Jewellery making workshops
Make your own one-of-a-kind silver jewellery
Fancy turning jewellery designer for the evening and crafting your own unique handmade piece?
Then join me for a wonderfully relaxing and creative workshop carving a design in jewellers wax which will then be cast in silver and finished according to your requirements. Previous jewellery making experience is not necessary as I’ll help you through the process from start to finish.
What sort of jewellery will I make at a workshop?
You can choose to make a ring (up to 8mm wide) OR a pendant (approx. 15mm x 15mm). With my guidance you'll carve your own unique design from wax which will then be cast in silver. You'l learn about the lost wax casting process and explore techniques for creating effects and textures using simple tools.
By the end of the 2.5 hour session you will have created a wax master which will be sent away to London’s famous Hatton Garden for casting in silver. I will then hand finish your piece according to your specifications and post it back to you in a beautifully packaged gift box.
How much does the workshop cost?
The cost of the workshop is £95 per person which includes materials, tuition, refreshments, casting your piece/s in silver, finishing & polishing and return postage to you.
Pieces larger than these specifications above will incur an extra charge. Should you wish to have your finished piece(s) plated in yellow or rose gold then an extra £30 is payable on the day.
Can I buy a workshop voucher as a gift?
Yes you can, they make great gifts! If you would like to buy a voucher please contact me at email@example.com to arrange your purchase.
When & where do the workshops take place?
All workshops take place at Kiln Workshop, 63 North Road, Bristol and the next sessions will be in Spring/Summer 2022.
If you'd like to know when the new dates go live, please drop me a line HERE and I'll add you to the waiting list.
If you're unable to make it to Bristol for a workshop, but would like to enquire about a private party for 6-10 people then I'd love to help! Please get in touch on the above e-mail address to discuss your requirements
Kind words from previous jewellery making workshop participants
Check out what previous participants thought about the workshops below. You can see some of the beautiful pieces they have made on my Pinterest board HERE
"I did a ring making workshop. I couldn't believe what a wonderful thing I was able to produce in only two hours. Great friendly atmosphere & support from Elin. Highly recommended!", Mel
‘Elin’s ring workshop was an absolute pleasure. The experience of whittling away that intricate little piece of wax was deeply satisfying in and of itself. But to then have your labours arrive through the post as a solid cast piece of metal (that will last FOREVER UNTIL THE END OF TIME) was a genuine thrill. I’m fully fledged a metal smith convert.’ Mikey
"I went on a ring making workshop with Elin and it was brilliant. I learnt a lot and had so much fun at the same time. I would really really recommend this experience - I was a complete beginner and still managed to produce a ring I love and am proud of", Lynsey
"I thoroughly recommend Elin’s workshop. With a relaxed and lovely atmosphere and Elin’s guidance you are sure to have a great time and leave with a beautiful and unique creation at the end of it", Jonny
"Had an amazing time at the make a ring workshop! My ring is so lovely, and Elin was a great teacher, I highly recommend the workshop!", Sophie
"A wonderfully creative way to spend the evening with my friend! I had no idea whether I would be able to create something wearable, but with Elin's help and guidance I have created a beautiful silver ring which fits perfectly! thank you so much Elin...I'm sure I'll be back!", Rachel