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Beginners Silversmithing, 6 Weeks 10-2

Starts Wednesday 18th Sept 2024

  • Starts 18 Sept
  • 290 British pounds
  • Jewellery Workshops


Fancy having a go at silversmithing and trying something new? This is the course for you. Starting with the basics you'll soon develop a taste for working in metal. You'll be guided through various techniques and also be allowed plenty of time to practice what you're learning to really get the hang of things. The course dates and times are as follows: Wednesday 18th September 10am - 2pm Wednesday 25th September 10am - 2pm Wednesday 2nd October 10am - 2pm Wednesday 9th October 10am - 2pm Wednesday 16th October 10am - 2pm Wedneday 23rd October 10am - 2pm If you're interested in continuing your learning, why not book onto the Intermediate Silversmithing course running from Wednesday 13th November, 10am - 2pm for a further six consecutive weeks. Who is it for? Beginners onwards. Please note that a good level of dexterity and eyesight is required. Over 16s with accompanying adult. What will I learn? We'll work on various projects to allow you to learn the following skills: Saw piercing, drilling and filing Annealing, soldering and heat treating techniques Using a rolling mill to texture metal, roll wire and sheet Polishing methods Jump ring, chain and clasp making Doming and anticlastic raising Riveting Making and sizing a ring band Forming a bezel setting for a cabochon stone What's included All the equipment and materials you need are provided. We'll start working in copper for 2 of our practice pieces then move through to working in silver for our final 2 projects including a pair of roll printed earrings and a beautiful sterling silver bezel set ring. Tea / Coffee and biscuits provided. What shall I bring? Reading glasses if you use them and if you have magnifying glasses please bring these also. Closed toed shoes are advisable and please tie long hair back and avoid loose flappy clothes.

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