This course is an introduction to jewellery making with a focus on giving new life to old jewellery, your collection of stones, trinkets and other found objects. Using a ‘bare-bones’ approach to construction and a ‘virtue out of necessity’ design ethos, students can create an artwork or heirloom out of almost anything All necessary tools will be available to use each night during the workshops. If students wish they can purchase hand tools and extra jewellery supplies from the tutor.
Restrictions: Adults Only
Tutor: Ruth O’Connell – Bronnsmith Jewellery
Course: 4 Tuesday evenings
Date: 2nd to 23rd February 2021 (2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd)
Where: The Artery, Historic Village, 17th Ave, Tauranga
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Basic Kit supplied and after dinner treats.
Students are welcome to just bring themselves and start from scratch, or bring their own tools, jewellery supplies, and collected trinkets and objects they are wanting to use in their creations, if they have them.
Ruth, from Bronnsmith Jewellery handcrafts her own designs. A professional silversmith she started out without heat work, just hand tools, wires, braids, beads, stones, and an assortment of found objects. She loves to share her love of bare bones jewellery making, repurposing, and recycling to create an artwork or heirloom.