Silver Textured Ring Workshop; with Lindsay Forbes of Laconic - Sedgefield

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Description

Join experienced jeweller/goldsmith Lindsay Forbes, jeweller and founder of Laconic jewellery, as she guides you through this introduction course working with wire and silver sheet. Learn some ring making basics; measuring your ring size, bending and shaping silver wire & sheet, basic soldering techniques and texturing techniques. You will also learn some basic finishing techniques, including how to oxidise your silver to create colour contrast. These all combine to create your own unique silver ring! You will learn how to make one ring in copper first before choosing which design you'd like to create your silver ring in. You can expect to make one silver ring on this course up to 6mm wide.

What's included in the price?

Use of required equipment/tools. All materials to make; x1 ring in copper and x1 ring in silver. On hand experienced tutor to instruct and guide you through the course. Tea/coffee & biscuits/cakes (vegan and gluten free snacks available).

Duration

2½ hours (10:30am to 1:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts

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Laconic

with Craft Courses since 2018

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Lindsay Forbes has worked in the jewellery industry since graduating in 3D Design in 2010. Working in a variety of areas from retail to repair, she has a great amount of knowledge in jewellery design and technical skills in goldsmithing. Following her passion for designing and making jewellery she founded her own business; Laconic. Passing on knowledge and skills is something that Lindsay enjoys doing and creating a fun, friendly environment where people can come to relax, be creative and learn.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
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Venue

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