Jewellery - Beginners - Make a Silver Ring | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Jewellery - Beginners - Make a Silver Ring at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Jewellery - Beginners - Make a Silver Ring at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £53.00 Starts: 24/11/2017 Time: 10:00 - 15:30
Tutor: Susan Martin-Shipp Ends: 24/11/2017 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: FRI Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

This one day Jewellery course, will enable you to learn the basic skills of jewellery making by producing a finished silver ring designed by you by the end of the day. This course will teach you how to anneal metal, texture through the milling technique, shaping and soldering metal to produce your silver ring. The cost of the silver for the ring is included in the cost of the course.

How will I be taught?

Craft courses provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop skills, techniques and understand how to design for a chosen craft to a higher level. Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will be encouraged to look at the work of other craftspeople and artists, both contemporary and historical.
Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.
Through one to one tuition, a group critique and self assessment.

What do I need to bring with me?

You need to wear old clothes that can or may get dirty as this course is taught in a fully equipped jewellery and silversmithing workshop. Please do not wear any dangly jewellery (ie bangles, necklaces). Please have long hair tied back or up. You may wish to bring along a notebook and pen to take notes during the day.

What can I do next?

Longer Jewellery making courses with KAE

What do I need to join the course

All students are welcome on this course as no experience is needed in the subject.
This course is aimed at complete beginners or people who have had a little experience in jewellery making but would like a refresher day.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity.

About the Tutor: Susan Martin-Shipp

Sue Martin-Shipp has a BA(Hons) degree in silversmithing, goldsmithing, jewellery design and construction. She has been teaching adults to design and create personal items of jewellery since 2005 and is also a practising jeweller with a small business designing and making jewellery to sell at craft fairs. She likes students to be self expressive, using various sources of visual inspiration including nature, mechanical objects, artists, fashion etc to design and create contemporary and unique items of jewellery.

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Getting there

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
ME14 1LH

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/52886/F/LC.
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