Silver Pierced Leaf Pendant Workshop with Lindsay Forbes of Laconic

Silver and copper shapes
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Description

Join experienced jeweller/goldsmith Lindsay Forbes, jeweller and founder of Laconic jewellery, as she guides you this introduction course working with silver sheet. Learn saw piercing techniques to create your own leaf shaped pendant of choice. You will also learn some basic hammering and texturing techniques if you wish to add texture to your design.

You will learn how to pierce one simple leaf shape in copper before choosing a leaf shape to pierce out in silver to create your own pendant necklace. If you love sketching you can even create your own shape to be pierced out instead of using the templates provided.


The Venue:

From Loft to Loved is an independent home and gift shop with a passion for recycling and creativity. Based in Sedgefield, County Durham; Kim and Sarah source unique furniture and decorative items, then using only the best quality finishes create one off pieces for your home.

With a growing list of UK based Artisans in their ever expanding range of home and giftware. Kim and Sarah remain true to their ethos that there should be a person and a story behind every product they sell. Showcasing the work of both local crafters and award winning Artisans side by side.

Keen to share skills and promote a more sustainable way of living From Loft to Loved has grown into a creative hub and now offer several workshops to both public and professionals.

Free off-street parking is available in the village with some bus services running here regularly.

Covid Safety:
Upon entering the venue there is hand sanitiser available for visitors. The craft room will have a door open for ventilation and numbers are limited to 6 people for each class. You are asked to wear a mask for participation in this class (if everyone feels comfortable to do so, these can be removed during), unless exempt, which can be removed to drink tea/coffee. The work area and tools will be sanitised before the start of each session, I kindly ask that you sanitise the tools after use too.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Use of required equipment/tools.
All materials to make; x1 pendant in copper and x1 pendant in silver, complete with silver chain.
On hand experienced tutor to instruct and guide you through the course.
Tea/coffee & biscuits/cakes.

Maker

Lindsay Forbes at Laconic

Venue

From Loft to Loved, 11 The Square
Sedgefield
Stockton-on-Tees
County Durham
TS21 2BN

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners

Duration

3 hours (10:30am to 1:30pm)

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