Jewellery Making. (Improvers)
About the Course
Over the duration of five evening courses you will build upon existing knowledge and develop your jewellery making skills. The key focus of this course will be Vitreous enamelling, piercing and tube riveting.
Week One: You will refresh on basic techniques such as texturing, piercing and drilling using copper.
Week Two: Fee will give a demonstration on Vitreous enamelling and doming metal. You will then be able to practice experimenting with enamel.
Week Three: You will gain a more in depth knowledge of enamelling. Fee will also do a demonstration on tube riveting. Students will design their own pieces which will then be enamelled. You will also learn how to cold connect with tube riveting.
Week Four: Students will work on their own projects with assistance of Fee the tutor. She will help with planning and then making of your own project.
Week Five: Students will continue and finish their projects with the assistance of Fee.
It is run by Fiona Cocks BA(Hons) who is has been teaching classes for over 10 years. She is enthusiastic and fun. The 2.5 hour sessions takes place in the workshops of Bigbury Mint, which is in Ermington, near Ivybridge, in the heart of the South Hams area of Devon.
Courses run on Thurdays evenings. We can take group-bookings at other times as well, and these can be tailored to your needs.
What’s included in the price?
All tools and materials are provided, but if you are wishing to work in silver there will be a small additional charge. Turn up ready for a 6pm start on Thursday evenings with clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty, and shoes suitable for a workshop (not flip-flops or sandals). Parking is available right outside. Tea/Coffee and biscuits are available!
Terms and Conditions.
You need to pay for your course in full before booking is confirmed. Phone 01548 830717 to make a payment. Please note that full refunds can only given with a minimum of 30 days notice. If the notice is less than 30 days, then we can only refund 50% of your payment. We retain the right to refuse entry to anyone who is aggressive or under the influence of drugs including alcohol.
Cost. £140 payable on booking.
If you have a group of 6 or more, a course can be arranged just for you. Vouchers available.
- Thursday 31st October 2019, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th November 2019 6-8.30pm