At MidasTouch Jewels by Patsy I aim to offer workshops suitable for beginners and the more accomplished jewellery maker.
At Midastouch Jewels I aim to work with adults, young people and people with special needs on a one to one or small group basis.
I will ensure Jewellery made by students will use precious metals and tuition will ensure that the finished product is of a good quality.
5 training courses found
Making Silver Jewellery - Joining silver Hot Connections at MidasTouch Jewels by Patsy North Wales Conwy What are Hot Connections? Jewellery usually requires joins and these are usually made by soldering to make them strong. These are known as 'Hot Connections' such as the hidden join in a ring.
Making - Silver Cold Connections at MidasTouch Jewels by Patsy What are cold connection? Most jewellery needs to be joined together in some way: a clasp, a chain, an earwire, a bail or a ring. To do this heat is usually required for soldering but it is possible to make strong joins in metal without the use of soldering such as end to end joins, split pins and rivets.
Jewellery Making - Make Your own Wedding rings in Gold or Silver at MidasTouch Jewels by Patsy North Wales A wedding ring is a symbol of your promise to your partner, made from precious metals purified by fire it symbolises the wealth you will share and the purity of your relationship and future together. You can take this symbolism a stage further by being the ones who forge the rings in fire, on a really special day for couples to make their own wedding/commitment/ partnership rings.
Flamework Glass Bead Making with MidasTouch Jewels North Wales Conwy Create amazing coloured beads using a blow torch. This one to one course enables you to start making beads for use with your own jewellery making.
Silver Clay Jewellery Making - Beginners Class at Midastouch Jewels by Patsy North Wales Conwy This really is Alchemy in North Wales! Using recycled dust from the photographic industry, a technique devised in Japan, create your very own fine silver (999%) jewellery. This technique allows the complete novice to make intricately patterned silver metal jewellery using a special clay.