16 March - Beginners Jewellery Making Workshop
Learn to make your own beaded gemstone jewellery with a friendly tutor in this all-day intensive creative workshop.
You will learn many skills to craft your own necklaces, earrings and a bracelet to take home. You will be guided to learn a variety of techniques with demonstrations and support to create your own, unique designs from sterling silver, silver plate, gold plate and copper wire - with plenty of time for practice and experimentation.
- Jewellery design
- Make ear wires
- Make head pins
- Methods of attaching beads
- Making connectors
- Wire wrapping stones
- Using wire to form shapes
- Make hoop earrings
- Make dangle earrings
- Making a beaded bar necklace
- Making cluster necklaces
- Using tools
- Where to buy materials and tools
- how to care for your jewellery
And you will have several pieces of beautiful and unique jewellery -necklaces, earrings and a bracelet to take away with you.
The workshop takes place at my Twickenham (South West London) garden studio with all tools and materials, as well as a simple lunch, tea and coffee provided. The teacher is (me) Kate Harvey - the founder of Grace & Flora Jewellery. I run various regular workshops including beginners jewellery making: and beginners silversmithing projects