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Workshop Programme

September 2018 - April 2019

September

Saturday 1st September 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Friday 14th September - Sunday 16th September – The Handmade Fair - This year we will be participating, for the

first time, at Kirsty Allsopps Handmade Fair at Hampton Court Palace. The Fair showcases some of the best makers and

craft businesses in the country and we are very excited to be part of it!! https://www.thehandmadefair.com/

hampton-court/

Monday 17th September 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials & consumables

Tuesday 18th September 10.30-12.30pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials &

consumables

Tuesday 18th September 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Wednesday 19th September 10.30-12.30pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials &

consumables

Thursday 20th September 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Tuesday 25th September 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Wednesday 26th September 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks -

£90.00 + materials & consumables

Friday 28th September 10-30am-12.30pm - MacMillan Coffee Morning...Come and help us raise some money by

eating cake and drinking tea!!! Yay!!!

Saturday 29th September 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Stringing - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using

beads and stringing techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a

professional finish - £50.00 + materials

Saturday 29th September 10-4pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay @ New Brewery Arts Chicester - Learn how to

work with PMC to create unique jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or

charms using simple texturing techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting,

texturing and forming techniques, set stones and much more on this one day course. - Contact New Brewery Arts for

further details.

Sunday 30th September 10-5pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay - Learn how to work with PMC to create unique

jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing

techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques,

set stones and much more on this one day course. - £85.00 + materials

 

October

Saturday 6th October 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Wire - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads and

wire techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional finish -

£50.00 + materials

Sunday 7th October 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Saturday 13th October 2-4pm – Personalised Silver Bracelet - Learn how to use simple stamping and texturing

techniques to create a personalised bracelet that’s comfortable to wear, easy to put on and unique to your own design -

£40.00 inc materials

Sunday 14th October 10-3pm – Introduction to Soutache - Learn how to use Soutache braid, beads and cabochons to

create a unique personally designed pendant. Learn which materials are used for the backing, fixing and finishing

process. £50.00 + materials

Saturday 20th October 11-1pm – Viking Knit Bracelet - Learn how to create your own viking knit tools and then how to

create a six spoke knit pattern - £25.00 + materials

Sunday 21st October 10-4pm - Precious Metal Clay Mixed Ability - (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Textured Ring…Pea Pod…Miniature House Pendant…Glass with PMC…Ceramics with PMC…Beads...Stone Setting…

Chain Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Thursday 25th October 11-2pm – Projects Open Day (For adults and Children) Come and join us for our free projects

open day where we will be demonstrating projects, helping you get started, running instore promotions and giving you

the opportunity to sit down and spend a few hours with us. Free to attend but materials will be payable on the day.

Sunday 28th October 10-3pm – Enamelling - The basics of adding colour to metal - Learn how to add colour using

enamel powders and other glass components to copper and silver using both torch and kiln firing techniques - £60.00 +

materials (enamels and glass inc in workshop cost) Places limited to 5.

 

November

Friday 2nd November 7-9pm – The Oxford Bead Shop’s 12th Anniversary...Woohoo! To celebrate we will be having our

workshop taster evening exploring some of our unique workshops, showing demonstrations and as always refreshments

and cake!!

Saturday 3rd November 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Saturday 3rd November 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Knotting - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using

beads and knotting techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a

professional finish - £50.00 + materials

Sunday 11th November 10.30-12.30pm – Beads & Wire Christmas Decorations - Learn how to use beads and wire

techniques to create pretty christmas tree decorations that would be perfect for decorating your home or to give as a gift

- £25.00 + materials

Sunday 11th November 1.30-4.30pm – Beads & Button Wreaths - Learn how to create frame for a wreath using

beads and wire then how to embellish with beads to create your own unique bead and button wreath - £30.00 + materials

Saturday 17th November 10-5pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay - Learn how to work with PMC to create unique

jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing

techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques,

set stones and much more on this one day course. - £85.00 + materials

Wednesday 28th November – Magdalen Centre Christmas Fair @ Oxford Science Park - Amy will be selling her

current range of handmade jewellery and some of our favourite most popular jewellery making kits. Further details to

follow

Friday 30th November – Wheatley Village Christmas Market @ Wheatley High Street - Amy will be selling her current

range of handmade jewellery and some of our favourite most popular jewellery making kits. Further details to follow

 

December

Saturday 1st December – Independent Oxford Christmas Market @ Turl Street Kitchen, Oxford - Amy will be selling her

current range of handmade jewellery and some of our favourite most popular jewellery making kits. Further details to

follow

Saturday 1st December 10.30-12.30pm – Beads & Wire Christmas Decorations - Learn how to use beads and wire

techniques to create pretty christmas tree decorations that would be perfect for decorating your home or to give as a gift

- £25.00 + materials

Saturday 1st December 13.30-16.30pm – Beads & Button Wreaths - Learn how to create frame for a wreath using

beads and wire then how to embellish with beads to create your own unique bead and button wreath - £30.00 + materials

Sunday 2nd December – Independent Oxford Christmas Market @ Turl Street Kitchen

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th December – Christmas Fair @ Cogges Farm, Witney - Amy will be selling her current

range of handmade jewellery and some of our favourite, most popular, jewellery making kits. Further details to follow

Saturday 15th December 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Sunday 23rd December - Wednesday 2nd January (inclusive) - Closed for Christmas

 

January

Thursday 3rd January - Reopen for 2019

Thursday 3rd January - January Sale Starts…come along and pick up a bargain. Many discounts in store and

some great offers to take advantage of.

