Silversmith Necklace Workshop lunch and wine included, location Hanwell Wine Estate

Silversmith Necklace Workshop lunch and wine included, location Hanwell Wine Estate
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Description

Make a personally designed necklace using traditional silversmithing techniques. All materials, refreshments and 2 course homemade lunch with wine included. All in the relaxing setting of our craft barn with views overlooking the open countryside of Hanwell Wine Estate.

By the end of your session, you will have made: A bar necklace – Create a totally unique pendant by hand stamping either a design or a word, name, initials or date of your choice. (photo is an example of a dandelion clock design)

What you will learn:

Introduction to the tools and materials and how to handle them
Techniques including; hammering to add texture, shaping and sawing
Soldering to create a layered look
Adding the finishing touch of polishing


Who is the workshop for- Perfect for beginners or people with experience.

Outline of your session:

Arrival with refreshments
Welcome and meet your tutor, Jo.
Introduction to tools and materials.
Get hands-on and learn the techniques of sawing, hammering and shaping
Refreshment break with snack
Practice your design on a piece of copper
Two-course homemade lunch is served with a glass of local wine.
Put into practice everything you learnt in the morning
Refreshment break with snack
Touch up and polish your pieces ready for home time to show off your fantastic creations.

About your tutor Jo Fleming
An experienced jewellery designer/maker, Jo attending her first craft fair in 1989 with beaded jewellery, but for the last 15 years has predominantly used traditional silversmithing and wire wrapping techniques to create handcrafted pieces in sterling silver and copper, sometimes including semi-precious stones. Jo’s style is influenced by art nouveau, along with inspiration from the textures and shapes of the natural world.

To ensure the quality of your personal experience, group size will be limited to 8.

(Please note: a minimum number of 4 bookings is required in order for the session to go ahead)

Suitable for children aged 16 years and over must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Everything is included, all tools and materials, plus refreshments and 2 course homemade lunch with a glass of local wine. Nothing to bring, just yourself.

Contact

Amanda at Rural Antics, Hanwell Wine Estate
Hanwell Wine Estate
Melton Road
Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray
Nottinghamshire
LE14 3QG

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Romantic
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair users
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