SILVER JEWELLERY TASTER SESSIONS
These cover basic jewellery making skills, held at Sevenoak Studio in the creative Northern Quarter. Participants will each be taught a variety of different jewellery skills (hammering, texturing, doming, shaping, soldering, finishing) and will have completed a piece of wearable silver jewellery (earrings, pendant or pin) by the end of the session.
Price £35 – Morning or Afternoon sessions available
MAKE A RING IN A DAY
The course covers a multitude of skills; shaping, hammering, texturing and silver soldering. We will also teach students how to saw, file, size rings and finish silver work. Practice will begin using copper, with demonstrations given for the different skills, followed by time to apply these skills. Once the skills are refined, each person attending will make a sterling silver ring from start to finish, and the ring will be theirs to take away.
Price £75 – full day from 10am – 4pm
MAKE A SILVER BANGLE
The course covers a multitude of skills; shaping, hammering, texturing and silver soldering. We will also teach students how to saw, file, shape bangles and finish silver work. Practice will begin using copper, with demonstrations given for the different skills, followed by time to apply these skills. Once the skills are refined, each person attending will make a sterling silver bangle from start to finish, and the bangle will be theirs to take away. There will be a choice of bangle wire sizes available to suit all.
Price £95 – full day from 10am – 4pm
SILVER & RESIN JEWELLERY
Participants will be shown basic jewellery techniques to create a domed pair of stud earrings or a pendant, first in copper, then in sterling silver. Students will also be shown how to mix, colour and embed various items in non-toxic resin. The resin will be added to your handmade studs or pendant, and everyone will make a beautiful colourful piece of wearable silver jewellery to keep!
Price £55 – 4 hour session
RESIN TASTER SESSION
A fun two hour session which gives an introduction to using resin in costume jewellery. You can have a go at colouring resin and embedding objects into both moulds and ready made bezels (such as brooches and pendants) and also have the option to take home findings to make your resin pieces into magnets, keyrings, or anything you can think of!
Price £25 – morning and afternoon sessions available
KEUM BOO with Karin Sheldon
Keum Boo literally translates as “attached gold” and this course will teach you the ancient Japanese art of fusing 24ct gold onto fine silver jewellery. You will learn how to prepare and apply the gold and how to finish a piece of jewellery. All students will be provided with a starter pack of fine silver and gold to use during the session.
Price £95 – full day course, times tbc, all materials included.
In this fun session you will be able to turn vintage cutlery into a stylist piece of jewellery.
Price and times to be confirmed.
All prices include the cost of materials unless stated otherwise. All classes use copper and sterling silver, and gold embellishments are available at an additional charge.
Refreshments are provided during the classes. Lunch is not provided during the full day sessions, however there is a lovely cafe at Manchester Craft Centre and plenty of restaurants and bars nearby in the Northern Quarter.
For more information on any of our courses please email: firstname.lastname@example.org