Wax Carve a Ring with Lindsay Forbes of Laconic - Sedgefield



This workshop is suitable for beginners with no previous jewellery making experience. The workshop allows participants to learn basic techniques and skills to create their own wax carved ring. 'Wax carving' ring workshop; On this workshop you'll learn how to use pre-made wax tube, sizing this to your correct ring size. Learn how to plan your design and file/shape the wax to bring your vision to life before learning how to add textures using a variety of techniques. You have the optional extra of having this cast in silver afterwards, with prices starting from £40 per cast, these take an extra 2-3 weeks. During this workshop refreshments will be provided. Places are limited to ten people on this workshop to allow individuals sufficient time with Lindsay to assist with each project. Please ensure you read the 'important information' section below before booking. IMPORTANT INFORMATION Due to the nature of the tools and conditions/hazards involved in making jewellery, we are unable to accept anyone under the age of 16. Attendees must be able to listen to and follow instructions carefully. There will be some fiddly work involved when making jewellery, attendees should be able to have a certain level of dexterity to be able to use tools such as pliers. Please be aware that freshly manicured nails may not survive. When you turn up for your workshop please ensure you are wearing suitable clothing, such as jeans, and no open-toed footwear. Any long hair will need to be tied up. This is for health and safety as the majority of our workshops involve the use of torches/heat and heavy tools.

What's included in the price?

- Access to tools and equipment needed for the project. - Materials to make up to x4 designs in wax. - Limited workshop numbers to ensure a more personalised learning experience. - Expert tuition from Lindsay, a qualified jewellery designer/Goldsmith with over 15 years industry experience. - Refreshments/biscuits


2 hours

Cancellation policy

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



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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 and so 'Bench Box' was created!

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  • Suitable for beginners
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