Silver Jewellery Casting Workshop

Like the idea of melting silver? Give this jewellery making class in Camden a try!



7 hours Class size 1 to 3     label £145
Join this silversmithing class in London where you will learn various techniques for melting and casting with silver to create your own unique jewellery. Ideal for those with some jewellery (metal working) experience, but beginners are also welcome.
This (and all my courses) is designed for adults. I do not currently offer classes for children and teenagers.
During this fun and creative day out, you will have the opportunity to play with fire and explore different ways of melting and casting silver. We will cover sand (delft clay) casting, and water (drop) casting, allowing you to create a diverse range of shapes and forms. Once you've experimented with these techniques, you will have the chance to transform your favourite shapes into wearable solid silver jewellery.
You can expect to create either a series of abstract, organic forms with the water casting, or using sand casting - the most successful forms are chunky rings, medallions and relatively simple forms - you will have a selection of shapes to choose from on the day.
Throughout the class, your experienced instructor will guide you through the process and provide all the necessary materials. You can expect a supportive and uplifting atmosphere where you can freely explore your creativity.
By the end of the workshop, you will leave with your own stunning piece of solid silver jewellery, made entirely by you. So why not join us for this exciting silversmithing class in London and discover the joy of creating your own beautiful jewellery through the art of melting and casting with silver.
Please note that the workshop is located downstairs and metal working can be fairly physical, so it may not be suitable for individuals with mobility or dexterity issues – we apologise for any inconvenience.
Knowledge required
Ideal for jewellers with a little experience looking to expand their skills and design ideas, but beginners are also welcome...
 
What you'll get
  • You will leave with either a gorgeous piece of solid silver jewellery, ready to wear and proudly show off, or alternatively a series of silver test pieces to continue work on later.
  • All materials needed are included in the class fee - including solid silver to create your own unique jewellery pieces.
  • Students will also get detailed handouts with tips and instructions to help them if they decide to continue with similar work at home, plus tea/coffee/drinks and snacks during the session.
Lunch is not included, but there are lots of great cafes and food stalls locally here in Camden Town to try out.
What to bring
Bring yourself, any jewellery ideas you have, your reading glasses (if you wear them), and please wear solid, closed in shoes (no sandals) to protect your feet
 
Location

North West London

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Your teacher
Penny Akester
Penny Akester

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Penny is a full time jewellery tutor, and has loved making jewellery in various forms since around 1994. She has been teaching jewellery making to adults since 2009.
" I love jewellery making, as a way to express my creativity, to relax, and to share with other people... My goal is to encourage students to build solid technical skills that they can continue to work on, while encouraging a relaxed and enjoyable, creative atmosphere*
Join Penny for some jewellery making fun - as a creative break from your everyday life, as a one off day out, as the start of a new hobby, or even a new career...

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