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Workshops

Come and join us for one of our many creative workshops and get a first hand of all things JM. Choose from a wide range of classes where you can learn how to make your own stunning jewellery using a variety of different genres. You may also be interested in our workshop vouchers.

All Workshops Commence at 9am with approx 4.30pm finish (The Sunday Show Experience is 8.30am until 1pm) and all take place at The Eagle Road Studios, Unit 2D, Eagle Road, Moons Moat, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 9HF, United Kingdom. View full list of upcoming workshops. Please call our Help Team on 0800 6444 655 for more information and further dates available. Book early to avoid disappointment!

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Adventures with Beading Thread

Gemma Crow

Whoever knew that beading thread could be so desirable!? Join Gemma Crow on this exciting course to make use of this essential stash item. Create stunning sculptural designs with the addition of genuine gemstones and let your creativity run wild. On the workshop you will have access to a variety of different coloured beading threads, a mixture of findings and a seletion of our genuine gemstones.


£64.95


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Braided Bracelets

Sara Elvin

Join Guest Designer Sara Elvin creating different styles of bracelets. Sara will go through different techniques making Peruvian Weave, Candy Stripe, Chevron Bracelet and one of the groups choice, time permitting! This course includes everything you need to complete these pieces of jewellery including beads, threading materials and all the tools to perfect these amazing bracelets.


£69.95


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Bridal Accessories

Sheila Davies

Resident Designer Sheila Davies will introduce you to making your own Tiaras, Fascinators and Hair Combs from scratch. During this course you will learn how to make and take home several beautiful items suitable for Weddings, Proms or Parties.


£69.95


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Bridal Intermediate

Sheila Davies

Join Resident Designer Sheila Davies for the next stage of bridal techniques and designs. You will be creating bridal headdresses based on 1920’s-1930’s Era which is very much a trend of today. Joining various elements together such as textiles, foundation fabric, lace wire and of course the traditional pearls and quartz. Using a variety of pieces such as Tiaras combs and hair grips


£79.95


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Chain Maille: Intermediate

Debbie Bulford

Join Guest Designer Debbie Bulford and design The Rosette Bracelet. This bracelet is a variation on the European 4-1 weave. With the addition of twisted rings, this gives your creation a totally different look. Come along and create an exquisite piece of jewellery for you or as a beautiful gift for someone special.


£74.95


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Chips and Nuggets

Mark Smith

On this incredible workshop you will receive a friendly and relaxed day of tuition from our popular Guest Designer Mark Smith. He will share his passion for making beautiful jewellery with genuine gemstone Chips and Nuggets. Mark will share various techniques such as colour grading stones into a Lariat style necklace, making a triple plaited necklace and creating stunning memory wire bracelet and earring set. In addition, you will also learn to incorporate Macramé and chips into stylish jewellery as well learning a quadrant weave and charm style bracelets.


£79.95


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Friendly Plastic

Liz Welch

Join Guest Designer Liz Welch guiding you through friendly plastic projects. An array of projects throughout the day. Taking you through the basics and then on to learning to cut out shapes and fuse together, to make a pair of earrings. Decorative ways of using up scraps and off cuts with Mica Powders, Transfer Foils and Gilding Flakes. How to use a bezel to "cut" a shape from Friendly Plastic and insert it using heat and much more!


£79.95


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Introduction to Jewellery Making

Linda Brumwell

If you're new to jewellery making and want to learn all the essential techniques then this is the perfect workshop for you. Join experienced Resident Designer Linda to learn how to make necklaces, earrings and bracelets with genuine gemstones in this fabulous workshop. Learn how to make Jewellery with different shapes of genuine gemstones. You will also have the opportunity to try a range of jewellery making mediums for beginners including wirework, macramé and kumihimo. You will also learn about gemstones in this Workshop, use Linda's knowledge to your advantage and ask as many questions as you like! And take home everything you have made during the day such as earrings, a necklace and a bracelet.


£59.95


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JM Business Academy

Angela Edwards

On this course you will receive a full friendly and relaxed day of tuition from our expert Angela Edwards. Learn how to create a plan to successfully sell your products at craft fairs, jewellery parties and through online social networking outlets. You will also consider how to access potential customers and generate leads to secure current and future sales. Our expert will explore with you how to price your products to appeal to your customers. We will teach you how to look after current and potential customers and gain future sales. In addition you will learn to identify and profile your target market so it will be easier for you to sell to the right people at the right price, using the right outlets. Also covered on this course are the legal requirements and insurances you will need when selling your products. Watch video about JM Business Academy course.

