Wire Wrapping Jewellery Workshop
Join us for a relaxing, creative day learning to wire wrap your own unique handcrafted bracelet and ring. Working in our 100sqm Craft barn you will enjoy the beautiful views from the large windows looking out onto the stunning Nottinghamshire countryside that lies ahead. Two different designs to choose from, your talented tutor Jo will take you through the techniques of wiring step by step, so by the time you have finished, you will feel relaxed and content that you have not only made a treasured bracelet and ring to wear but learn a new craft too.
What you will learn:
The best way to work with copper and beads
A variety of techniques including wrapping, binding and twisting to achieve the desired result
The tools needed for different types, shapes, and gauges of wire
Confidence to work with the tools and materials
Who is the workshop for- Perfect for beginners or people with experience.
Outline of your morning
10.00am Arrival with refreshments
10.05am Welcome and meet your tutor Jo;
Decide which bracelet design to make;
Introduction to tools and materials;
Get hands-on and learn the techniques to make your bracelet.
11.15am Refreshments and a snack
Continue where you left off;
12.30pm Enjoy a vegetarian homemade lunch served with a glass of local wine.
1.15pm Continue where you left off.
2.30pm Refreshment break with a snack.
Before your session is over you will make a ring as well.
4.00pm Finish and depart with your wonderful handcrafted jewellery pieces.
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.
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
You will be working with copper, everything is included in the workshop price:- all tools, materials, plus 2-course homemade vegetarian lunch with a glass of local wine, refreshments, and snacks. Nothing to bring, just yourself
This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.
They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.
1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)
Next available date
30th January 2021