This activity was successfully rescheduled from 21.03.20. 

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Learn to make a piece of jewellery for yourself, using traditional silversmithing skills with trained jeweller Melanie Bowler.

This session will include a variety of projects and designs to choose from including rings, earrings and pendants. You’ll be amazed and delighted with what you can create in this half day session. All silver is included in the ticket price and groups will be very small.

About Melanie Bowler:

Melanie studied at Berkshire College of Art and Design where she gained a BTEC diploma; she then continued her studies at Plymouth College of Art and Design, gaining an HND in Design Metals. Both courses gave her a deep grounding in fundamental jewellery and silversmithing skills.

Melanie has won the Royal Society of British Sculptors medal design competition and the Michael Spiers Jewellery award (Southwest Academy summer exhibition).

She set up her own business in 1996 and has been making and designing jewellery ever since. She also spent some time working for Mortimers – an independent jewellers in Exeter – experiencing all aspects of the antique jewellery trade.

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19 September 2020 9:45AM & 1:45PM For details of dates & times,
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Ticket Prices

Full Price from £60.00
Suitable for Adults

Running Time

3/4 hours