Silversmithing (Level 1)

Course Overview

Throughout the year we will run three, independent, 10 week courses on Silversmithing.

  • Course 1: On this course you will learn the basics of silversmithing including using a piercing saw, texturing, filing, polishing, silver soldering, making a bail and making a silver pendant.
  • Course 2:  You will learn to make plain and decorated silver rings to the correct ring size.
  • Course 3: You will be taught how to set semi-precious stones into a piece of silver jewellery of your choice, this could be a pendant, earrings or another ring.

Course Delivery

Each Silversmithing course is independent of the others – basic skills will be taught on each course as needed.

Health and safety is an important aspect of the course.

All tools are provided in a well equipped workshop. Students will need to buy their own silver which is available from www.cooksongold.com.

The cost of materials will depend on the individual designs and choice of stones. There will be at least one project to complete on each course.

Additional Information

Studio fee is £10 

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Venue(s)

Llwyn y Bryn
Course deliverable in Welsh:
No

Detailed Course Information

Where and when can I study?

Start Date: Mon 25 Mar 2019 | Course Code: ZA161 PLA3 | Cost: £150

Level 1/2/3   Mon   10.30am-12.30pm   10 weeks   Llwyn y Bryn  

This course has already started, however you may be able to enrol on it if there is availability. Call 01792 284000 to enquire for availability.

Start Date: Tue 26 Mar 2019 | Course Code: ZA161 PLB5 | Cost: £150

Level 1   Tue   1-3pm   10 weeks   Llwyn y Bryn  

This course has already started, however you may be able to enrol on it if there is availability. Call 01792 284000 to enquire for availability.

Start Date: Tue 26 Mar 2019 | Course Code: ZA161 PLB6 | Cost: £150

Level 1/2   Tue   4-6pm   10 weeks   Llwyn y Bryn  

This course has already started, however you may be able to enrol on it if there is availability. Call 01792 284000 to enquire for availability.

Courses with Flexible Starting Dates

Start Date: Flexi | Course Code: ZA125 DLE | Cost: £75

Level -   Flexi   Flexi   -   Tycoch  

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