Surprise your mum this Mother’s Day with a special ring making workshop!
Spend quality ‘mother and daughter’ or ‘mother and son’ time in the studio, creating a Sterling silver ring, using traditional silversmithing methods. There is a choice of three designs to choose from and you will be able to wear the ring with pride at the end of the session! Suitable for complete beginners. The workshop is priced for two people but we can accommodate more on request. Our Jewellery workshop gift voucher will be posted to you, to present to your mum before the workshop!
A complementary, planter with spring flowers (miniature Daffodils and Muscari) will adorn the workbench on your arrival, for your mum to take away.
Date: Saturday 21st March.
Time: 9.30am (Also available at 2pm)
Approximate time: 3 – 3 1/2 hours
After a short health and safety discussion, you will be introduced to the tools to be used and receive a demonstration on the various methods of silversmithing
You will learn
To cut a length of silver with a piercing saw
How to anneal the silver with a gas torch, allowing you to add shape and texture
Form the silver into a ring shape and size it to your finger
File the ends and edges of the silver ready for soldering
How to solder the join to create a continuous round ring shape
You will then polish your ring to a mirror finish ready to wear with pride!
Skills to be covered:
- Hammering – optional
Workshops are held at our studios at 26 Main Road Sheepy Magna Atherstone Warwickshire CV9 3QR
Refreshments will be provided.