About the Course
One day silver clay workshop in Market Bosworth taught by a qualified metal clay artist
Come and have fun learning the magic of Silver Metal Clay. Silver clay is a recycled product which when fired becomes solid silver and is Hallmark quality. The best thing is it requires few tools so makes a great new hobby.
On this beginners workshop you will learn how to:
Roll and pattern clay
Cut shapes and create moulds
Sand , drill and prepare your piece for firing
Fire and polish your piece
We will follow three main projects – although there is flexibility:
A Stone set Pendant
A moulded Charm
All pieces will be finished and ready to wear home at the end of the class and you will have the skills to go away and start making your own pieces.
Looking for something different or a party venue?
We also offer bespoke courses and one to one tuition.
We are happy to accommodate hen dos, brownie groups, team building days - and our workshops also provide an ideal family day out for the school holidays.
Please get in touch via the contact form above or give us a call for more details and to book your place.
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 materials are provided including coffee/tea and biscuits.
You are welcome to bring your own lunch or alternatively there are plenty of cafes nearby.
Wow! What a fabulous day! Louise's passion and enthusiasm for silver metal clay is infectious and I've come away feeling confident and inspired! She is a very attentive and patient teacher and has completely eradicated my fears towards using a kiln, and experimenting for the first time with silver clay. Her studio is very picturesque but practical, so you immediately feel at ease. I have created a pendant to be proud of and am chuffed to bits 😃I thoroughly recommend her workshop day and will definitely be signing up for the 2 day workshop! THANK YOU LOUISE XX
Fiona - - #20241
Response from Louise Anne designs:Thank you for your lovely review- I'm so glad I could help and cant wait to see what lovely pieces you make with your stash x😊
Had the most amazing day working with silver clay. Louise's expertise, guidance and patience made for a fabulous, totally absorbing day. From playing around with designs to polishing the finished article Louise was so knowledgable and encouraging. Beyond thrilled that after such a brilliant day we returned home with perfect gifts! The day totally exceeded our expectations - thank you Louise!
Heather Lambert - - #20125
We have just had a marvellous day playing with silver clay! Louise's is so knowledgeable, very patient and nothing is too much trouble for her. It far exceeded all of our expectations and we are thrilled with our makings from the day. After time-out, coming home with perfect gifts is simply the icing on the cake! Can't thank you enough Louise. We will be back!
Nic Ward - - #19697
An excellent course that gives a real hands-on experience of working with real silver clay - everything from practising of design ideas, use of equipment and tools, best practices, handling of silver clay, making your design (or several smaller designs) in silver clay, drying, preparing for firing, firing and finishing. A really busy day that passes in a flash. Louise is very knowledgeable and extremely helpful and provides a wonderful day of confidence inspiring calmness.
William Pearce - - #18191
I have just spent a fabulous day with my daughter's (30 &11) with Louise being introduced to the delights of silver clay. Louise is an amazing educator - she patiently explained the process and enabled us each to craft pieces that we were delighted with. I was able to choose the course location most convenient to us and her studio is in a lovely position. Louise worked with my adult daughter to achieve the commemorative piece she had hoped to achieve whilst still being able to enable my young daughter to create a host of charms. Even the development process has sent us home with painting opportunities. One day is not enough!! ( Although you certainly leave with some beautiful items of jewellery)
Sue Chapman - - #16044
Response from Louise Anne designs:Thank you for your lovely review. You were all a pleasure to teach and I loved all your fabulous pieces- I'm sure you will get lots of lovely comments when wearing them! 😊
Two days of making jewellery - fab workshops. I though I had died and gone to heaven. Arts clays and cabochons, all really interesting. Christmas gifts in the bag! Thank you, Louise.
Jayne Towndrow - - #15774
Response from Louise Anne designs:Thank you for your lovely review. I certainly had fun teaching you and sharing the fun of creating.
I spent two days learning silver art clay with Louise and it was very enjoyable and relaxing. Louise is an excellent teacher. She carefully explains each stage of the process and has a very calm and patient approach, which really helped me to learn what was needed. I made several pieces of jewellery and also learnt how to make fused glass cabochons. It was so rewarding to see the pieces develop from the initial rolling out to firing and polishing to the final piece of beautiful jewellery. I have worn my pendant ever since and feel very proud of it. I am looking forward to doing another course. Thank you Louise for a great time. I would highly recommend Louise's course.
Lesley Pound - - #13702
Great day, came away with the confidence and ability to make my own pieces back at home without any complicated equipment. Louise teaches you all you need to know to get started and I came away with some beautiful silver jewellery. Highly recommended
Sinead Hands - - #12339
I really enjoyed the silver jewellery course on Sunday. Louise made everything easy to learn and instilled a sense of confidence that made me want to experiment and try different techniques.
I will definitely be joining her for another course in the not too distant future.
Thank you Louise for making our day so creative and enjoyable and providing us with a lovely relaxed environment in which to learn new things .
Jane Mellalieu - - #10042
I came to do the silver clay class....oh my goodness it was amazing, I loved every second. I made a beautiful necklace and earings! It's brilliant the way it changes after being fired is astounding, all the staff were helpful but Louise was so patient with me when I was dithering! I can't wait to do it again!!
Silver clay beginners course - - #6152
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