Suitable for beginners with no previous jewellery experience. An exciting course to include a traditional and contemporary approach to jewellery making and design. You will be guided through the basics of annealing, cutting, soldering, doming, texturing and the use of safe enamelling to build towards a little jewellery collection. You will be introduced to a range of workshop equipment to include, mandrills, texturing and shaping hammers, doming punches, files and the rolling mill.
Course tutor: Karen Daye-Hutchinson owner of ‘Ghost & Bonesetter’ jewellery. A multi-medium artist who exhibits nationally and internationally and winner of many awards and commissions. Materials and Tools: Basic materials including copper sheet and wire will be given as part of the class. Individuals may wish to purchase precious metal, stones, etc. as you go along. The price of these can be discussed and advised individually with your tutor. If you have some jewellery making hand tools you can bring them along.
Date: Tuesday 24 September (for 12 weeks)
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: Down Arts Centre/Teach Éigse An Dúin, 2-6 Irish Street, Downpatrick BT30 6BP
Cost: £90 /£85 concession
Tutor: Karen Daye – Hutchinson
Contact: Denise Griffith (Arts Officer) firstname.lastname@example.org