Jewellery

Silver Christmas themed earrings with Sarah Macrae

Ref: S1D09321

Beginners

£150.00
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About this course

Learn to make an individual pair of Christmas earrings from silver sheet, curving and shaping the metal to create snowflakes, angels, stars or Christmas trees.

Course Description

If you are interested in making jewellery and would like to make yourself or a friend an unusual and individual pair of Christmas earrings then you will enjoy this one day course. Using the theme of Christmas, you will learn to saw out snowflakes, angels, stars, or Christmas trees in silver. You can then curve or shape or decorate them with texture before attaching the earring finding. You may choose for the pair of earrings to be the same design or follow the current fashion and make each earring different. Through this project you will be introduced to some of the basic tools and processes of making jewellery including sawing, filing, soldering, shaping, texturing and polishing which will inspire you to want to learn more about this fascinating discipline.

Timetable

Timetable for one day courses

Students should arrive by 9am for registration.

Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm

Lunch is included.

Course Materials

Included

  • Silver and consumables (solder, abrasives etc)

What students need to bring

  • An apron
  • Shoes that cover your feet (no sandals or flip flops or high heels)
  • Something to tie your hair back with, if it is long

Please note: You do need to have good eyesight for this project or have magnifying glasses enabling you to focus close up.

Student Reviews

" Working with such a professional and supportive tutor in an amazing environment "

Sheena 2019

" learning new skills from experienced tutor "

Elizabeth 2019

Tutors

Sarah Macrae

Sarah graduated Brighton Polytechnic in 1981 and has combined her studio practice as a jeweller with teaching part time. A member of The Designer Jewellers Group, she has exhibited at the Barbican Arts Centre (London) for the last twenty eight years. In 2000 Sarah was invited to write an introduction to Jewellery for Crowood Press and she features in several youtube videos. Sarah's work can be seen on Facebook and Instagram.

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