Pewter keyring and pendant making.
Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Pewter keyring and pendant making.

  • Manchester Craft and Design Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Ella on a three hour pewter pendant or keyring making workshop.

Through the workshop Ella will guide you through the process of carving your design from the unusual natural material of cuttlefish before we pour the molten metal to reveal your design. We will then finish your cast using traditional jewellery tools and techniques before polishing so you can proudly take your final piece home. A fascinating technique with beautiful results.

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Pewter pendant and keyring making.
Sep
28
2:30 PM14:30

Pewter pendant and keyring making.

  • Manchester Craft and Design Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Ella on a three hour pewter pendant or keyring making workshop.

Through the workshop Ella will guide you through the process of carving your design from the unusual natural material of cuttlefish before we pour the molten metal to reveal your design. We will then finish your cast using traditional jewellery tools and techniques before polishing so you can proudly take your final piece home. A fascinating technique with beautiful results.

Suitable for beginners or those with previous silver or jewellery experience.

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Pewter brooch making.
Oct
19
10:00 AM10:00

Pewter brooch making.

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  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Ella on a 3 hour pewter brooch making workshop.

During this workshop Ella will guide you through the process of adding texture and pattern to sheet pewter, a lead free metal. We will use textures and foraged dried foliage to print on the the pewter using a traditional metalwork tool called a rolling mill.

We will then use hammers and piercing tools to shape your brooches (approx 3 made per workshop) before learning to solder on brooch backs and polishing so you can proudly wear them home. A fun workshop to create your own unique piece of jewellery.

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Pewter bangle making.
Oct
19
2:30 PM14:30

Pewter bangle making.

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  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Ella on a 3 hour pewter bangle making workshop.


During this workshop Ella will guide you through the process of adding texture and pattern to sheet pewter, a lead free metal. We will use textures and foraged dried foliage to print on the the pewter using a traditional metalwork tool called a rolling mill.

We will then use hammers and forming tools to create your bangle or cuff style bracelet before polishing so you can proudly wear it home. A fun workshop to create your own unique piece of jewellery.

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Pewter Christmas decoration making.
Dec
1
2:30 PM14:30

Pewter Christmas decoration making.

  • Manchester Craft and Design Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Kickstart your festive period with Ella on a 3 hour pewter Christmas decoration making workshop.

During this workshop Ella will guide you through the process of adding texture and pattern to sheet pewter, a lead free metal. We will use textures and Christmas themed images to imprint on the the pewter using a traditional metalwork tool called a rolling mill.

We will then use hammers and piercing tools to shape your Christmas decoration and letter punches to add personalised details before polishing so you can proudly hang on your tree or wrap it as a handmade gift.

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