Silver Jewellery Making
6 week Course
Starting JANUARY 2023
(This course is now well underway. There will be a new course starting on March 13th do get in touch if you are interested.)
This course is suitable for complete beginners and is packed with techniques.
Maximum of 4 participants.
Jan 9th, 16th, 23rd,30th, Feb 6, and 13th
The same course will be running in the morning 9.30 - 12.30 as in the evening 6 - 9
Morning - 1 space available
Evening - 2 spaces available
If you are interested, please get in touch with Sara Piper Heap
Mobile 07719 210136, or email me via the contact form here
Week 1 :- Texturing, embossing and piercing. You will leave with a Pendant and/or earrings
Week 2 :- Basic soldering – you’ll get to make a set of simple stacking rings
Week 3 :- Doming, disc cutting and creating cabochons (for setting later) Lots of enamelling ideas
Week 4 :- Cabochon setting . . . moving toward designing your own piece – setting your own cabochon created last week.
Weeks 5&6 :- You’ll make your own piece(s) of jewellery. This might be a pendant, earrings, ring, bangle, charms whatever you fancy given the skills which you’ve learned.
At the beginning of the course you will be given the opportunity to buy you own silver to use – this will be:-
10cm x 5cm 0.7mm sheet of silver
1m x 0.8mm wire
50cm x 1.5mm wire.
At the time of writing this, the silver cost £55
If you’d rather not purchase this silver, then you can use copper from the studio or purchase the silver you require as you go along.