Learn the techniques needed to work precious metal. Using traditional hand tools students will create a unique silver pendant and make a textured silver ring.
Learn the essential techniques needed to turn precious metals into beautiful jewellery. Using pliers, files, hammers, blowtorches, etc. students will forge silver sheet into a textured ring and use silver wire to create a pendant of their own design.
All tools and silver supplied. No previous experience necessary.
Fergus Grant-Stevenson is a jeweller and silversmith based in Co. Limerick, making Jewellery for nearly 20 years now. Fergus’ background is in archaeology and influences his use of historical techniques and traditional tools. Fergus has taught Jewellery Skills workshops for 5 years from his own studio and in venues across the country (Hunt Museum, Black Gallery in Cloughjordan, Seamus Ennis Arts Centre in Naul, Loughrea School of Art, Electric Picnic, etc).
Fergus runs workshops covering different areas of Jewellery Skills - Beginners, Make a Ring, Foldforming, Working with Gold, Stonesetting, Forging, Chainmaking.
If you have any questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and if you would like to book a place, please book your place here. Participants need to be 16 yrs+ of age, and there are a maximum of 8 spaces, so book yours soon!