Jewellery making workshops with Melissa Hunt
photography : Kate Gibb
Make a silver ring at the Ludlow Mascall Centre
Saturday 6th September
Friday 3rd October
Monday 27th October
These one-day taster workshops, held in the Ludlow Mascall Centre and run by contemporary jeweller Melissa Hunt, will explore a range of techniques suitable for applying textures and finishes to metal.
Participants will have the opportunity to develop a suite of surface pattern samples in copper before creating a beautifully finished silver ring to their own design and size.
All tools and materials are included in the workshop price, maximum seven people in the group.
Book a place HERE
Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewellery Makers:
Techniques, Inspiration and Professional Advice for
By Melissa Hunt
Published in the UK by Search Press
new book by Melissa Hunt is a collection of techniques for combining
gems with metal. It offers information about choosing stones according
to their properties then designing, making and marketing stone-set
at Great Western Studios in West London, Melissa has been making
jewellery for twenty five years. She has drawn on her experiences to
create this book, presenting traditional techniques alongside
contemporary stonesetting ideas.
for Contemporary Jewellery Makers has tutorials appropriate for all skill
levels: its aim is to offer tips for the beginner and demystify some of
the more complicated techniques for the advanced maker.
Commissioned by Rotovision and distributed by Search Press.Buy a copy from HERE
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