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Workshop Programme

September 2018 - April 2019

April

Saturday 6th April 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £80.00 + materials

Tuesday 9th April 10-4pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay @ New Brewery Arts, Cirencester - Learn how to work

with PMC to create unique jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms

using simple texturing techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing

and forming techniques, set stones and much more on this one day course - £100.00 inc materials

To book contact…https://www.newbreweryarts.org.uk/april-precious-metal-clay

Sunday 14th April 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £80.00 + materials

Friday 19th - Tuesday 23rd April 2019 (inclusive) - CLOSED FOR EASTER

Saturday 27th April 10-5pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay - Learn how to work with PMC to create unique

jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing

techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques,

set stones and much more on this one day course. - £85.00 + materials

Monday 29th April 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions (29th April,6th, 13th, 20th May ,3rd June)—

£90.00 + materials & consumables

 

May

Saturday 4th May - Sunday 12th May 12-6pm – Artweeks Exhibition @ St Andrews Church in Old Headington. Amy will

be exhibiting for the second year at St Andrews Church in Old Headington. She will be displaying her handmade

Jewellery using precious metals, semi precious stones and beads inspired by nature. All budgets are catered for and

bespoke commissions taken. If you would like to see Amy during the Artweeks show then please do email

info@amysurman.com to find out when she will be available.

Saturday 4th May 2-5pm – Artweeks Precious Metal Clay Taster @ St Andrews Church in Old Headington - Learn the

basics of working with PMC to create unique jewellery. Learn how to handle, texture, form, cut, dry, file, finish and fire the

lump form of PMC to a professional standard. Within this taster session you will make a simple pendant and earring set -

£35.00 inc materials (usually £50.00)

Tuesday 7th May 10.30-12.30pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions (7th, 14th, 21st May, 4th, 11th June) -

£90.00 + materials & consumables

Tuesday 7th 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks (7th, 21st May, 11th,

25th June, 9th July) - £90.00 + materials & consumables

Wednesday 8th May 10-12pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions (8th, 15th, 22nd May, 5th, 12th June)-

£90.00 + materials & consumables

Wednesday 8th May 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks (8th, 22nd May,

5th, 19th June, 3rd July) - £90.00 + materials & consumables

Thursday 9th May 1-4pm – Artweeks Precious Metal Clay Taster @ St Andrews Church in Old Headington - Learn the

basics of working with PMC to create unique jewellery. Learn how to handle, texture, form, cut, dry, file, finish and fire the

lump form of PMC to a professional standard. Within this taster session you will make a simple pendant and earring set -

£35.00 inc materials (usually £50.00)

Saturday 11th May 2-5pm – Artweeks Precious Metal Clay Taster @ St Andrews Church in Old Headington - Learn the

basics of working with PMC to create unique jewellery. Learn how to handle, texture, form, cut, dry, file, finish and fire the

lump form of PMC to a professional standard. Within this taster session you will make a simple pendant and earring set -

£35.00 inc materials (usually £50.00)

Tuesday 14th May 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks (14th May, 4th,

18th June, 2nd, 16th July) - £90.00 + materials & consumables

Thursday 16th May 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks (16th, 23rd May,

13th, 27th June, 11th July) - £90.00 + materials & consumables

Saturday 18th May 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £80.00 + materials

Sunday 19th May 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Stringing - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads and

stringing techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional finish -

£50.00 + materials

Thursday 30th May 11-2pm – Projects Open Day (For adults and Children) Come and join us for our free projects open

day where we will be demonstrating projects, helping you get started, running instore promotions and giving you the

opportunity to sit down and spend a few hours with us. Free to attend but materials will be payable on the day.

 

June

Saturday 1st June 10-4pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay @ New Brewery Arts, Cirencester - Learn how to work

with PMC to create unique jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms

using simple texturing techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing

and forming techniques, set stones and much more on this one day course - £100.00 inc materials

To book contact…https://www.newbreweryarts.org.uk

Monday 10th June 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions (10th, 17th, 24th June, 1st, 8th July)— £90.00

+ materials & consumables

Saturday 15th June 1-3pm – Viking Knit Bracelet - Learn how to create your own viking knit tools and then how to

create a six spoke knit pattern - £20.00 + materials

Tuesday 18th June 10.30-12.30pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions (18th, 25th June, 2nd, 9th, 16th

July)- £90.00 + materials & consumables

Wednesday 19th June 10-12pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions (19th, 26th June, 3rd, 10th, 17th July)-

£90.00 + materials & consumables

Sunday 23rd June 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £80.00 + materials

Sunday 23rd June 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Wire - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads and wire

techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional finish - £50.00 +

materials

Saturday 29th June 10-5pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay - Learn how to work with PMC to create unique

jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing

techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques,

set stones and much more on this one day course. - £85.00 + materials

 

July

Saturday 13th July 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £80.00 + materials

Saturday 13th July 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Knotting - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads and

knotting techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional finish -

£50.00 + materials

Sunday 14th July 10-3pm – Enamelling - The basics of adding colour to metal - Learn how to add colour using enamel

powders and other glass components to copper and silver using both torch and kiln firing techniques - £60.00 + materials

(enamels and glass inc in workshop cost) Places limited to 6.