Saturday 12th January 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Saturday 12th January 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Stringing - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads

and stringing techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional

finish - £50.00 + materials

Monday 14th January 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials & consumables

Tuesday 15th January 10.30-12.30pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials &

consumables

Tuesday 15th January 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Wednesday 16th January 10.30-12.30pm - Silver Mixed Ability weekly class...5 sessions - £90.00 + materials &

consumables

Wednesday 16th January 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Saturday 19th January 10.30-12.30pm (Continues on…2nd Feb, 16th Feb, Half Term, 9th Mar, 23rd Mar) – Metal

Clay Improvers - Come along and continue to improve your metal clay skills and techniques in this bi-weekly workshop. A

group project will be set but students are encouraged to think about skills that they would like to explore and improve on.

Tutorials via email will take place prior to the workshop with Amy - £90.00 + materials

Saturday 19th January 2-4pm – Viking Knit Bracelet - Learn how to create your own viking knit tools and then how to

create a six spoke knit pattern - £25.00 + materials

Sunday 20th January 10-5pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay - Learn how to work with PMC to create unique

jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing

techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques,

set stones and much more on this one day course. - £85.00 + materials

Tuesday 22nd January 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Thursday 24th January 7-9pm - Silver Mixed Ability Bi-weekly class...5 sessions over 10 term time weeks - £90.00 +

materials & consumables

Saturday 26th January 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Wire - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads and

wire techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional finish -

£50.00 + materials

 

February

Sunday 3rd February 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Sunday 3rd February 10-3pm – Introduction to Beads & Knotting - Learn the basics of creating jewellery using beads

and knotting techniques. Learn how to design and make a variety of designs and how to finish them to a professional

finish - £50.00 + materials

Saturday 9th February 10-3pm – Introduction to Soutache - Learn how to use Soutache braid, beads and cabochons to

create a unique personally designed pendant. Learn which materials are used for the backing, fixing and finishing

process. £50.00 + materials

Saturday 16th February 2-5pm – Precious Metal Clay Taster - Learn the basics of working with PMC to create unique

jewellery. Learn how to handle, texture, form, cut, dry, file, finish and fire the lump form of PMC to a professional

standard. Within this taster session you will make a simple pendant and earring set - £35.00 inc materials (usually

£50.00)

Sunday 17th February 10-3pm – Enamelling - The basics of adding colour to metal - Learn how to add colour using

enamel powders and other glass components to copper and silver using both torch and kiln firing techniques - £60.00 +

materials (enamels and glass inc in workshop cost) Places limited to 5.

Thursday 21st February 11-2pm – Projects Open Day (For adults and Children) Come and join us for our free projects

open day where we will be demonstrating projects, helping you get started, running instore promotions and giving you

the opportunity to sit down and spend a few hours with us. Free to attend but materials will be payable on the day.

 

March

Saturday 2nd March 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Saturday 9th March 2-4pm – Personalised Silver Bracelet - Learn how to use simple stamping and texturing techniques

to create a personalised bracelet that’s comfortable to wear, easy to put on and unique to your own design - £40.00 inc

materials

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th March 10-4pm – Introduction to Metal Clay Two Day - Learn how to work with Metal

Clay to create your own silver jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings using a

torch firing technique, a fine silver pendant, ring and hollow bead using cutting, texturing and forming techniques, set

stones and incorporate glass in your pieces on this two day course - £145.00 + materials

Sunday 31st March - MOTHERS DAY - Happy Mothers Day to all you wonderful Mums!!

 

April

Saturday 6th April 10-4pm – Silver Jewellery Mixed Ability for Beginners & Improvers (Places limited to 5)

Projects Include...

• Making a Silver Ring...Spinning Rings...Chain Making…Stone Setting...Bangles and Bracelets...Creating Texture on

Metal…Charm Bracelet…Your own bespoke project and many more - £75.00 + materials

Friday 19th - Tuesday 23rd April 2019 (inclusive) - CLOSED FOR EASTER

Saturday 27th April 10-5pm – Introduction to Precious Metal Clay - Learn how to work with PMC to create unique

jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant using PMC paste, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing

techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques,

set stones and much more on this one day course. - £85.00 + materials

 

 

To Book call us on 01865 774298