Have you ever thought you would love to learn to make jewellery but are not sure about what is involved, and whether you will enjoy and have an aptitude for working in silver? Before you sign up to a longer course come and try making a simple silver ring.
This one day course will introduce you to the basic tools and processes and teach you how to make a silver ring with the option of stamping and applying decoration to produce an individual and unique piece.
The day will take you through the basic skills of sawing, filing annealing, texturing with punches, soldering and polishing hopefully inspiring you to want to learn more and develop your skills in this fascinating discipline.
Everyone will complete a silver band by the end of the day.
Timetable for one day courses
Students should arrive by 9am for registration.
Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm
Lunch is included.
"Our tutor, Sarah, was amazing. So helpful and patient with us all throughout the day.
Also West Dean college is the most beautiful setting."
- Abbie, 2019
"Gosh where to start? Learning from an incredible expert in the field and finding a new passion, all in the most exceptional setting and as an added bonus, the most delicious lunch. I got home and booked straight on to Sarah’s next workshop."
- Olivia, 2019
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.