Earring & Pendant Weekend Course

In this fun and creative course you learn the basics of jewellery making.

Earring and Pendant Making Weekend Course

Our course is open to complete beginners and those who have already done an introductory course or another short jewellery making course. You will make a pendant or necklace on Saturday with the option to add in a bezel set cabochon stone.

On Sunday, you will make a pair of earrings, including the findings for them, while also experimenting with the ancient Korean technique ‘Keum Boo’, which is adding 24K Gold Leaf to your silver earrings. Learning how to dome your metal is also an option.

We want this to be a creative course for you, so we will help you design your earrings and pendant. There will be some guidelines for them, based on your level of experience and also so that they can be finished on time!

What will I learn?

It’s open to all learning stages so it’s really your own project with the help and guidance of our experienced tutor who will be there to support you with her extensive knowledge. You will practice/learn how to set a bezel set stone in your either pendant or earrings, and you will learn about

● Texturing
● Piercing ( sawing )
● Learn how to solder
● Make the findings for your pieces
● Keum Boo
● Doming metal

For those of you who are complete beginners you will be learning from scratch how to do all these things, for those of you who have some experience in jewellery making you will get to practice your skills and also build on them by learning new techniques, including
making the findings for your pieces, polishing, doming metal and Keum Boo.

Duration of Course

The duration of the course is from 10-5:30pm on Saturday, and 10-5:30pm on Sunday.

You will have an hour’s lunch break where you can either choose something from the wonderful shops/cafes in the local area or you can bring a homemade picnic and enjoy in Stephens Green Park, just around the corner!

How much are we talking?

The cost of our weekend course is €350.

Please note, there is a surcharge, separate from the cost of the course, this is put towards the cost of materials such as the silver, this is usually between €10 – €40 and is dependent on what you create!

Everything you make you keep

At the end of the weekend you will come away with a beautiful pair of earrings and a pendant that you can proudly say “ I made these “ Whilst enjoying the switch off you get from working with your hands and using your creativity!

What’s Included

We provide Tea and coffee

All tools and equipment, drills, aprons, are provided.

Why Silver Works

We pride ourselves on our small intimate classes and experienced and passionate teachers who are happy to give you all the one-on-one teaching you need to progress further down your jewellery making road!

Cancellation and Rescheduling

In order to cancel a booking, you must inform us by email at info@silverworks.ie 

Your cancellation must be confirmed as received by us on or before the relevant dates, as set out below.  All cancellations and transfers are subject to an administrative fee of 10% of the cost of the class/course.

      • If your written request is received more than 30 days before the event is due to begin, you will be entitled to a full refund of the amount paid, less the administrative fee.

      • If your written request is received within the 30 day period before the event, you will not be entitled to a refund for your place.

      • Cancellations requested after the course/event has started will not be considered.
      • Transfer to an alternative course/event should be requested in writing at least 14 days before the course start date.
      • Transfer requested less than 14 days before the event may be declined unless a replacement student can be found for your place prior to the start date.
      • If you fail to attend a course, event or class, no refund will be given, and no transfer request will be accepted.

If a class is cancelled or postponed for reasons for which we are responsible, such as staff illness, we will make every reasonable effort to reschedule the class to suit the majority of attendees, or add missed hours onto remaining classes.

Please note that all courses require a minimum number of attendees. If too few bookings are received, courses may be rescheduled.

Gift vouchers are not refundable in any circumstances.

If you cancel a course and are entitled to a refund, we will usually refund any money received using the same method originally used by you to pay for your purchase. We will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any event, within 30 days of the day we received your valid notice of cancellation. 

Health and Safety

We ask that you wear closed shoes. You will be provided with aprons to keep your clothes clean. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to get in touch with us today at info@silverworks.ie

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