Guild Events and Day Schools

This course is suitable for beginners and to those with some jewellery making experience. Making a ring is a great project to lay some firm foundations in jewellery making. You will learn a wide range of jewellery making skills such as: • Piercing • Filing • Annealing • Soldering • Basic Forming • Basic hammering • Texturing • Polishing •...

Design and manufacture a special piece of cutlery such as a cocktail stirrer, gin spoon, olive pick, cake fork, salt spoon, teaspoon, etc. You can use brass, silver, copper or bronze shaping with Hannah’s wide variety of unusual steel spoon formers to achieve your chosen design. Will the handle be sleek and contemporary or extremely flamboyant, or perhaps something to...

This workshop could be used to design and create a metal festive garland, tree decoration, window ornament or door wreath embellishments from any metal. Maybe craft a three-dimensional jingling bell for Santa to ring on his rounds. Alternatively, this session could be used to make a piece of jewellery perhaps to be gifted to a special person at Christmas.

Spend a day designing and making jewellery. If you are a novice you will be introduced to the workshop and if you are familiar with our workshop you will be able to continue to build on your skills. This is a day for everyone. Why not attend with a friend or family member to make a great day out.

Taking place 10am-1pm on Saturday 15th & 22nd January 2022 Learn how to make jewellery using epoxy resin. You will be taught how to mix, pour and cast resin using a range of molds and materials. You will be able to produce a range of items, for example: rings, earrings, pendants. This course is run over two separate Saturdays giving...

A day for all abilities. Make something for a special someone, be it a galentine, valentine or just your wonderful self. Perhaps a locket, a ring with a secret compartment or a keepsake for your special person. This day is open to interpretation and suitable for every ability or even bring along your loved one to make something together.

Spend time exploring enameling processes. Either use copper blanks or make your own shapes from copper or silver. You can texture, apply gold or silver foil under the enamel, drag coloured enamels together, add highlights of mille fleur, glass canes, experiment using layers of sgraffito, graphite and contemporary cloisonne. You can choose to make a couple of enameled pieces into...

A day for experimenting, suitable for all abilities. You will be able to explore the ancient and traditional techniques of casting including cuttlefish, delft sand, water, spaghetti, ice, broom, etc....

A day for experimenting, suitable for all abilities. You will be able to explore the ancient and traditional techniques of casting including cuttlefish, delft sand, water, spaghetti, ice, broom, etc. You can create your pieces into jewellery on the day or bring them along to your weekly class.

A bangle is the jewellery equivalent of that little black dress everyone should have in their cupboard. It is a great project to lay some firm foundations in jewellery making. You will learn a wide range of jewellery making skills such as: • Piercing • Filing • Annealing • Soldering • Basic Forming • Basic hammering • Texturing • Polishing...

This class is suitable for both beginners and those with some experience.

Learn to make your own chains, whether to incorporate into another piece of jewellery or as a stand-alone...

Chainmaking Day

Mar 26, 2022

This class is suitable for both beginners and those with some experience. Learn to make your own chains, whether to incorporate into another piece of jewellery or as a stand-alone chain. Making your own chains is a valuable and rewarding skill to learn. In this class you will be taught to make your own chains in copper and silver. Techniques...

Interpret this title as you wish…..Inspiration can be drawn from pretty florals, exotic plants, fantasy creatures, favourite domestic pets, etc. Have fun using different metals, patinas and scales within your designs.

Perhaps create a trinket box, a bowl, a ring stand, a pill box, a tooth box or something of your choice. You could have a simple and contemporary open container, a slightly more complex push lid or really stretch your skills, creating a hinged lid with multiple knuckles.

This class is suitable for those who already have some jewellery making experience. We will commence with basic lines, progressing to more complex shading, applied in a modern way progressing at your own speed. The day will start by sharpening and looking after your tools before practicing your engraving marks. You will then progress to design and make an organic...

Make something with movement and therapeutic values. Design and make a piece of jewellery with movement. It could be using a specialist tool to make a spinner ring or a spinner bangle on the flypress or a riveted hollow form lentil ring. Perhaps a pendant with moving components? The list is endless but items with movement are very therapeutic, relieving...

Spend a day designing and making jewellery. If you are a novice you will be introduced to the workshop and if you are familiar with our workshop you will be able to continue to build on your skills. This is a day for everyone. Why not attend with a friend or family member to make a great day out.

An introduction to the ancient technique of repoussé, dating back to Tutankhamun. Your metal is shaped by placing it on a supportive base such as pitch, wood or thermoplastic. You use a hammer and punches (which you can make to suit your project) to create a low three dimensional relief to your work. This traditional technique is used in conjunction...