Saturday 10th March 11:00 - 5:30 pm
Saturday May 19th 11:00 - 5:30 pm
This course is aimed at beginners looking to learn the traditional craft of stone setting. In this one day workshop you will create your very own ring with a set cabochon. During the day you will work with copper, practicing traditional jewellery techniques, and leave with a beautiful unique piece of sterling silver jewellery.
As an introduction to the possibilities in jewellery craft, you will learn how to create a setting, working with metal and the important details of filing and polishing a stone setting. A selection of stones and sterling silver is included in this packed day of jewellery craft. No previous experience required.
*Working with copper and silver
*Soldering, shaping and metal manipulation
* Filing and setting preparation
* Annealing and pickeling
* Polishing & finishing
Tutor - Susan MacLeod