About the Course
This course is great for beginners to learn some basic silver-working techniques, and you will go away with a solid silver bangle and a copper bangle that you have made! It is run by Fiona Cocks BA(Hons) who is has been teaching classes for over 10 years. The 4 hour session takes place in the workshops of Bigbury Mint, which is in Ermington, near Ivybridge, in the heart of the South Hams area of Devon.
Courses normally run on Saturday mornings 9pm - 1pm. We can take group-bookings at other times as well, and these can be tailored to your needs.
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?
All tools and materials are provided. Turn up ready for a 9am start with clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, and shoes suitable for a workshop (not flip-flops, sandals or open-top shoes). There will be tea and coffee with biscuits on arrival. Lunch is not included, but we can recommend some local cafes and pubs according to your needs.
Terms and Conditions.
You need to pay for your course in full before booking is confirmed. Please contact us using the Contact form above for information on how to make a payment. Please note that full refunds can only given with a minimum of 30 days notice. If the notice is less than 30 days, you will not receive any refund for this course. We retain the right to refuse entry to anyone who is aggressive or under the influence of drugs including alcohol.
Thoroughly enjoyed this bangle making workshop on Saturday with a group of friends. Such a lovely thing to do - and you don’t have to be particularly creative! With some guidance from the lovely Fi, I was able to produce two bespoke bangles - one copper and one silver. I’m going to keep the copper one for myself and give the silver one as a gift. Such a therapeutic activity and a sense of accomplishment at the end. I shall be returning to make some earrings and a ring and will be buying vouchers for gifts for friends because it’s such a lovely experience. Thank you!
Julie Briant - - #19857
Response from Bigbury Mint:Hi Julie,
Just finished this course today. Great instruction by Fiona and I have ended up with 2 bangles that look fantastic. She guided our group through each technical step with clear instructions and a demonstration. I can’t wait to try out one of the other courses.
Pam Tuckett - - #19823
Response from Bigbury Mint:Hi Pam,
Did this course with a group of friends and we're off out tonight with our new bangles on! I'm a total beginner and found it all really well explained, not scary, great fun. There is a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of help and guidance. We are all thinking about doing one of the other courses together now!!
Kate Langley - - #19816
Response from Bigbury Mint:Hello Kate,
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