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Oxford - Amy Surman School of Jewellery @ The Oxford Bead Shop

The Oxford Bead Shop offers both taster workshops and day masterclasses in PMC to unleash your creative flair.

 

The Classes are kept small, to guarantee each student has the right support and one-on-one attention they will need. The price includes use of tools, findings, tuition and the silver.


PMC Classes and Available Dates


Course Title:
Precious Metal Clay Jewellery
Course Description: General course; suitable for beginners and those with some experience. During the course you will be able to make a small pendant or several charms to your own design. You will learn how to roll, texture and cut the clay. Once you have made your design you will refine your piece prior to firing and polishing.
Price: £ 85 per person including vat and a pack of 7g PMC3 clay.
Including an exclusive Cookson goody bag!

Dates: Saturday 8 November
Time: 10am - 3pm, including one hour for lunch. Refreshments are provided but please bring your own lunch.



Course Title:
Precious Metal Clay Masterclass - Textured Band Ring
Course Description: This course is suitable for confident beginners and those with some experience. During the session you will learn how to measure a ring by taking PMC shrinkage into consideration, how to texture the clay, make a secure join and fire & finish to a polished surface.
Price: £ 85 per person including vat and a pack of 7g PMC3 clay.
Including an exclusive Cookson goody bag!

Dates: Saturday 13th September
Time: 10am - 3pm, including one hour for lunch. Refreshments are provided but please bring your own lunch.



Course Title:
Precious Metal Clay Masterclass - Miniature Bird House Pendant
Course Description: This course is suitable for confident beginners and those with some experience. Learn how to make a miniature house pendant using lump PMC3, paste and a dry construction technique. During the session you will learn how to create walls and windows using rolling and cutting techniques. You will learn how to texture the clay when dry and wet and then how to use paste to assemble your house. To complete the project you will learn how to drill holes, fire and finish the clay to a shiny fine silver surface. Finally you will use a simple wirework technique to attach your pendant to a chunky jump ring.
Price: £ 85 per person including vat and a pack of 7g PMC3 clay.
Including an exclusive Cookson goody bag!

Dates: Saturday 11 October
Time: 10am - 3pm, including one hour for lunch. Refreshments are provided but please bring your own lunch.

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The price includes use of tools, findings, tuition and the silver.


How to Book

Booking could not be any easier!

Simply call our Contact Centre on 0845 100 1122 and provide the following details:

Your name

Your contact telephone number

The Course Title

The date you wish to attend

We welcome Visa, MasterCard, Delta, Maestro and Solo cards, please have your card with you when you make the call.

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Meet Your Tutor: Amy Surman

Amy is a fully qualified jewellery tutor and maker. She has been teaching and making jewellery since she graduated with a BA (Hons) Designed Metalwork and Jewellery degree in 2001.

Having completed a metalwork degree her first love is working with metal but in 2005 Amy discovered the world of Precious Metal Clay became a PMC Studio accredited Senior PMC Instructor.


Where to find us

The PMC classes are held at the Oxford Bead Shop, 75 Wilkins Road, Cowley, Oxford, OX4 2HZ

Accomidation: Premier Inn is about a 10 minute walk away from the Oxford Bead Shop. Address: Oxford Business Park, Garsingtion Road, Oxford OX4 2JZ. There is a restaurant located next to the hotel or wide selection of restaurants, bars and cafes on the Cowley Road.

Travel: The number 5 bus from Oxford Train station will bring you within a 5 minute walk to Oxford Bead Shop.

Parking: There is parking available on the forecourt and plenty available in the street. No parking charges apply.

Lunch: There is a sandwich shop very close by or you welcome to bring your own.



Cancellation Policy: To cancel your place on any PMC class, simply contact our contact centre on 0845 100 11 22, two weeks prior to the class date for a full refund.

In the event of cancellation of a class event by Cooksongold, we will endeavour to inform all delegates a week before the event is due to take place, although please be aware that this is not always possible. All event fees paid will be reimbursed in full, or the payment will be transferred in full to another class. Cooksongold shall not accept liability for any consequential loss and shall have no liability to reimburse any other costs that may have been incurred, including transport costs, accommodation etc.

 

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© 2014 Cookson Precious Metals Ltd. VAT Registration No. GB161 8062 21. Registered in England no. 2775187. Registered Office: 59-83 Vittoria Street, Birmingham, B1 3NZ
Tel: 0345 100 1122 or 0121 200 2120 Fax: 0121 212 6456