Customer Comment: "I went away knowing that I can be successful in my business. "


£110.00


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Kumihimo

Sara Elvin

Join Guest Designer Sara Elvin exploring different materials for braiding including moving to wire for kumihimo and the tips and tricks needed for this medium. Within this Workshop you will be setting up an 8 strand round braid, learning about material lengths, ending techniques, different patterns, tension and its importance to the braid. Plenty of tips and techniques throughout the day!


£69.95


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Macramé

Mark Smith

Get to know the essential techniques and knotting formations to create these vastly popular designs. Learn Square Stitch, Twist Stitch, Slip Knot and Sliding Knot as well as many others. You will finish the day with 6 completed designs and are sure to be bitten by the Macramé bug! Watch video about Macramé course.

Customer Comment: "This course is the best I have been on, Thanks JewelleryMaker! "


£79.95


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Macramé: Intermediate

Mark Smith

Join Guest Designer Mark Smith on his brand new "Intermediate Macrame" Workshop. Spend a relaxed and enjoyable day taking your Macrame techniques to the next level. You will learn how to make the beautiful "Goddess Bracelet" and The 3 strand "Stained Glass Window" cuff. Get to grips with Macrame Cabochon wrapping and explore the world of "Cavandoli" knotting with pins to make a wonderful Zig-Zag beaded bracelet. The course includes everything you need to complete these pieces of jewellery including beads, threading materials and all the tools to perfect these amazing techniques.


£89.95


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Perspex

Hannah Oxberry

On this incredible Perspex workshop you will enjoy a fabulous day of tuition from Resident Designer Hannah Oxberry. You will learn all the essential skills used in this medium including; cutting, sanding, polishing and how to add chains and embellishments. Take your jewellery designs in a new direction!


£69.95


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Polymer Clay Collars

Debbie Bulford

Join Debbie Bulford on this amazing new course focussed on creating polymer clay collars using a variety if specialist polymer clay techniques. This amazing medium of jewellery making will allow you to create some stunning designs, so let your imagination run wild!


£64.95


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Polymer Clay Basics

Debbie Bulford

Run by specialist Debbie Bulford, this workshop is aimed at the beginner with little or no experience of working with polymer clay. You will be guided through the basic handling rules and learn how to condition, cut and form the clay into feature beads with different shapes and patterns. The items you craft will be fired and glazed for a professional finish, and put together to create your own piece of wearable jewellery. Watch video about Beginners Polymer Clay course.

Customer Comment: "Debbie is excellent, Clear and detailed and happy to work at all levels "


£64.95


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Polymer Clay (Advanced): Millefiori Clay

Debbie Bulford

Take your polymer clay adventure one step further by introducing Millefiori. Taken from the Italian for "A Thousand Flowers" it was originally a technique used for making decorative glass works, but a similar process can now be used to make a variety of spectacular polymer clay canes. Join Debbie to discover this intriguing art form and create a myriad of possibilities for your polymer clay designs. Watch video about Millefiori course.

Customer Comment: "I am more confident with Polymer Clay now and full of ideas! "


£67.95


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Polymer Clay (Advanced): Mokume Gane Clay

Debbie Bulford

The Japanese term for "woodgrained metal", Mokume Gane (pronounced moe-koo-may-gahn-ay) in polymer clay terms is a method of stacking or layering polymer clay. This technique achieves a range of interesting and beautiful designs that you can use to enhance your creations and add to your range of skills. Designer Debbie Bulford will then demonstrate how to incorporate your peices into beautiful jewellery. Watch video about Mokume Gane course.

Customer Comment: "I enjoyed the whole experience and meeting the other jewellery makers. "


£67.95


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Raw Copper Wire (Advanced)

Sammi Fletcher

Join Guest Designer Sammi fletcher for this new advanced workshop and discover how to create beautiful layered pendants in this exciting and versatile medium. You will also learn how to apply patina and polish up, to give your creations a totally different look.


£79.95


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Resin Projects

Fiona Potter

Fiona will guide you through designing resin jewellery and building techniques such as using resin to make cold connections; use wire to create separate areas within a design; create bezels including shaping and cutting wire to the required shape and size and using other mediums to create colour and texture.


