In-person course
in Compton Greenfield, Bristol Maker & location details

Two evening wax carving jewellery workshop

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Description

Over the 5 hours you will learn: how to design a piece suitable for carving Carve one of your very own designs in wax clean and prepare your silver casting Solder any jewellery findings such as chains and bails Polish or texture your finished piece of jewellery Do you or do you know anyone who would be a great jeweller in the making? Learn to design and make your own jewellery in my 2 Evening Wax Carving Jewellery Workshops in January. Spend the first-evening discussing ideas, learning different techniques used in carving wax and producing your very own carving which will be cast for you in silver before your second session. The second day will be spent cleaning, texturing and polishing your final silver piece/s. Soldering findings and possibly adding an oxidised patina. The cost of silver is not included and will be based on the current metal value, approx £2.50 a gram. As a guide, a heavy silver ring could weigh 10 grams. Please read the measures taken to ensure my workshops are as safe as possible during social distancing measures. Due to Covid 19 social distancing, it is currently limited to just 3 students. If guidelines change I may increase class numbers so if you would like to join the waiting list for this course please get in touch.

What's included in the price?

Drinks will be supplied during each evening. The cost of silver is not included and will be based on the current metal value, approx £2.70 a gram. As a guide, a heavy silver ring could weigh 10-20 grams.

Duration

2 days (6:00pm to 8:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Evenings
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Venue

Hillside Studios, Berwick Lane, Berwick Lane, Compton Greenfield, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS35 5RU