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Silver bangle making course in South Devon

Silver and copper bangles

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 at Plymouth College of Art for many 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 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 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.

Covid-19 Precautions.
We are restricting this course to 9 people to allow for social distancing.
We advise that you bring and wear a mask. There will be some sanitising rules that will be explained to you when you arrive.
We can't offer tea or coffee so we advise you to bring a flask.
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.


Matthew Holland at Bigbury Mint
Unit 1, River Park Industrial Estate
PL21 9NT
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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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4 hours (9:00am to 1:00pm)

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- - #19857

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!

Response from Bigbury Mint:

Hi Julie,
I'm really pleased you enjoyed the course!
I think it's a great thing to do with your friends and your bangle is a permanent reminder of the day.

Thanks for taking the time to leave a message.


In-person course
- - #19823

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.

Response from Bigbury Mint:

Hi Pam,

Thanks for taking the time to respond.
I'm very pleased that you enjoyed the course and went away with something lovely to keep.

The courses are also a great way to make a special gift for someone.

Thanks again.


In-person course
- - #19816

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!!

Response from Bigbury Mint:

Hello Kate,

It was a great day and you all made some lovely bangles.

You were a fun bunch of people and I'm looking forward to seeing you again!


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