£79.95


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Sewing Lace and Gemstones

Sheila Davies

Join Resident Designer Sheila Davies with another aspect of her talent! Sheila has a passion for lace and pearls and what a perfect way to introduce Gemstones to her creations. Working with textiles for that feminine and vintage look. As Sheila adores fanciful and pretty things, she also likes to step it up with very imaginative designs!


£79.95


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Silver Clay

Natalia Colman

In this introduction to Silver Clay, specialist Natalia Colman will take you through the basic skills of using this amazing product. From how to handle the clay, to rolling and cutting out your designs. Once you have created your pieces you will be taken through a variety of sanding and firing techniques to create your very own masterpiece. Each course includes 20 grams of Silver Clay to transform during your workshop. Watch video about Silver Clay course.

Customer Comment: "I learnt a new skill, made some fabulous jewellery and met some lovely people. "


£109.95


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Colour Effects with Silver Clay

Natalia Colman

Join Guest Designer Natalia Colman metal clay expert and Jewellery Designer, in learning how to create pieces of silver clay with shallow textures to add colourful effects to silver clay. With this project-based workshop, Natalia guides you through the process of creating your own designs in silver clay ready to combine with colourful effects after firing using polymer clay, resin, jewel enamel and Eff Colour enamels. This workshop is all about creating your own unique pieces of jewellery where the colour plays an integral part of your designs. Please note: This workshop is an advanced workshop and attendees must already have attended the introduction to silver clay or have experience of working with precious metal clays.


£129.95


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Silver Clay Gemstone Setting

Natalia Colman

Join Silver Clay expert Natalia Colman and take your next step with this exciting new JewelleryMaker workshop. Natalia will guide you through the various steps of gemstone setting in Silver Clay and how you can create some beautiful pieces with the addition of some of your favourite gemstones. Guests will each get a pack of Silver Art Clay and a selection of gemstones to choose from to use during the day.


£119.95


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Silver Clay Rings

Natalia Colman

Take the next step in your Silver Clay journey with the JewelleryMaker Silver Clay Rings Course. Having learnt the basic skills of using this very versatile product you will be instructed on how to measure and prepare to make a Silver Clay Ring of your very own. Using our Silver Clay Syringe and Silver Clay Paste will allow you to enhance your overall designs and add to your 20 grams of silver clay to use on the day.

Customer Comment: "It taught me exactly what I needed to know, straight to the point, Natalia was a helpful and encouraging tutor. "


£109.95


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Structured Wire Projects

Gemma Crow

Join Gemma Crow and take your wire working to the next level by learning how to use our higher guages of wire with ease. Develop new skills that will enable you to successfully manipulate, Texture and shape your wire into strong, durable and beautiful Jewellery with ease. While working your way through three elegant and varied designs you will not only gain skills but also the confidence to venture further along your wire-work journey.


£84.95


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Sunday Experience



Come and join us at the JewellereyMaker Studios for our Sunday Show Experience. Every Sunday we will be inviting a group of 5 lucky guests to join us live in the studios free of charge and take part in their very own ‘Challenge’! For those of you who remember our original ‘Sunday Sofa’ the format is slightly similar but with a twist … The Experience will take place in our Brand New Workshop Room adjacent to the live JewelleryMaker studio so you will be right in the heart of the action, as well as taking part yourself. Each individual will be given a selection of items from the live show and asked to create something spectacular. You will also be invited to bring in any of your own projects that you may be having difficulty with; after all you will be joined by one of our expert Guest Designers to help you along the way. As the show will be live, this is not an experience for the camera shy as we will be visiting you during the show to see how you are getting on. We also expect that you are an active jewellery maker already and have at least a basic knowledge of making. All guests will also need to have an active JewelleryMaker account. As demand is extremely high for places we advise that booking is on a first come first serve basis and we cannot guarantee places until confirmation has been sent.

PLEASE NOTE: - DUE TO HIGH DEMAND OF INTEREST, CUSTOMERS WHO HAVE PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED THE SUNDAY SHOW EXPERIENCE CAN ONLY REAPPLY ONCE EVERY 6 MONTHS.


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Vintage Workshop

Gemma Crow

Combine old and the new in our Vintage Workshop. Guest Designer Gemma Crow will guide you through various beading and wirework techniques to create some beautifully inspired jewellery. Have a blast from the past and take home some amazing designs incorporating some of your most treasured items.


