In-person course
in Yardley Hastings, Northampton

Silver jewellery making day with Beccy Gillatt Yardley Arts Northamptonshire

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Description

Spend a creative day in the jewellery making workshop learning all the techniques needed to be able to craft your own piece of silver jewellery with a gemstone. Choose from either cabochon stone setting or tube setting for your project. The following techniques will be covered: - Rolling textures into silver (rolling mill) - Forming silver sheet - Soldering findings and wide rings - Planishing - Stone setting Suitable for total beginners and those with some experience Bespoke course dates are also available for 1:1, 1:2 or group bookings at Beccy's home studio in Olney, your own club venue or home. Suitable for hen parties, special events, birthday celebrations and everything in between.

What's included in the price?

Materials are in addition to the course fee and will be approx £15-£30 depending on your design and stone you choose. After completing the course Beccy offers online support and guidance as well as links to Facebook tutorials, for those who would like to continue making at home. Your work will also feature on Beccy's Instagram and Facebook page.

Duration

5½ hours (9:15am to 2:45pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

Maker


I was interested in making and designing from a very early age and developed my first jewellery range in 2000. I then discovered my love for teaching in 2004 and have been developing my courses ever since. I have a home teaching studio for 1:1 & 1:2 sessions and in 2017 I set up a teaching studio at Yardley Arts where I can teach up to 11 learners. Qualifications: BA in Designed Metalwork and Jewellery from BCUC and MA Royal College of Art Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery.

Venue

The old school hall, The square, Yardley Hastings, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN7 1EU

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Wheelchair users
  • Weekends
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Stag dos
  • Hen dos
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Tutor can travel
  • Evenings
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
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