In this earring making workshop you will produce a pair of bespoke hoop earrings. Under guidance of silversmith Kate Hunter-Parker, you will create your own hoop design earrings picking from a range of different silver wires, and can add different textures and finishes. To complete this project you will learn a number of traditional silversmithing techniques, cutting, forming, annealing and soldering
This workshop is a great introduction to silversmithing and you will learn lots of new skills and use a wide range of tools.
All the materials and tools are supplied.
This is a 3 hour course suitable for all learners but some dexterity would be a benefit.
What does the course cover?
This course will guide you through the steps of creating hoop earrings, using various different sterling silver wires. You will explore different textures and finishes and pick the perfect one for your unique design. You will learn a range of silversmithing techniques, including annealing and soldering. Once your design is complete we will polish them up ready to wear.
What is included in the fee?
The fee includes tuition, the use of tools and equipment and all the materials to make a pair of sterling silver earrings.
There is a maximum of 6 students per class to ensure individual attention.
What do I need to bring?
Please wear sturdy and fully enclosed footwear (no open toes or gaping sides) and clothing that you do not mind getting dirty or damaged.
Please ensure long hair is tied back.
All drink containers/bottles must have lids.
No food can be consumed within the classroom.
The GlassHouse, 5b Albion Road, North Shields, NE30 2RJ.
All our classes are for age 18 and over, unless otherwise specified.
Course terms and conditions:
Cancellation and Attendance Policy;
In the event of a class being cancelled by the Host, the option of a full refund will be issued or the student may request a date transfer if available.
Cancellations by the student over 28 days of the class date – we will offer a full refund or date transfer if available at the discretion of the student.
Cancellations by the student within 28 days of the class date – we are unable to offer a refund or date change. Please see following information:
If we are able to re-sell your place a refund will be given at all times and every effort will be made to re-sell at all times.
Non-attendance – if you do not attend on the day of your class you will not be eligible for a refund or class transfer.
Payment of your class fee is deemed as acceptance of our terms and conditions.