£69.95


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Wire Mesh

Gemma Crow

Join Guest Designer Gemma Crow to create incredible jewellery designs with Wire Mesh. Explore this exciting medium and learn a selection of incredible techniques that will take your jewellery making in another direction.


£79.95


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Introduction to Wire Sculpture

Alison Tarry

Join Guest Designer Alison Tarry on an adventurous day of creation! You will be using your own ideas and inspirations. Alison will show you how to convert them into a sculpture. You will then go onto transferring your idea of a flat image into a 3D shape. Proceeding to create a small sculpture to take home with you!


£79.95


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Wirework for Beginners

Louise Jakobsen

Guest Designer Louise Jakobsen will take you through the various steps in Wirework and get you started with this addictive medium. You will receive a selection of 0.4, 0.6, 0.8 and 1mm wire in a range of different colours along with one of our famous 'Bead Scoops' to enhance your designs with our variety of genuine gemstones. Watch video about Beginners Wirework course.

Customer Comment: "I have learnt to make my own findings and understand more about wire. "


£69.95


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Wirework (Intermediate)

Laura Binding

Take your skills one step further with our Intermediate Wirework Workshop. Let Laura Binding guide you through the more intricate shapes and formations which can be created with wire. Adding any of these elements is sure to enhance your creative flair and produce more inventive designs for your jewellery making. Watch video about Intermediate Wirework course.

Customer Comment: "I am taking away new techniques which will allow me to produce more professional work. "


£79.95


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Wirework (Advanced)

Laura Binding

Join Guest Designer Laura Binding in this exciting new Workshop. The morning will begin with step by step stages for a focal woven pendant. The afternoon will progress by attempting your own freeform pendant and with Laura’s guidance all the way! Leaving the Workshop with at least one woven pendant. This Workshop involves having the knowledge of weaves and be comfortable and confident with the weaves as we will not be learning the weaves from scratch.


£89.95


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Wirework: Rings

Louise Jakobsen

Join Guest Designer Louise on this exciting new workshop focusing on wirework rings. Learn how create a ring band, shank and how to attach genuine gemstones to create a design of your choice. Participants will get a selection of colours & gauges of wire and a generous scoop of mixed gemstones to inspire you with your creations. Ring mandrels at the ready!


£69.95


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Wirework - Cuffs and Bangles

Laura Binding

You will learn how to form a fun organic bangle using wire and beads. You will also learn how to form your own cuff shapes and frames using thick wire. Build your own cuff from scratch, first forming the frame and then building it up with wire and beads. The morning will be spent making a fun bangle and then working on the different ways to form your own cuff frames. During the afternoon you will progress onto making an actual cuff, choosing a frame and then filling it with wire and beads. Laura will also cover any weaves that you may want to use in the cuff and will cover incorporating clasps. Leave the course with at least a bangle, a cuff and a couple of cuff frames.


£79.95


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Wirework - Viking Knit

Laura Binding

Join Guest Designer Laura Binding mastering the knit itself, using 0.4, 0.6 and 1mm wire. Throughout the day we will learn how to add wire in, and then how to finish the pieces, creating end caps and clasps out of wire. The second part of the day we will learn the double and triple knit weaves. We create a gemstone filled bracelet, and a flattened ring. The main aim of the course will be to learn all the aspects of Viking knit and incorporate them into different projects. Attendees must bring their Viking Knit tool with them. They can purchase online before hand or in the shop on the morning for £25.


£79.95


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Watch this space for future courses coming soon ...

If you would like to put your name down on the waiting list for any of these upcoming courses please contact workshop@jewellerymaker.com. Also if theres a particular course you would like that isn't on the list then let us know.

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Braiding

Sara Elvin

Join Guest Designer Sara Elvin on her brand new "Braiding" Workshop. Spend a relaxed and enjoyable day Learning braiding techniques. You will learn how to make the beautiful "Charlotte's web bracelet" and "Egyptian styled cross over necklace" . Get to grips with braided "Peruvian Wave" beaded bracelet or necklace and explore the world of "Josephine" knotting with leather cord to make a wonderful chunky style bracelet. The course includes everything you need to complete these pieces of jewellery including beads, threading materials and all the tools to perfect these amazing techniques.


