This 4 half days workshop is suitable for absolute beginners to find out basic silvermisthing techniques to make silver jewellery.
Less than £17 an hour you will learn basic techniques to find out whether silversmithing is for you.
This workshop will run on the below dates:
September Option: 16th September, 23rd September, 30th September and 7th October.
October Option:14th October, 21st October, 28th October and 4th November.
SUBJECTS TO COVER:
Sawing, filing, drilling, soldering, metal forming by using doming blocks, polishing and finishing, basic stone settings (cabochons).
With your workshop booking you will also get a 10% Discount Voucher for the Biscuit Factory Kitchen for your lunch, coffee/tea needs during the day!
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
12 hours of studio time with your tutor in a well equipped studio.
Consumables (such as solder, emery paper and some copper for practice etc.) are included in the price.
All the necessary tools (such as files, drills, cutters, saws, hammers, etc) in the studio including all the electrical equipment such as the barrelling machine etc.
Own workspace with a bench peg
You will be able to make rings, pendants, earrings with or without stones (cabochons). This will give you a basic idea of how metal, fire and forming works!
WORKSHOP PRICE DOES NOT COVER FOLLOWING ITEMS:
Materials (any silver, CZs -Cubic Zirconia stones, silver embellishments, glass cabochons, pearls etc.) – these can be purchased during the sessions or you can bring your own supplies.
12 hours (10:30am to 1:30pm)
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