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MIDAS Skills School

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151 London Road
Edinburgh
Lothian
EH7 6AE

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MIDAS Skills School's Courses

1 to 1 Jewellery Skills in Edinburgh
1 to 1 Jewellery Skills in Edinburgh
Lothian
£200
In this workshop you will learn all basic jewellery skills in relaxed, private environment. We will go through basic skills such as piercing, filling, soldering and finishing jewellery to more advance techniques such as stonesetting. You will learn the skills on real projects such as making a ring or pendant. Part of the class is also improving your design skills. There will be individual study plan designed specially for each person depending on your needs and experiences. There will be flexible start so you can use your pass whenewer you...
Amulets and Talismans
Amulets and Talismans
Lothian - Next course on 5th October 2019
£95
People were using jewellery for ‘magical’ purposes since the beginning of the civilization. In the past, people associated the objects they wear close to their body with certain symbolism or protection. How would talisman looks today? Could it still somehow improve our wellbeing? In this workshop you will reimagine talisman and explore your own connections between the form and its symbolic meaning.​ This workshop is suitable for complete beginners. You will learn how to make your talisman by using lost wax technique. Lost wax is very expressive and exciting technique...
Make Your Own Wedding Ring
Make Your Own Wedding Ring
Lothian
£200
You will learn how to design and make your ring by using lost wax technique. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners. It is much more easier working with jewellery waxes rather then directly in metal. At the beginning we will play with different ideas and try various kinds of special waxes. You will learn basics of wax carving and sculpting and make several models. Then we decide on the final design which will be then casted in Sterling Silver (or other metal). It would be possible to make a...
Porcelain in Jewellery
Porcelain in Jewellery
Lothian - Next course on 22nd September 2019
£55
The only porcelain in Jewellery course in Scotland This workshop is suitable for both beginners and experienced jewellers who would like to try new material. You will learn about different clay techniques and how to make jewellery from porcelain in a friendly jewellery studio. Porcelain pieces may appear fragile but actually fired porcelain is very hard material. On Mohs scale of hardness porcelain is 7 which is the hardness of most semiprecious stones as Quartz family (Amethyst, Citrine etc.) or Garnets. It is much harder than glass (glass is 5,5)...
Ring Making - Wax Carving for Beginners
Ring Making - Wax Carving for Beginners
Lothian - Next course on 21st September 2019
£75
Come to learn a new skills in a friendly jewellery studio. This workshop is suitable for people without any previous experience with jewellery but also for jewellers who would like to learn new technique. During this workshop you will learn how to make jewellery from special waxes. You will try various carving and sculpting techniques and make several models. One of your design will be then casted in Sterling Silver. Finalised (casted, cleaned and finished) rings will be ready to pick up (or sent) in 3 weeks.​ Course is tought...