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Silver clay jewellery making

Duration: 7 hours

Price: £95

Book with: John A Houston
at Teach Me Courses

3 Cockreed Lane
New Romney
TN28 8JH

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About the Course

If you want to make a bespoke, unique piece of jewellery either for a special occasion or as a special gift then our silver clay workshop will fulfill this for even those who are complete beginners. Using embossing mats, cutters and other tools, you will learn to create something amazing. Using PMC - Pure Metal Clay which is silver suspended in a clay binder. This medium can be transformed into 99.9% real silver after firing picking up the most finest details including fingerprints for keepsakes for grandchildren or newborns. Firing is done with either a small domestic blowtorch or in our kiln.
One of the workshops has a Christmas focus for some festive silver smithing and silver clay work, please see the website for more details.

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, materials, silver and silver clay are provided. We also have tea, coffee, cold drinks and biscuits throughout the day and a splendid free sit down lunch. We take tea and cakes before you leave us with your beautiful things.

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What a fantastic day. From the moment we arrived Yolanda and John made us very welcome and within minutes we had a cuppa! Always a good start to any experience. Yolanda made us feel at ease in their amazing studio, talking us through each stage in the production of our silver master pieces.
Lunch was provided by John and that was epic. So much choice and such full bellies. (It didn't stop there......we also had afternoon tea!). Thank you to both Yolanda and John for an amazing day that will stay in my memory forever and for having aircon! Love my pendant and shall wear it with pride. What a lovely way to spend our wedding anniversary.xx

- - #23682

Absolutely loved every second of this course! Attended today with my Mum and made to feel so very welcome and at home, Yolanda and John are wonderful people and I am so so pleased with our creations today! Cannot wait to return; thank you :)

- - #23661

Yolanda and John instantly provide a very warm and friendly atmosphere. Yolanda is an excellent teacher giving clear explanations, expert help and advice when needed and with full encouragement and support to try everything yourself. Everything was included, even the superb lunch and tea - and I went home with beautiful, unique silver pieces, hand crafted by me!
A magical day!

- - #22288

Yolanda is a fantastic teacher! The detail was great and Yolanda is very patient with our numerous questions.

- - #22054

Like last time, I had a nice day with a good tutor - the best. The day couldn't be better... I can't fault anything!

- - #22053

Liked the small class size, the enthusiasm and the fact that there were additional crafts on offer.

- - #22051

Keep the class sizes small, the number of us doing silver was just right. I am constantly learning with each attendance.

- - #22050

Really loved the day - brilliant that we got to do fused glass as well.

- - #22049

Really good day spent learning a new skill, excellent lunch included as well as all materials. Leave the day with a nice unique silver piece you have made yourself what could be nicer.

- - #18659

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Course Start Dates

Wednesday 20th November 2019
Sunday 1st December 2019
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Accommodation offered
  • Disabled access
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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