As soon as we are safely allowed and able to, during the second half of 2020, Firedrake Jewellery is offering the chance of spending a day learning some of the skills required to make pieces of jewellery.
 
A "taster" session, full day is offered under tuition from our designer/maker Chris, who will guide you through making at least four items to take home.

You will train one-to-one at our bench, using specialist and standard tools that a bench jeweller will use every day.
The skills and techniques covered may include:

  • Filing/Sanding

  • Polishing techniques

  • Using a rolling mill

  • Annealing

  • Soldering

  • Using a jewellers saw

  • Hammering/Forging

  • Beadwork

  • Chain weaving/Wire work

  • Understanding Hallmarks

  • Gemstone basics

Please see further information in the product page.  A full day is 9:30am to 4:00pm at a date to suit both the trainee and Chris.  Lunch/drinks and materials are included.  You can purchase this for yourself, or as a gift voucher for someone else - what a marvellous and unusual gift!

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