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Bournemouth
Silver Jewellery

Making
Workshops

Welcome to Sophie Meredith Silversmithing. I offer a variety of creative silver jewellery making experiences, weekend, occasional midweek workshops and our longer six week silversmithing courses. I also offer private bookings for special occasions etc.

E-gift vouchers are now available 

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Ring Making
Silver Jewellery Making Classes

 
Create your own silver rings on this fun, relaxed beginners workshop. A choice of designs are

available such as spinner rings, stacking rings.

 
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Workshop cost: £105
 
ALL SILVER COSTS & refreshments ARE INCLUDED in the cost
 
limited to 6 spaces to allow for lots of guidance and support.
 Saturday 29th June-10am-1pm-3 spaces
Saturday 27th July-10am-1pm-6 spaces

 Saturday 10th August-10am-1pm-3  spaces
Saturday 24th August-10am-1.30pm-6 spaces

 
 
 
 

For e-gift vouchers click the orange button at the top of the page

For details

For cancellation or refunds please refer to our workshop cancellation policy page!

Scroll down to find 6 week Evening Courses & private party info

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Beginners Bangle Making Workshops

Make a silver bangle to fit you. Explore the joys of hammering metal, soldering and more! There will be a selection of design choices suitable for beginners to choose from. Workshops are relaxed & fun.
Workshop cost: £110
SILVER COSTS TO MAKE YOUR BANGLE is INCLUDED IN THE price! Extra charms can be made for as little as £5 on the day!
Sunday 7th July-10am-1pm-6 spaces
Saturday 3rd August-10am-1pm-6 spaces

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           Beginners 6 week silver jewellery making courses

Join me for an introduction to silversmithing here in Southbourne.  Each class is 3hrs long run on consecutive weeks. You will be introduced to traditional silversmithing and guided through different processes;  I will be demonstrating a variety of jewellery making techniques using sterling silver, such as filing, soldering, texturing, forming and basic stone setting. This course is ideal for beginners giving you the chance to learn new skills and you will come away with 4 items of jewellery such as ring, bracelet, pendant etc. This is a fun, creative and relaxing course where you will meet like-minded people, chat, learn, practice and develop valuable jewellery making skills which you can use at home should you wish to!

Cost £360 which INCLUDES all silver costs for your projects.

Booking is now open for my next block of 6 week courses.  

Daytime Course 10am-1pm

Starting Tuesday 17th September then consecutive Tuesdays- 24th September  1st, 8th,15th & 22nd October

Evening Course 6.30pm-9.30pm

Starting Wednesday 18th September and  then consecutive Wednesday evenings- 25th September, October 2nd, 9th, 16th  & 23rd

You can reserve a space for my 6 week course by clicking the reserve space and paying a £60 non refundable deposit. The remaining balance will be due end of Mid August. If you would like more info you can do so by emailing me below. 

only 6 spaces per course to allow for lots of guidance! 

 

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Gemstone Ring Making class

Gemstone Fidget Spinner Ring Making/stacking rings
If you love gems and want to add a splash of colour to your everyday wardrobe, then this workshop is for you!
Make yourself a wide band ring with a central spinning gem ring or a set of three stacking rings with a central gemstone ring !
Various gemstones to choose from!
Learn some basic silversmithing, hammer texturing, soldering and setting your gem. Ideal for beginners too. 
Workshop costs: £120
ALL SILVER & GEM COSTS TO MAKE YOUR RINGS & refreshments ARE  INCLUDED IN THE FEE
Tuesday 25th June-10am-1pm-4 spaces
Sunday 25th August- 10am-1pm-6 spaces

When booking multiple spaces please book one at at time to avoid booking fees!

For e-gift vouchers scroll down to the bottom of page and click the orange button for details

 

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Silver Pendant & earring making workshop

Join me for a relaxed workshop and make triple linked pendant and a pair of circle earrings to match. This is perfect for beginners too as class sizes are kept small to allow for lots of guidance. We will be forming, soldering and hammer texturing to create your two pieces. Cost £125 which includes all your silver costs, a silver chain and tea or coffee!

Sunday 18th August 10am-1.30pm - 6 spaces

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Seaglass evening Jewellery Making Course

Love sea-glass?  Transform your beach finds into a unique ring or pendant on my introductory short evening courses.
(You will need to bring a selection of seaglass. I have a selection for those who haven't found any :) 
These 2 week evening courses are ideal for beginners or those with some experience.  Over 2 evenings you will be guided through various traditional silversmithing techniques to create your unique seaglass jewellery. 
Please note that you must be able to commit to both evenings as you will start your ring or pendant on the first evening & finish it on the second!.
Make a seaglass ring- Spread over 2 evenings starting at 6.30-9.30pm on Wednesday 17th July & 24th July 6.30-9.30pm Cost £145 (silver included)- 2 spaces

Make a seaglass pendant - Spread over 2 evenings starting at 6.30-9.30pm on Wednesday 
31st July & 7th August 6.30-9.30pm 
Cost £145 - 3 spaces (silver is included, chains can be purchased at extra fee)
 

Private Parties

Private Party- For those looking for birthday celebration, special occasions, hen parties, work team building fun or family get together then why not organise a private jewellery making party. These can be for a minimum of 3 to a maximum of 7 per party.  We can arrange a date that suits you to make either rings or bangles! Week days and weekends. To discuss in more detail and check availability please click PRIVATE PARTY link below!

Wedding Couples- Make your own wedding bands. Email me to discuss :) 

Gift Vouchers

e-gift cards are now available to purchase direct from the website. 

These can be used towards jewellery making workshops or jewellery purchases. For more info and to purchase please click the envelope below.

To arrange traditional posted gift vouchers please use the contact us button at the bottom right of this page!

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