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