What you'll do
Come along and give jewellery making a try. This taster session will cover the basic jewellery making skills through demonstration and individual practice. WHAT WILL WE LEARN? You will learn basic skills of jewellery making including: piercing, filing, texturing, annealing, forming and polishing. WHAT WILL I MAKE? You will create 3 stacking rings that you can take home and enjoy. WHO IS IT SUITABLE FOR? This is the perfect beginners class. It is suitable for 1-6 people Great for an alternative Celebratory party Perfect for something to do whilst visiting St Ives Kirsty will work with you as a group and as individuals to support and guide you through your learning. DURATION OF CLASS? The class will be for 2 1/2 hours Short Break for Refreshments/ Light Snacks. WHERE WILL I BE MAKING MY JEWELLERY? You will be making your jewellery in Kirsty's fully functioning Workshop at the beautiful Sloop Studios. WHAT WILL I NEED TO BRING? We will supply all the tools and equipment needed for jewellery making. Sterling Silver will be provided for this session HEALTH & SAFETY For Health & Safety: Wear your hair tied back, closed toe shoes and clothes you don't mind getting dirty in.
Kirsty & Raymond
I'm the Jeweller at the amazingly creative community: 'The Sloops Studios' . This is where your jewellery making experience will take place. It stands near the glorious harbour on the site of the old St Ives fish cellar (not far to go for a relaxing break). You will be designing and making in a fully equipped workshop that I use daily for my retail business. Here, i offer a variety of jewellery making workshops suitable for any level, using my 17 years of experience in the jewellery industry. I have studied jewellery at the Prestigious Birmingham School of Jewellery , returning to my home town of St Ives with a First Class Honors Degree, teaching qualifications and heaps of experience within the jewellery industry. Lesson's are relaxed, informative and fun, and situated in the most beautiful place in the UK (I think so anyway).
Specialist Jewellery Equipment. Sterling Silver will be included in the price
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Where you'll be
We will conduct our workshop at my jewellery workshop at the amazing Sloop Studios. About The Sloop Studios: Established in 1969, the Sloop Studios stand near the harbour on the site of the old St Ives fish cellar. Traditional local materials have been used to create a unique setting for the workshops and selling areas. The founding ethos of the studios was to get together a creative community in an environment designed specifically for them.
Things to keep in mind
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Up to 4 guests ages 16 and up can attend. Students do not require any prior experience. Kirsty will pitch her lesson to your needs.
Jewellery class with award-winning maker