Saturday 20th July 10.30-12.30pm – Silversmithing Taster, Textured Sterling Silver Stud Earrings - This silversmithing

taster workshop is great for anybody wanting a glimpse into some basic silversmithing techniques. You will learn how to

use sheet silver, a rolling mill to texture, a disc cutter, a doming block, soldering to attach the earposts, files, emery paper

and polishing cloths to finish your pair stud earrings - £35.00 inc materials

Saturday 20th July 1.30-4.30pm – Silversmithing Taster, Textured Sterling Silver Ring - This silversmithing taster

workshop is great for anybody wanting a glimpse into some basic silversmithing techniques. You will learn how to use

rectangular wire, hammers and punches, soldering equipment, files, emery paper and polishing cloths to finish your

textured sterling silver ring - £45.00 inc materials

Sunday 21st July 10-3pm – Introduction to Soutache - Learn how to use Soutache braid, beads and cabochons to

create a unique personally designed pendant. Learn which materials are used for the backing, fixing and finishing

process. £50.00 + materials

Monday 29th July - Wednesday 31st July – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay for Oxford Summer School - This

course is suitable for both beginners and Improvers. Beginners will start by making a silver leaf pendant, simple textured

earrings and a pendant then can move onto further projects of their choice. Improvers can come along to the course with

exact projects in mind or be inspired by the many samples on show. Great value for money and such a lovely summer

school to be part of. Oxford Summer School - Cost for all three days £135.00 + materials For further info visit http://

www.oxfordsummerschool.com/2019/metalclay.html

 

August

Sunday 4th August 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £80.00 + materials

Tuesday 6th August 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £80.00 + materials

Tuesday 13th - Wednesday 14th August 10-4pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay @ New Brewery Arts,

Cirencester - Learn how to work with PMC to create unique jewellery.

For further information or to book contact…https://www.newbreweryarts.org.uk

 

September

Sunday 1st September 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £80.00 + materials

Sunday 1st September 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Stringing - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads

and stringing techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional

finish - £50.00 + materials

Saturday 7th & 8th September – Metal Clay Meet up hosted by The PMC Studio. Amy will be offering a Metal Clay

Naturals project on Saturday 7th as part of the Metal Clay Meet Up. Details to be confirmed

Friday 13th - Sunday 15th September – The Handmade Festival at Hampton Court Palace. Amy and Team will be

offering mini workshops other stand at The handmade festival along with the opportunity to try and buy their jewellery

making kits. It will be a great festival…be sure not to miss it!! Visit https://www.thehandmadefestival.com

Sunday 22nd September 10-5pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay - Learn how to work with PMC to create unique

jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing

techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques,

set stones and much more on this one day course. - £85.00 + materials

Monday 23rd September - Silver Mixed Ability weekly classes Start this week….contact us for further details.

Saturday 28th September 10.30-12.30pm – Silversmithing Taster, Textured Sterling Silver Stud Earrings - This

silversmithing taster workshop is great for anybody wanting a glimpse into some basic silversmithing techniques. You will

learn how to use sheet silver, a rolling mill to texture, a disc cutter, a doming block, soldering to attach the earposts, files,

emery paper and polishing cloths to finish your pair stud earrings - £35.00 inc materials

Saturday 28th September 1.30-4.30pm – Silversmithing Taster, Textured Sterling Silver Ring - This silversmithing taster

workshop is great for anybody wanting a glimpse into some basic silversmithing techniques. You will learn how to use

rectangular wire, hammers and punches, soldering equipment, files, emery paper and polishing cloths to finish your

textured sterling silver ring - £45.00 inc materials

Sunday 29th September 10-3pm – Enamelling - The basics of adding colour to metal - Learn how to add colour using

enamel powders and other glass components to copper and silver using both torch and kiln firing techniques - £60.00 +

materials (enamels and glass inc in workshop cost) Places limited to 6.

October

Saturday 5th October 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £80.00 + materials - FULL

Saturday 12th October 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Wire - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads and

wire techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional finish -

£50.00 + materials

Sunday 13th October 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £80.00 + materials

Friday 25th October 7-9pm – The Oxford Bead Shop’s 13th Anniversary...Woohoo! To celebrate we will be having our

yearly taster evening exploring some of our unique workshops, showing demonstrations and instore promotions.

Thursday 31st October 11-2pm – Projects Open Day (For adults and Children) Come and join us for our free projects

open day where we will be demonstrating projects, helping you get started, running instore promotions and giving you

the opportunity to sit down and spend a few hours with us. Free to attend but materials will be payable on the day.

 

November

Saturday 2nd November 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £80.00 + materials

Sunday 3rd November – Christmas Workshop - Details to be confirmed.

Sunday 10th November 10-5pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay - Learn how to work with PMC to create unique

jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing

techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques,

set stones and much more on this one day course. - £85.00 + materials

Saturday 16th November 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Knotting - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using

beads and knotting techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a

professional finish - £50.00 + materials

Saturday 16th November – Christmas Workshop - Details to be confirmed.

 

December

Throughout December we will be popping up doing Craft Fairs at various locations around the county…keep up to date

on our facebook or Instagram pages.

 

More dates to be added…