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STACKING BANGLES

Create a variety of bangles from plain or decorative silver, copper and brass strips. These can be worn separately or together in an assemblage of your choice.
During this workshop you will learn how to solder the various metals and how to achieve different profiles and finishes to achieve your own unique jewellery.
Materials: £10 per bangle

Date Tues 29th May
Tutor Melissa Hunt  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2083  
Fees £65  
   

   
POLYCLAY

An exciting and fun workshop introducing you to the magic of poly clay.
Learn how to condition your clay first and then you will be guided through basic mixing and finishing techniques. You should make at least one set of plain buttons followed by a set of marbled buttons and a brooch.
Students should be aware that conditioning the clay by hand will need a certain degree of dexterity and strength.
Materials: £10 maximum

Date Sat 23rd June
Tutor Debbie Shaw  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2172  
Fees £55  
   

   
SILVER CLAY RINGS

Make a beautiful solid silver ring from silver clay to your own unique design.
Learn about shrinkage, how to roll out the clay and add texture, how to shape the ring and get a good join. Create something unique by adding stones, decorations and small accents. Learn how to fire your ring and then finish your piece to a professional standard.
Previous attendance of a basic silver clay workshop is preferred for this workshop.

Date Sat 30th June
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2140  
Fees £70  
   

   
STACKING BANGLES

Create a variety of bangles from plain or decorative silver, copper and brass strips. These can be worn separately or together in an assemblage of your choice.
During this workshop you will learn how to solder the various metals and how to achieve different profiles and finishes to achieve your own unique jewellery.
Materials: £10 per bangle

Date Sat 28th July
Tutor Melissa Hunt  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2084  
Fees £65  
   

   
STARTING SILVER CLAY

Course full

An introduction to the amazing qualities of silver clay. An exciting workshop to create your own unique piece of silver jewellery. Discover the versatility of this medium through rolling, texturing and cutting techniques. Learn how to combine both clay and fireable stones, how to prepare your pieces for firing and how to professionally finish your work to a high standard.

Date Wed 1st August
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2138  
Fees £70  
   

   
MORE POLYCLAY

Designed as a follow on workshop from 'Poly Clay'. This workshop will teach you the exciting techniques of Mokume Gane and how to use an extruder. This effective technique results in an amazing array of layered colours and designs in your clay. You will use these to create a fabulous brooch and a shawl pin.
Students will need a certain degree of dexterity and strength for hand conditioning the clay.
Materials: £10 maximum

Date Wed 8th August
Tutor Debbie Shaw  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2173  
Fees £55  
   

   
HALF COPPER HALF SILVER

Learn how to combine copper and silver to make a two tone, half and half, bangle and/or ring to your own design and size.
You will be guided through basic jewellery techniques enabling you to create your unique pieces and then shown how to finish your jewellery to a professional standard.
Materials: £10 per item

Date Wed 15th August
Tutor Melissa Hunt  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2085  
Fees £65  
   

   
MINI MACRAME FOR JEWELLERY

Learn how to combine copper and silver to make a two tone, half and half, bangle and/or ring to your own design and size.
You will be guided through basic jewellery techniques enabling you to create your unique pieces and then shown how to finish your jewellery to a professional standard.
Materials: £10 per item

Date Wed 15th August
Tutor Anne Dyer  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2056  
Fees £35  
   

   
SILVER CLAY RINGS

Make a beautiful solid silver ring from silver clay to your own unique design.
Learn about shrinkage, how to roll out the clay and add texture, how to shape the ring and get a good join. Create something unique by adding stones, decorations and small accents. Learn how to fire your ring and then finish your piece to a professional standard.
Previous attendance of a basic silver clay workshop is preferred for this workshop.

Date Wed 19th September
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2141  
Fees £70