Learn to make a simple silver ring with a single cabochon or faceted stone as you learn about the basic tools and processes used to create original jewellery.
If you would like to make a piece of jewellery as a beginner or if you have a little experience and would like to learn to set a stone, this one day course would be of interest. You will learn about the basic tools and processes to make a silver ring and then learn to set either a cabochon or faceted stone in a simple tube setting. The day will take you through the basic skills of sawing, filing, annealing, soldering, polishing and simple setting, and inspire you to want to learn more about this fascinating discipline.
Timetable for one day courses
Students should arrive by 9am for registration.
Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm
Lunch is included.
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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