Jewellery Taster Workshops

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Bead & Wire  (2 hours)

Learn how to design and create stunning jewellery. In this two hour workshop we’ll show you the basic equipment needed to make a necklace or bracelet with our fine collection of beads, combine ideas and designs to make your necklace the one you always wanted. This is a beginner friendly workshop – no prior experience is needed and the emphasis is on fun and learning making basics.


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Silver clay pendant

During this workshop you’ll learn how to create a stunning fingerprint pendant or charm using silver clay. You’ll learn how to  mould, texture, shape, dry, fire and polish your metal clay. Absolutely no experience is necessary and complete beginners are welcome. 

You will be using a great material called metal clay. Metal clay is a clay based substance containing millions of tiny silver particles, when you fire the clay under a torch or in a kiln all of the clay burns away and you are left with a solid silver piece – its like magic! 

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Upcycled jewellery 2.5 hour

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Do you own an old piece of jewellery that has the potential to be something special, but currently isn’t working?Recycle your old jewellery and make it in to beautiful vintage fashion pieces that you can wear with pride.  

Take that earring you have lost the pair to, an old broken necklace and that ring that no longer fits and one of our expert tutors will guide you through the process of making your own, professional quality jewellery combined with our huge selection of beads, chain and various bits and bobs to make your truly unique creations.  

Attend this one day class and learn how to take existing pieces of jewellery and upcycle them into something new. Suitable for complete beginners, no previous experience is necessary.

Make a silver ring

Learn to make a simple but beautiful silver ring in just one evening! 
This class is a great introduction to working with silver and is often taken before doing our Beginners Silver Jewellery Class. 
Throughout the evening our experienced tutor will guide you through the process of working with silver, adding a texture to your ring if you like, and then making it fit to size as well as some sanding and polishing to finish with. 
The rings made in this class are wrap-over rings which mean that there is no soldering involved just lots of fun experimenting with different styles and textures to make you very own personalised silver ring. 
As with all of our classes, all materials are included in the cost of the class as well as plenty of tea, coffee and luxury biscuits! The classes are all run by expert tutors with years of professional experience who are friendly, knowledgeable and approachable. 
Book your place now on a course now and you will be wearing your lovely finished ring in no time.  

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SILVER CHARM
Class Description 
This class is a great introduction to working with silver and is often taken before doing our Beginners Silver Jewellery Class. 
Come along for the evening and learn to make a solid silver charm using traditional silver work techniques. In just one evening you will be guided through the process of designing, sawing, sanding and polishing your piece to a professional standard by one of our expert tutors. 
The process involves adding textures, cutting your shape out of sheet metal, getting to grips with the basics of cutting silver, followed by sanding and polishing your piece. Once your charm is finished, it can be put on to a necklace or keyring to wear home with pride. 
As with all of our classes, all materials are included in the cost of the class as well as plenty of tea, coffee and luxury biscuits! The classes are all run by expert tutors with years of professional experience who are friendly, knowledgeable and approachable. 
Book early to avoid disappointment! 
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MAKE A PAIR OF SILVER CUFFLINKSdreamstime_xs_24522893

Class Description 
In this fun tasterclass, learn how to make a lovely pair of solid silver cufflinks to take home with you in just three hours. The perfect personal gift for a friend, family member or partner and also perfect for learning the techniques used in cufflink making. This is a beginners level class, no previous experience needed.
Techniques covered in this class include:  
– Cutting out shapes in silver using the jewellers saw
– Texturing silver or adding letters
– Soldering cufflink backs
– Filing, poishing and finishing
– Creating a finished paif of cufflinks to take home
Classes are very small with a maximum of 7 students allowing close attention from the tutor.