JEWELLERY MAKING WORKSHOPS
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 YOU'LL DO
With my guidance you'll carve your own unique ring or pendant design to be cast in silver. You will learn about the casting process as well as exploring different techniques for creating effects and textures using simple tools.
By the end of the 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. You can see some examples of what other participants have made on my Pinterest board.
HOW IT WORKS
You can choose to make ONE of the following:
1) A ring (up to 8mm wide)
2) A large pendant (approx. 15mm x 15mm)
3) Two smaller layering necklaces (each approx. 10mm x 10mm)
The cost of the workshop is £85 which includes materials, tuition, refreshments and casting your piece/s in silver.
Please note that pieces that are larger than the 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.
All workshops take place at Kiln Workshop, 63 North Road, Bristol and the next available sessions are detailed below. Please note that these are the last dates for 2021.
COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES
To keep everyone safe and happy, participants will be seated at least one metre apart and the windows and doors will remain open to aid ventilation. Please provide your own face covering to wear during the session (apart from when eating or drinking).
If you experience any symptoms or come into contact with anyone who is experiencing symptoms, please DO NOT attend the class. If you are unable to attend because of this I am happy to transfer your booking to another date. If an alternative date is not convenient I will provide a full refund.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"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