What are Taster Classes?

Taster classes are short introductory courses in a specific technique for those interested to try jewellery making or silversmithing. All our taster classes are perfect for absolute beginners with no previous experience.

The booking schedule button will take you directly to our booking system, showing a list of all the courses available for the upcoming year on this page.

Taster Classes

Image of a silver ring being soldered.
Image of a silver leaf pendant made using a rolling mill.

Silver Jewellery Taster Class - Leaf Pendant


Image of a pair of sterling silver napkin rings students will make in this class.

Silversmith Taster Class - Napkin Rings


Image of a sterling silver ring with a fine silver bezel setting and amethyst cabochon stone

Stone Setting Taster Class


Image of a variety of gem stones including a black opal, fire opal, lemon quartz, citrine, synthetic ruby and orange CZ with a brass loupe

Gemmology Taster Class


Frequently asked questions

How many students in a class?

Our workshop has capacity for 10 students. However, the number of students per class will depend on the course.

Will you run this course again?

We try to run popular courses once a term.

What are the workshop rules?

Download our workshop guidelines here

Is there an age restriction on courses?

All our course are for over 16’s unless otherwise stated in the course information.

Is the workshop wheelchair friendly?

Unfortunately our workshop is on the 1st floor only accessible via a staircase.

Do I need to bring my own tools?

We have a very well equipped workshop, you do not need to bring anything unless you have your own tools you prefer to use.

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