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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  
   

   
CREATE A SPLIT RING

Make an interesting split ring, to your own size and design, from either copper or silver or a combination of both. First, learn how to take a ring size accurately. You will then make a piece consisting of two rings that are connected together in a specific place and then parted to create this flattering split ring shank. See the magic of soldering at its best. Add a decorative feature at the front and you have a beautiful, unusual piece of jewellery.

Date Wed 3rd October
Tutor Melissa Hunt  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2280  
Fees £70  
   

   
FUSED GLASS JEWELLERY

An exciting half day workshop exploring the possibilities of combining decorative inclusions with fused glass to make up to five unique pieces of jewellery. Experiment with clear sheet glass, copper sheet and wire, delicate metal leaf and sparkling mica powders, combining to create beautiful effects. All work made during the day will need to be fired in a kiln and collected at a later date.

Date Tues 6th November
Tutor Jo Newman  
Time 1.30pm to 4.00pm  
Ref 2357  
Fees £50  
   

   
ANODISED ALUMINIUM

Using a selection of water based dyes, permanent markers and inks, spend most of the day dyeing and patterning aluminium and then fixing the colours to make them permanent. Aluminium is a very easy metal to work with and, in the last part of the workshop, you will cut some simple shapes to make pendants or earrings and look at other exciting possibilities. This is a very easy craft to continue at home.

Date Tues 6th November
Tutor Jane Radford  
Time 10.00m to 4.00pm  
Ref 2325  
Fees £55  
   

   
SILVER JEWELLERY IN A DAY

Spend a day learning simple techniques to produce your own metal jewellery. Practise tool use and model-making in copper first, then lose yourself in the magical process of turning silver into unique pieces of jewellery before your very eyes! Create one or two beautiful pieces of simple jewellery to take home.

Date Tues 27th November
Tutor Melissa Hunt  
Time 10.00m to 4.00pm  
Ref 2281  
Fees £70  
   

   
INTRODUCTION TO SILVER CLAY

Discover the amazing qualities of silver clay. During this half day workshop you will make a silver Calla Lily necklace with textured leaf, ready to wear. You will learn a variety of techniques includeing rolling, texturing and shaping on the mould. After firing you will burnish your work, add your beads to a headpin, and finally add your chain.

Date Wed 28th November
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 9.30m to 12.30pm  
Ref 2334  
Fees £55  
   

   
SILVER CLAY LEAVES

This half day workshop is designed to introduce you to the amazing qualities of silver clay. You will create stunning silver jewellery from a real leaf through the processes of pasting, sanding and firing. By adding antiquing colour and polishing, transform your leaves into a beautiful necklace or earrings that you can take home with you.

Date Wed 28th November
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 1.30pm to 4.30pm  
Ref 2332  
Fees £50  
   

   
INTRODUCTION TO SILVER CLAY

Discover the amazing qualities of silver clay. During this half day workshop you will make a silver Calla Lily necklace with textured leaf, ready to wear. You will learn a variety of techniques includeing rolling, texturing and shaping on the mould. After firing you will burnish your work, add your beads to a headpin, and finally add your chain.

Date Sun 20th January
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 9.30am to 12.30pm  
Ref 2335  
Fees £55  
   

   
SILVER CLAY LEAVES

This half day workshop is designed to introduce you to the amazing qualities of silver clay. You will create stunning silver jewellery from a real leaf through the processes of pasting, sanding and firing. By adding antiquing colour and polishing, transform your leaves into a beautiful necklace or earrings that you can take home with you.

Date Sun 20th January
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 1.30pm to 4.30pm  
Ref 2333  
Fees £50  
   

   
ANODISED ALUMINIUM

Using a selection of water based dyes, permanent markers and inks, spend most of the day dyeing and patterning aluminium and then fixing the colours to make them permanent. Aluminium is a very easy metal to work with and, in the last part of the workshop, you will cut some simple shapes to make pendants or earrings and look at other exciting possibilities. This is a very easy craft to continue at home.

Date Wed 6th February
Tutor Jane Radford  
Time 10.00m to 4.00pm  
Ref 2326  
Fees £55  
   

   
SILVER EARRINGS

Make a pair of silver earrings to your own design in a day. You will be introduced to the potential of the tools and equipment in the jewellery workshop and shown how to create a pair of beautiful stud or drop earrings.

Date Tues 12th February
Tutor Melissa Hunt  
Time 10.00m to 4.00pm  
Ref 2283  
Fees £70  
   

   
STARTING SILVER CLAY

Create a unique piece of silver jewellery through this very versatile medium. During this workshop, you will practise rolling, shaping, texturing and cutting techniques, creating a beautiful, lentil shaped pendant to your own design. Learn how to prepare your work for firing and how to finish your work to a professional standard.

Date Wed 20th March
Tutor Lori Ridgway  
Time 10.00m to 4.00pm  
Ref 2331  
Fees £70  
   

   

SILVER JEWELLERY IN A DAY

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Spend a day learning simple techniques to produce your own metal jewellery. Practise tool use and model-making in copper first, then lose yourself in the magical process of turning silver into unique pieces of jewellery before your very eyes! Create one or two beautiful pieces of simple jewellery to take home.

Date Sat 23rd March
Tutor Melissa Hunt  
Time 10.00m to 4.00pm  
Ref 2282  
Fees £70