A fascinating introduction to the art and alchemy of enamelling with jeweller Amanda Graham. Learn basic skills to make a pendant and pair of earrings to take home.
The course covers wet enamelling techniques to make a pendant and a pair of earrings, both in silver.
The workshop includes:
Safety briefing and basic enamelling theory. Advice on materials and suppliers. Enamel powder preparation, mesh sifting and stencilling. Use of fire scale as a decorative feature. Finishing and polishing.
Suitable for beginners or those who wish to refresh basic skills
“I was amazed at how much I learnt on the course. I went home with some fabulous finished pieces and the confidence to work with the technique on my own. I can’t wait to do more”
Tutor: Amanda Graham
Amanda is a Derbyshire based jeweller and experienced tutor. Having initially studied Chemistry, she takes inspiration from the behaviour of materials in response to chemical and physical processes such as enamelling. She creates unique pieces in silver and gold with the addition of porcelain, enamel and resin. She works to commission and exhibits locally.
Click here to learn more about Amanda’s work
“As a small group, Amanda was able to work with each of us individually. We all found it very inspiring.”
Silver blanks, findings and a range of enamel colours.
All tools and equipment are provided. Some elements will be prepared by the tutor in advance.
Materials & kiln firing Fee: approx £30
Note: This is in addition to the course fee
Timing & Refreshments
Join us from 9.30am for tea/coffee & introductions
Tuition: 10.00am – 4.30pm
We take an hour for lunch and breaks whenever you wish
Lunch & refreshments are included in the course fee
Help yourself to drinks & biscuits. Home-made cake mid afternoon