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Courses

Silver Stacking Rings Workshop 

Booking Info
  • TutorLana Crabb
  • Price-
  • Age-
  • LevelBeginners/Improvers

Wed 18 Jul, 10am - 4pm | £39 (£35) | Beginners/Improvers | 18+

Design and make your own collection of Silver Stacking Rings! Learn how to cut, heat, pattern, solder and polish metal to create a unique piece of jewellery.

Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for adults aged 18+. It is open to beginners and improvers. You do not need to have any jewellery making experience to attend this course as full instruction is given. If you have some previous experience and would like to develop your skills, learn some new techniques and work on your own designs with the tutor’s support and guidance.

The course is accessible for adults of all abilities but requires a high level of manual dexterity and tool handling. A support worker or carer may assist. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The studio is wheelchair accessible. Please enquire to discuss your specific needs.

What will you learn on this course?

On this course you will learn the skills necessary to design and make your own set of silver stacking rings in a few hours. You will be make a range of test pieces, being taught a range of traditional jewellery making skills and techniques, that may include:
• saw piercing
• filing
• annealing
• soldering
• polishing
• texturing

You will then learn how to develop a design from paper to practice creating your own unique silver stacking rings.

Our fully equipped studio has workbenches, soldering hearth, pickle bath, rolling mill, pendant motors and a variety of hand tools including piercing saws, files, hammers and punches which the tutor will teach you to use safely and correctly.

On completing the course you will have gained confidence in basic bench skills, developed your fine motor skills and hand eye coordination, and have a piece of jewellery you have designed and made to wear or to give to friends and family.

Do you need to bring anything?
All materials, tools and equipment are provided including a small piece of silver to make your rings. 

Are there any additional costs?
There are no additional costs.

Who teaches this course?
Lana Crabb

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Pre-book a delicious packed lunch for just £5. Simply add to your basket when booking.