Learn all the traditional silversmithing techniques you need to create your choice of a beautiful pendant or ring with a bezel set cabochon stone! This workshop is suitable for beginners to jewellery making as it teaches many of the basic skills needed for more advanced skills, however those with previous experience will also find their skills tested and improved by the end of the session. Many of the photos shown here are examples of pendants made at previous stone setting workshops. A fantastic range of stones will be available for you to choose from. You're sure to find the colour, size and shape of stone for your perfect project! You are welcome to bring your own stone to work with if you wish, but please contact me before the workshop to check it's suitability. 14 to 16 year olds are welcome but will need to be accompanied by a paying adult. Only 8 places are available to ensure that everyone gets the help and attention they need. Joanne Tinley is a jewellery designer and qualified teacher offering workshops in Hampshire. Please see my other course listings for further workshops available, or get in touch for more details.

What's included in the price?

Materials are available for purchase on the day and include bezel wire for setting the stone, silver sheets and wire, a sterling silver trace chain for the pendants and, of course, a stone. Silver is costed by weight. Most projects will use between £15 and £20 of silver depending on your design. A great selection of stones from £4 upwards is available for you to choose from. Tea, coffee, cakes and biscuits are in plentiful supply, but please bring your own lunch. We are a peanut-free venue, thank you.


6½ hours (10:00am to 4:30pm)

Cancellation policy

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


Joanne Tinley is an enthusiastic qualified teacher of over twenty years experience. She set up her own business over a decade ago, and now sells her own jewellery through galleries and shops across the UK as well as offering small group workshops, summer school courses, private tuition and "make your own wedding ring" days in her studio in Hampshire.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Weekends
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Parking provided
  • Stag dos
  • Hen dos
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Mother's Day
  • Romantic
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Joanne Tinley Jewellery, Fairways House, Alpha Business Park, Mount Pleasant Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0QB