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Announcing two new jewellery classes this term

I'm happy to announce that I will be teaching two additional jewellery making classes this term at the Mary Ward Centre, London

Beading projects
Mondays 3-5.30
starting on 1st June
6 weeks
Course code 1854CS

Image from Three Little Bears

We will be focussing on more formal occasion jewellery for events, weddings etc including beaded hair combs and pins; necklace and earring sets and tiaras. The course is perfect for beginners or those with some beaded jewellery or wirework experience.

Silver clay projects
Fridays 10.30-5.30
Starting on 3rd July
2 weeks
Course code 1852CS

Hollow bead example, Art Jewelry magazine

This silver clay projects class is designed for those with some experience of working with silver clay. The projects will focus on making silver clay beads and focal pieces for necklaces and bracelets. Alternatively, if you have your own projects in mind you can use the time as bench time with tutor support and kiln firing

Please note, the courses are not yet showing on the Mary Ward website so you will need to phone or go into reception to enrol. I'll post on facebook and twitter when they are listed online for enrolment


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