Photograph by Cat Lane
Saturday 27 November 2021
Includes a 30 minute lunch break
We are booking up to 12 people on this course, on the understanding that from 21 June all social distancing measures will be relaxed. If this is not the case, we will ask the last 6 people who joined to transfer onto the next available course.
We are committed to working with our artists and communities in continuing to provide opportunities for creativity during these challenging times. Together, we have been working throughout lockdown in reconfiguring our courses to ensure the safety of all concerned without compromising on quality. Find out more about our new safety measures.
Gift vouchers available
Please read our Covid-19 Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.
Who is this class suitable for?
Suitable for any level of experience.
What will be covered in the class?
Discover the crafting medium Precious Metal Clay (PMC) in this intensive jewellery making workshop led my master silversmith Clare Layton.
PMC is a crafting medium consisting of very small particles of metal such as silver, gold, bronze, or copper mixed with an organic binder and water and can be used to create unique pieces of jewellery, beads and small three-dimensional objects.
Once complete your creations will fired and set with a torch.
What will I need to bring?
All tools and equipment are included. £30 worth of materials is included. Please wear appropriate clothing including close-toed shoes and tying long hair back.
You are encouraged to bring any of your own silversmith tools and materials if you have any that you would like to work with, otherwise these will be provided.
Jewellery Studio, The jewellery studio is situated at the top of a flight of stairs. Tools are all light and accessible. Work benches are not currently height adjustable.
Clare Layton has been working with Milton Keynes Arts Centre for a number of years to deliver her hugely popular and sell-out silversmith workshops. Clare has extensive experience in silversmith techniques and creative tutoring.