Workshops

  • Silversmithing Workshop

Snowdrop Design Studio offers workshops from complete beginner through to improvers.  The course price includes the use of all tools, 20g of Art Clay Silver and findings. Tea, coffee and biscuits are included to keep you going;  all you need to bring is a packed lunch.  You will enjoy designing and creating your own unique pieces of solid silver jewellery. Workshops normally run from 10am – 4.30pm  with a lunch break included.

Why not come along and join in with one of the workshops?

 

Metal Clay Beginners Workshop

This workshop is aimed at the complete beginner who has little or no experience of metal clay.  We will go through all the basic techniques from handling and shaping the clay to adding texture and patina.  You can make any form of jewellery you wish, pendants, earrings or charms.

The cost for this workshop is £125. One to one classes and private bookings – £175.

Maximum participants: 3

 

Ring Making Workshop

This workshop is aimed at those with some metal clay experience. You will learn how to size a ring and then make three beautiful rings, a simple band, a stone set one and a ring of your own design.

The cost of this workshop is £125. One to one classes and private bookings – £175.

Maximum participants: 3

 

Metal Clay Beads

This workshop is suitable for beginners and those familiar with Metal Clay. You will learn the basic techniques of making beads including hollow beads and you will decorate with texture, appliqué and the addition of fireable gemstones.  Finally the patination of the bead.

The cost of this workshop is £125. One to one classes and private bookings – £175.

Maximum participants: 3

 

Stone Setting in Metal Clay

This is workshop is suitable to anyone who has previous experience of working with metal clay. We will cover the techniques required to set a cabochon and dichroic glass. Finally to wet and dry set a cubic zirconia in metal clay.

The cost of this workshop £145. One to one classes and private bookings – £175.

Maximum participants: 3

 

Introduction to Copper Clay Workshop

This workshop is aimed at the beginner with little or no experience of working with copper clay. This is a wonderful metal clay to work with and some fabulous pieces can be produced with it. During this fun and informative day you will be guided through the technique of handling, shaping, forming and firing pieces of copper clay jewellery including earrings, charms and pendants. These pieces are yours to take home with you. The workshop price includes 50gms of Art Clay Copper.

The cost of this workshop is £85. One to one classes and private bookings – £175.

Maximum participants: 3

 

Introduction to Silversmithing

This workshop is designed for the complete beginners. We will cover a range of silversmithing techniques including piercing (cutting), soldering, annealing, filing and polishing. You will create a bangle, charm bracelet and ring. We will also discuss methods of texturing metal. This workshop includes the use of all tools and materials.

This workshop costs £150. One to one classes and private bookings  – £175

Maximum participants : 3

 

Please read our Booking and Cancellation policy before booking.  All workshops need to be paid for in advance. Our preferred payment method is bank transfer. Bank details will be provided when booking your workshop. Cheques should be made payable to Jacqueline Sisson and sent to Snowdrop Design Studio, 9 Rennington Village, Alnwick Northumberland, NE66 3RS. We accept credit cards and these payments can be taken over the phone.

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