Who is this course for?
In this ring making workshop you will produce a sterling silver ring. Under guidance of silversmith Kate Hunter-Parker, you will learn the traditional silversmithing processes from measuring and cutting your silver, to annealing, forming, soldering and texturing, you will then clean up and polish your unique design.
All materials and tools are provided. If you want a different shape or weight of silver there will be some available, there may be a small additional cost for this.
What does the course cover?
During the class you will learn how to create a sterling silver ring. You will learn to measure and cut silver, how to anneal and form a ring. You will then solder the ring. You will add a texture if you wish and then clean up and polish your unique design.
What is included in the fee?
The fee includes tuition, the use of tools and equipment and all the material (if you want a different shape or weight of silver there will be some available, there maybe a small additional charge)
There is a maximum of 6 students per class to ensure individual attention.
What do I need to bring?
The GlassHouse, 5b Albion Road, North Shields, NE30 2RJ.
All our classes are for age 16 and over, unless otherwise specified.
Course terms and conditions:
COVID - We have limited the numbers attending each class. You will be required to wear a face covering throughout the class if requested by the tutor. You will be provided with your own set of tools and equipment and asked to remain within your allocated space at the workbench. The work area and tools are cleaned between classes. Toilet facilities are available. You may bring your own drinks as we will not be able to provide refreshments, all cups and containers must be enclosed wth a lid. Food is not permitted. You will be asked to complete a Covid self assessment form prior to coming to the class.
If you or anyone in your household have tested positive for Covid within 7 days of the date of your class or are subject to quarantine/isolation restrictions please do not attend. Cancellation for these reasons within 7 days prior to your class will not receive a refund (unless the place for this class can be resold), in these circumstances your item will be made for you and be ready for collection at a date to be agreed. Every attempt will be made to re-sell your place so we can offer a refund if possible.
In the event of a course being cancelled by The GlassHouse a full refund will be issued.
For cancellations by the student 4 weeks in advance we offer a full refund.
For cancellations of 4 weeks or less we are unable to offer a refund or date change on class places.
However, if we are able to re-sell your place a refund in full will be made at all times.
Payment of your reservation deems that you accept these terms and conditions.