Silversmithing

Make a silver spoon with Abigail Brown

Ref: S1D09723

Suitable for all

£158.00
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About this course

Experience hand forging sterling silver using hammers to make a silver spoon as a special gift or a family heirloom.

Course Description

Learn how to transform a piece of metal from a rectangle into a bowl with a handle to make a long and thin or short and fat, twisted or curled spoon. Take control of the metal to produce a unique special spoon as a gift or a family heirloom.

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

  • Materials (and use of tools) including silver but please note that if there is a dramatic change in the price of silver, there may be an extra charge (or refund if the price goes down).

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

Available to buy

  • Available from shop:
  • General art materials
  • Silver sheet and wire
  • Tools
Please note: Hammering metal all day requires a level of physical fitness and strength in your arms.

"Classroom was a well equipped workshop a great facility for learning a new craft skill.
Abigail Brown was a great teacher and very proficient Silver Smith. The pace of learning was just right and I feel I have come away with a good understand of how to make a piece from a single piece of silver.
I also came away with a Silver Spoon that I am really pleased with"

David, 2019

Tutors

Abigail Brown

Abigail Brown has been producing contemporary designs in silverware since graduating from Loughborough University School of Art & Design in 2001. Her work has been exhibited internationally and is widely collected.

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