Getting Started in Silversmithing

Course Name: Getting Started in Silversmithing
Location / Venue: Oswestry Campus
Start Date: 17-Jun-17      NEW DATE
Course Code: POS0CED412
Days: Saturday
Times: 10.00am-4.00pm
Weeks: 1
Tuition Fee: £40.00 + Materials Fee£20.00

PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE DATE HAS NOW BEEN CHANGED TO SATURDAY 17 JUNE.

PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE NO REFRESHMENT FACILITIES AT COLLEGE ON SATURDAYS PLEASE BRING YOUR LUNCH AND A DRINK 


What is the course about?
Get to grips with the basics of silversmithing all in one day! 
You will be shown how to make a piece of jewellery with a demonstration. Then be guided through how to make it step by step. 
There will be the chance to customise your piece as we go along so everyones can be unique and individual.
We will cover all the basics, sawing, filing, soldering, cleaning and polishing.
By the end of the day you will have a finished piece of jewellery ready to wear, and as most people are, hooked on silversmithing after a taster! 

No experience needed, all abilities are welcomed,  the techniques learned will enable you to continue making silver pieces in the future.
You will be shown a demonstration of techniques, and then get going yourself with guidance.

All tools will be provided, silver will be included in the materials fee charged. 

Is there anything I need to bring with me?  
Please bring with you a pen and notepad, tie long hair back and wear closed toe shoes. You will be working in a workshop so old clothes or an apron are also advised.


Are there any opportunities for progression with this course?
You can progress onto WEEKLY classes or other workshops if interest allows.

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