Image of a sterling silver raised bowl with gold plated interior.

£TBC

EXCL MATERIALS

COURSE

 

CLASS

 

8 Weeks

3 Hours

Silversmith Daytime Class

DATES & BOOKING

MIXED

Jessica Hickman-Woolcott

You will learn

  • How to use a piercing saw
  • How to file
  • How to develop precision
  • How to solder accurately
  • How to form
  • Polishing and finishing
  • How to raise
  • How to planish
  • How to stitch

The course introduces students to silversmithing techniques through a variety of projects such as making a napkin ring, a cylindrical box, a spoon or raising a bowl.

Students have the option of working in either silver or base metal.

This mixed ability class can accommodate beginners through to advanced makers.

As a Beginner

You will follow a number of projects that will build your confidence in making and in the workshop environment.

As an Improver

A series of set projects are recommended to build your skills. This allows students to progress to self directed projects.

Materials

Sundries such as solder and saw blades are included in the course fees. Metals, findings and a variety of stones are available for purchase at the school or feel free to bring your own to work with.

Ability

Suitable for beginners / all levels.

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