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Courses

Details of all our courses are available below. Prices include all materials needed (unless otherwise stated).Courses can be booked online, over the telephone on 01858 466692, by post or in person at Leicestershire Craft Centre, 10a High Street, Market Harborough (above Monsoon).

Please note refunds and transfers for workshops and courses can only be given in the unlikely event of a workshop or course being cancelled due to insufficient numbers or unforeseeable circumstances.



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Jewellery

Bead Weaving Bracelet

Weave yourself a gorgeous bracelet using the classic Spiral Staircase pattern which tutor Hannah will teach you! Choose from blue, red or green seed beads for the outer spiral with gold or silver details.

Materials Included.

Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £28.00
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Jewellery Workshop

Come and learn about stringing beads and how to make bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Suitable for all levels, more experienced jewellery makers will be introduced to different findings and stringing techniques.

Learn to string beads and other basic jewellery making techniques, you will take home a necklace and/or bracelet & earrings.

Can't make it to the Craft Centre? We sell a Jewellery Making Starter Kit in our online shop.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE SHOP

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £28.00
Available Dates
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Friday
01/09/2017
10.00-12.00

available places: 8



Silversmithing - 1 day workshop

A fabulous introduction to the art of Silversmithing. This full day course will teach you all the basic techniques of cutting, etching, texturing and soldering and you will design and make your own metal charm or pendant. Our informative tutors will give you loads of information on how to carry on this fascinating hobby.

You will be given an inch square piece of silver as well as unlimited brass and copper. More silver can be purchased on the day.

Learn the basics of silversmithing during this day long course and make a charm pendant.

"Just want to say a massive thank you for such a wonderful day today in harborough on our silversmithing day. You are lovely tutors & made the day such fun!" Emma

Loved this course? We sell a beginners silversmithing tool kit at the Craft Centre. Give us a call to discuss what you need.

 

Tutor: Naim & Laura
Cost: £80.00
Available Dates
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Sunday
03/09/2017
10.00-16.30

available places: 7



Silversmithing - 5 week course

Our popular silversmithing course runs for 5 weeks so you get even more time to create beautiful jewellery! You will be shown how to work with silver, and get to try a variety of techniques including cutting, etching, filing, soldering and engraving. Complete beginners will start by making a silver pendant. Those who have attended one of our day courses or evening courses before can move on to making rings and earrings. More advanced students can have tuition in stone setting.

The course price includes two pieces of silver and unlimited brass and copper. More silver can be purchased from our tutors if required.

 Learn to silversmith including all the relevant techniques and create beautiful pieces of jewellery. 

This course is made up of 5 sessions. Choose from:

Block 1
Session 1: 6th Sept
Session 2: 13th Sept
Session 3: 20th Sept
Session 4: 27th Sept
Session 5: 4th Oct

Block 2
Session 1: 1st Nov
Session 2: 8th nov
Session 3: 15th Nov
Session 4: 22nd Nov
Session 5: 29th Nov

Tutor: Laura & Naim
Cost: £160.00
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Silversmithing - Family Day

A Silversmithing course suitable for all the family. Adults and children (10+) can both come to this day and make a silver pendant to take home.

Learn to saw, file and decorate your silver with lots of different techniques. There will also be unlimited brass and copper available to use,

There will be no soldering available on this particular course. For insurance purposes, children must be aged 10 or over.

 

 

Tutor: Laura & Naim
Cost: £60.00
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Wedding Jewellery & Tiara - Bespoke Class

Getting married? Would you like to learn to make your very own special wedding jewellery or tiara for a bride and bridesmaids? In this bespoke session you can choose to learn how to create beautiful bridal jewellery or a tiara.

We can show you how to create your own design of wedding jewellery, including how to knot pearls and to make earrings. We will tailor make the techniques used and designs to suit your theme and style.

Or, you can learn how to design and make a bridal tiara, including how to make made-to-measure headbands, learn wire twisting and beading techniques. Then you will have to opportunity to make a tiara to your own design using Swarovski crystals and pearls. Specify your style and colour scheme before the course and we will ensure we have the right colours in stock.

 

This session is organised on a bespoke basis either as a 1-1 session or with a small group of friends. Contact Katharine on 01858 466692 to book a workshop, or commission your pieces.

 

Pearl Bracelet                 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £50.00
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Wire Wrapping

Learn how to make stunning pieces of jewellery simply using wire and beads. You will have the opportunity to make items such as earrings, a bracelet and wire wrapped pendant.

Use the wire wrapping technique to make beautiful pieces of jewellery.

 No Dates Available at Present

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £28.00
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