£69.95

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Chain Maille

Debbie Bulford

Join JewelleryMaker and specialist Guest Designer Debbie Bulford for a fun and relaxing day discovering the addictive appeal of Chain Maille. This workshop is ideal for beginners and will introduce the fundamentals of this art form, including essential tools and basic techniques to transform simple jump rings in to stunning pieces of jewellery! You willl be guided through a range of beginners weaves and learn how to create your own Byzantine bracelet and earrings set, or a choker style necklace that you will be able to wear and take home at the end of your class. As well as taking all of your creations, you will also be given a comprehensive, easy to follow tutorial DVD for FREE, so you can keep on crafting at your leisure. Watch video about Chain Maille course.

Customer Comment: "I expected a good course, but this was amazing! "


£74.95

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Copper Clay

Natalia Colman

Run by leading Silver Clay artist Natalia Colman, this workshop is aimed at the beginner with little or no experience of working with copper clay. You will be guided through the basic handling rules and learn various techniques of rolling, texturing and shaping the clay - as well as being shown three methods for firing the copper at home. Watch video about Copper Clay course.

Customer Comment: "It has given me another element to a hobby which I already love! "


£71.95

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Fashion Leather

Natalia Colman

Learn how to use fashion leather to create stunning pieces of jewellery with JM Guest Designer, Natalia Colman. Natalia guides you through the process of working with the leather to create four unique and different designs. This workshop includes two pieces of colourful fashion leather, findings, and all the tools and templates you will need to make your own amazing leather jewellery. Please note: This workshop is perfect for beginners. No previous experience of jewellery making is necessary.


£99.95

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Tooling Leather

Natalia Colman

Learn how to use veg tan tooling leather to create stunning pieces of jewellery with Guest Designer, Natalia Colman. Natalia guides you through the process of working with this untreated leather to create four unique and different designs. This workshop includes two pieces of tooling leather, findings, and all the tools and templates you will need to make your own amazing leather jewellery. This workshop is perfect for beginners. No previous experience of jewellery making is necessary.


£109.95

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Exploring Colour Polymer Clay

Debbie Bulford

Join Debbie Bulford to build your own colour palate out of Polymer Clay and create a signature blend to make your designs stand out from the crowd. During the workshop you will complete your own colour chart to give you a recipe card for all your future creations. This workshop is perfect for all lovers of Polymer Clay!


£64.95

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Polymer Clay Face Canes

Debbie Bulford

This is by far the most challenging of canes but the potential to personalise each design is really exciting. Join Guest Designer Debbie Bulford for this exciting Workshop. Look at photos to get ideas for eye colours, lips can be natural, smiley, full or expressive, the choice is yours. Once the face is complete, the fun begins! Style the hair - wavy, straight, in a bun, or pony tail, then add a hat, hair band, scarf, jewellery the list goes on! Once you learn the principle of the technique, you will be able to look at images and create so many different designs, such as animal canes and charicatures. I cannot wait to see your faces!!


£69.95

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Polymer Clay (Advanced): Kaleidoscope Clay & Geometric Designs

Debbie Bulford

Advance your polymer clay skills by mastering and creating your own kaleidoscope canes. This workshop will show you how using simple cane techniques can make several patterns one slice at a time. By incorporating contrasting colours you can make striking designs and by adding toned down colours you will leave yourself a hint of mystery to your designs. Watch video about Geometric Designs course.

Customer Comment: "Debbie was very clear and nothing was too much trouble "


£67.95

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Polymer Clay (Advanced): Trinket Boxes

Debbie Bulford

Join Debbie Bulford and create truly unique gifts boxes and pendants. These designs are inspired by the Japanese tradition of Inro boxes, originally worn on a cord around the waist to hold identity seals, medicine or special trinkets. There are many ways of decorating your boxes: polymer clay canes, surface transfer images, stamping inks, permanent ink pens, or paint the list goes on!


£67.95

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Wirework: Gemstone Trees

Laura Binding

On this exciting course Guest Designer Laura Binding will guide you through the various techniques of wirework and gemstone threading to create some beautiful projects. The very popular Tree of Life Pendant and our Gemstone Tree.


£79.95

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Wirework - Perfect your Technique

Laura Binding

you wont take home a project as such but a load of helpful hints and tips, you will take home mini makes, and hopefully answer all those niggly questions to help achieve the professional finish, all levels of wirework are welcome and they can bring any tools they have that they may want help with, jig, hammer, gizmo etc, except...the viking knit as that is covered in another course.


£79.95