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Wirework Jewellery for Beginners and Improvers

Create jewellery and small objects using wireworking techniques. Ideal for beginners or those with some jewellery experience wishing to learn a new skill. Come and join us to learn in this supportive and friendly environment.
  • Who is it for?

    Develop skills to design and create wirework jewellery. You will learn basic techniques of working with coloured wire to create JEWELLERY or DECORATIVE OBJECTS

    Suitable for complete beginners. Also ideal for those who have some jewellery experience but wish to add to their repertoire.

  • What does it cover?

    You will be learning techniques for working with coloured wire to create decorative objects or jewellery.

    You will be exploring:
    The properties of wire - what it can and can't do
    Basic weaving techniques
    Bead setting
    Shape and form

    Simple and more advanced projects will be provided. Students are welcome to develop own ideas

    You will learn basic techniques for working with wire such as:
    different weaving techniques
    a variety of beading techniques
    forming and shaping wire-work

    You will learn to make your own jewellery. The course aims to provide you with all the essentials needed to continue on your own.

  • What will it be like?

    This is a practical course where you will be making jewellery and / or objects from coloured wire.

    This will be supported via:

    Demonstration
    Handouts
    Group discussion
    Individual advice and guidance

    Ongoing verbal feedback throughout the course
    Informal group reviews
    Self -assessment

  • What else do I need to buy or do?

    Basic materials such as coloured wire and beads will be provided. Additional materials are available at low cost if you wish to use them.
    All equipment provided.

    You may wish to bring a note or sketch book.

    This course is ideal for those wishing to learn a simple technique which can be developed at home.

    There is no formal homework set, but you are encouraged to develope your skills and ideas on your own.

  • What could it lead to?

    1. Continue to practise at home to improve skills and knowledge learnt
    2. Design your own projects, keep sketch books to draw your ideas
    3. You will get to a stage where you are able to make wire work jewellery for friends and family
    4. Sell your work in fair or online
    5. Create your own business
    6. Learn Product photography for online

Available Courses

Wirework Jewellery for Beginners and Improvers

Create jewellery and small objects using wireworking techniques. Ideal for beginners or those with some jewellery experience wishing to learn a new skill. Come and join us to learn in this supportive and friendly environment.

23 April 2024 – 09 July 2024
Tuesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1719
£291 / £102
12 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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26 September 2023 – 12 December 2023
Tuesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1717
£291 / £102
12 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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27 September 2023 – 13 December 2023
Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1711
£291 / £102
12 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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09 January 2024 – 26 March 2024
Tuesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1718
£291 / £102
12 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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10 January 2024 – 28 February 2024
Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1712
£291 / £102
8 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Friday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1704
£284 / £99
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High Street, Stratford
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Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1710
£144 / £50
6 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1708
£144 / £50
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High Street, Stratford
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Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1709
£144 / £50
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High Street, Stratford
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Friday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1702
£144 / £50
6 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Friday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1703
£121 / £42
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High Street, Stratford
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For more information contact arts@marywardcentre.ac.uk at admin@marywardcentre.ac.uk

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