Learn to transform sterling silver wire into beautiful funky bangles. Try copper and brass for gorgeous fold formed earrings or a pendant. In this one day class we teach you:
"I just wanted to say what a fabulous day I had today at your bangles and rings silversmithing workshop. Very informative, very helpful with loads of guidance and just enough flexibility for students to express their own creativity. I'll definitely be back. Thanks a million! Cheers Niki"
"It was a fun class, new friends and now sporting a lovely new silver cuff and silver bracelet, a day well spent." - Suzanne Bearham (from August 19 workshop)
For our last workshop of the year, come along and enjoy our newly renovated studio. You will take home lovely hand made jewellery, either bracelets or some earrings and a pendant. If you've been a regular student you may make a combination of pieces. Whichever you choose, you'll have fun and leave with something nice to wear.
If you wish to attend a workshop at my studios, I also provide accommodation in a lovely setting for your convenience. You can find my listing on Airbnb.com website - "Doonan Studios" OR book with me direct $60 pr night (includes light breakfast)
9 am til 5 pm. BYO lunch. Refreshments available and a glass of wine at the end!
A fun and relaxed day using everyday items such as saucepan lids, old tins, cards, fabric and small computer components etc - upcycling items into funky wearable art. Sterling silver sheet and brass available to purchase. Silver wire and copper sheet included in price. Some silversmithing techniques including soldering will be included. You will learn to:
Spend the day with Ann Chadwick as she instructs you in this workshop. Many of you know Ann from her many years working at QCA Jewellery & Small Objects faculty and in other areas of this discipline. In this workshop Ann will cover the following:
You will have the opportunity to make several pieces to get you started with this new found knowledge. Ann will also take orders for the purchase of hydraulic press. She has many years experience in metal forming and jewellery creation
Fantastic fun for an afternoon OR morning of laughter and creativity - a truly memorable way to enjoy your Hen's day!
You can choose to get messy with some clay, create a lovely hand built or wheel thrown pot, and have some laughs!
OR you might light to make a lovely pair of earrings combining silver wire and beads, something to take home and wear, the choice is your's Cost: $80 per person and includes your materials, firing and morning or afternoon tea.
BYO Champagne ladies and enjoy the feel of the clay in your hands as you unwind for the afternoon.