. Silver Clay Jewellery Taster Workshop
Venue: Happy Planet – Cost £65 – Info – 3 hours – 4 student maximum per class
What you learn:
- Rolling & cutting
- Pre-fire finishing
- Postfire finishing
- Oxidising to create ‘antiquing’
What you get
- All instructions
- 10g Art Silver Clay – enough silver clay for 2-3 pieces
- Use of required equipment
- Necklace and jump ring and/or earring wires
- Polishing cloth
- Silver polishing cream
Sterling silver chains can be purchased for pendants for a discounted price during the class.
If you are unsure about metal clay jewellery here is a link to a recent episode of MAKE! Craft Britain, Series 1: Episode 2: via @bbciplayer
Emine Thompson is a jewellery artist. She was born in Turkey and now lives in Whitley Bay where her home-studio is. She has been designing and making jewellery professionally for couple of years now. Emine has a background in design and 3D modelling and teaching these skills. Emine likes to work with precious metal clay and is learning traditional silversmithing techniques. She likes to try diverse precious metal clay techniques such as Mokume Gane and mixing different materials to achieve unique high end-products. She is a member of the Association for Contemporary Jewellery and Network Artists North East. She is also registered with Edinburgh Assay Office where some of her fine silver creations are hallmarked as .999 pure silver. You can find her creations on www.silverkupe.com and at The Happy Planet Creative Arts (3A Ilfracombe Gardens, Whitley Bay, NE26 3ND).
Cancellations by attendees
If it is four weeks in advance of the workshop date a full refund or a date change will be offered.
For cancellations of two weeks or less no refund will be offered but alternative dates will be offered.
Cancellation by the instructor
If a cancellation is necessary due to illness etc – attendees will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.
Tues 2nd April 6.30 – 9.30pm, Wed 1st May 6.30 – 9.30pm, Mon 10th June 6.30 – 9.30pm, Tues 16th July 6.30 – 9.30pm, Thurs 5th Sept 6.30 – 9.30pm, Mon 23rd Sept 6.30 – 9.30pm, Wed 16th Oct 6.30 – 9.30pm, Tues 5th Nov 6.30 – 9.30pm, Tues 26th Nov 6.30 – 9.30pm, Wed 11th Dec 6.30 – 9.30pm