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Silversmithing Basics -Working with Wire

£70.00

Silversmithing Basics, one day workshop
Saturday 22nd April 2017, 10 - 4.30

Working with Wire

£70 Price includes all materials and refreshments.

You can create amazing jewellery just using wire; Learn basic silversmithing skills and create a simple pendant and earrings or a bracelet.

Through the course of the day you’ll learn the basics of how to work with wire, including shaping and texturing the metal, how to solder and then finish your piece. You'll also learn some staples of jewellery making such as how to make your own jump rings, earring findings and clasps. Some basic jewellery making skills are helpful but not necessary.

Your tutor Anna, is at hand to help you develop your design if needed. You’ll be working in copper and an allocated amount of silver to create your final piece.

This is part of a pair of workshops. To give you a full introduction to silversmithing we recommend you also book on our Silversmithing Basics One Day workshop - 'Working with Sheet Metal' on Saturday 13th May (Price £75). Book both workshops now for £130, saving you £15.

This is an intensive course and so places are limited to 5 people.

Tutor: Anna Roebuck