Have you ever wanted to design and make your own jewellery?
Come and join me for a creative workshop, making and carving either your very own ring or pendant necklace at beautiful serene venues in Warwickshire.
When & Where:
Choose to attend a workshop at either; The Basement Snug, 13 High Street, Kenilworth, Warwickshire or The Warwick Arms Hotel, 17 High Street, Warwick.
Both venues are beautiful and serene - the perfect environments to be creative and calm in.
In this workshop you will learn how to carve your own ring or pendant in jewellers wax during a relaxed and fun session. Your wax jewellery will then be cast in to solid sterling silver after the workshop and posted back to you. This is a beginners level class, so you don’t need any previous experience. Everyone will be able to create a piece of jewellery unique to you.
What to Expect
The workshop focuses on the ancient jewellery making technique of wax carving which is a really relaxing and therapeutic way to make jewellery - great for your wellbeing. You'll learn about the lost wax casting process and you will be provided with the tools you need to carve, shape and texture your ring or pendant.
Not sure what design you could achieve? – no problem, after you have booked and paid for the class, I will email you over an inspiration moodboard and will bring more examples on the day of your class for you to look through and provide ideas. On the day you can also be given an extra piece of wax to practice with before committing to your final design.
(Your pendant can be any size you would like up to no larger than 30mm diameter and the maximum width of the ring you will be able to make will be 8mm.)
By the end of the 2.5 to 3 hour workshop, you will have created a wax master that I will send away to a specialist for casting a perfect replica of your design in to recycled sterling silver. I will then hand polish and finish your jewellery piece beautifully and post it back to you within 3-4 weeks.
If you prefer gold jewellery, you will also have the choice to have your jewellery plated over the silver with a thick layer of solid 18k gold for an extra charge of £22 (+ a gold plated chain charge if making a pendant) - payable on the day by either cash or card.
- 2.5 to 3 hours of carving
- Design ideas and tuition
- All tools, equipment and materials
- Either a glass of prosecco, a soft drink and nibbles or - a traditional Afternoon Tea lunch (depending on the location of the class you have chosen)
- Casting your jewellery piece in to sterling silver for you after the workshop
- Hand finishing and polishing of your ring or pendant (done by myself)
- An 18 or 20 inch sterling silver rolo chain, if making a pendant
- Your jewellery carefully wrapped and packaged in an organic cotton jewellery pouch
- Delivery of your jewellery piece back to you
I can't wait to see you there!