Introduction to Jewellery Making Workshop - 2 Days/3 Nights- £285 (including accommodation)
or 3 Days / 4 Nights - £395
or NEW - 3 Workshop Days / 4 Nights (Includes 1 day soldering & silversmithing taster) - £395
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This two day workshop has been developed for complete beginners to jewellery making or those who have maybe dabbled and would like to go a little further. We will cover the basics, types of tools, how to use them, different types of beads, using crimps, sterling v silver plated, making your own earwires and findings, lots of different earrings, attaching clasps and lots more. Although project materials will be provided please feel free to bring any beads you would like to incorporate into your designs (additional materials will be available for purchase). Our 3 day workshop lets you go each technique in more depth.
NEW 3 day workshop- Introduction to Jewellery Making & Basic Soldering - 3 Workshop Days / 4 Nights - £395 - Our 2 day Introduction to Jewellery Making workshop plus
NEW 3 day workshops - 3 Workshop Days / 4 Nights - £395 - 2 Day Introduction to Jewellery Making Plus:-
1 day of basic soldering making your own soldered jump rings and heavier hammered soldered rings as elements to use in your jewellery making plus a pretty set of stacker rings.
OR Pick one of our One Day Workshops - Please click for more information
There will be no single supplement and vegetarians will be well fed ! Please feel free to give us a call if you would like to have a chat about the holiday -00 33 6 30 74 20 35 or 00 33 5 65 46 13 55. Please email me your if you would like a brochure & to receive our workshop newsletter
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Photos - You will have the choice of lots of projects, these are just a few you can choose from but remember these designs will be your own, these are just a starting point, we want you to go home with lots of unique jewellery designed by you. Please click here to see some of our students work
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Dates- Please click here for our diary page
Short Break - £285
Day 1 - Arrive at Rodez Airport and depending upon your arrival time, sightseeing on the way to St Geniez d'Olt so you can settle into your room before having dinner (dinner is not included in the price)
Days 2 & 3 - Workshop days - 2 days of jewellery making. On these days breakfast and lunch will be provided at La Vidalerie.
Day 4 - Depending upon your departure time - leisurely drive to Rodez Airport in good time for your flight home
Longer Breaks 3 Days / 4 Nights Breaks - £395
Similar itinerary to above but with either an extra day of jewellery making / basic soldering or add one of our one day workshops.
What is Included:
Project materials (additional materials will be available for purchase)
Loan of tools
Accommodation (own room)
Breakfasts & Lunches at La Vidalerie (meals, drinks etc taken whilst out and about are not included)
Transfers from and to Rodez airport
Flights - Cheap flights via RyanAir to Rodez (http://www.ryanair.co.uk).
1 to 2 people (we prefer to keep the workshops small to make sure you get individual attention but larger groups or additional places can be easily arranged.)
How To Book
You can reserve a place on this workshop by paying a deposit of £40 via PayPal (please click the button below) or cheque
Fishing in Aveyron - Please click here for more information
If you have a partner who is into fishing what could be more perfect, they get to spend their time fishing whilst you get to make jewellery !)
Where is the Aveyron
Aveyron is the fifth largest department in France but is 78th in terms of population - it really is a land of open spaces (a nature reserve covers one third of the department).
Nearest airport - Rodez (Cheap flights via RyanAir).
Stunning valley and breath taking scenery along with having 10 of the official “les plus beaux villages de France” (more than any other department) Aveyron is a photographers dream
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