Silver and Stone at West Country Creative in Lifton, Devon

Design a ring and set a stone at West Country Creative.
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Description

For extra added sparkle to your silver clay jewellery, add some stones!

This full-on day will cover two styles of stone setting - claw (using a ready made setting) and bezel style which you will make using silver clay. You will incorporate one of each type to make a pendant and a ring. The stone setting featured on each item will be chosen by you, as you design each piece, and there will be a range of white and coloured cubic zirconia (lab grown stones) to choose from.

This course is ideal as a progression from a taster/beginners’ workshop as you’ll learn how to measure and size your ring correctly, allowing for clay shrinkage; how to prepare the mandrel to take your clay and how to make a seamless ring shank whilst incorporating your stone. Alongside this project, you’ll also make a pendant which could feature a pretty texture or unusual shape in addition to your inclusion - the choice is yours!

Your ring will be kiln fired for maximum strength and you’ll torch fire your pendant, before each are polished, ready to wear home.

This workshop is suitable for those aged 16+.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials to make the project are included. You will need to bring a packed lunch and drinks for the day. Free private parking on site.

If you are unable to make a published date, please get in touch as I'm always happy to run workshops on demand. No minimum number required and no extra cost.

Maker

Jo Hunter at West Country Creative Ltd

Venue

Plowden Park
Newton Down
Lifton
Devon
PL16 0AS

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Romantic
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers

Duration

1 day (10:00am to 5:00pm)

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