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  6 weeks of Silver Clay
Bookings for the Autumn and Winter terms now open!

  • April 2024!  6 week Silver Clay Beginners- Evening course.
    April 2024!  6 week Silver Clay Beginners- Evening course.
    Mon, 15 Apr
    Hermitage
    15 Apr 2024, 17:30 – 03 Jun 2024, 21:30
    Hermitage, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    15 Apr 2024, 17:30 – 03 Jun 2024, 21:30
    Hermitage, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    A six week evening course, designed to build upon your silver clay skills, suitable for beginners.
  • April 2024!  6 week Silver Clay Beginners- Daytime course.
    April 2024!  6 week Silver Clay Beginners- Daytime course.
    Tue, 16 Apr
    Hermitage
    16 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 21 May 2024, 14:00
    Hermitage, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    16 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 21 May 2024, 14:00
    Hermitage, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    A six week evening course, designed to build upon your silver clay skills, suitable for beginners.
  • April 2024 6 week Silver Clay Intermediate
    April 2024 6 week Silver Clay Intermediate
    Fri, 19 Apr
    Hermitage
    19 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 07 Jun 2024, 16:00
    Hermitage, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    19 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 07 Jun 2024, 16:00
    Hermitage, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    A six week course, designed to build upon your silver clay skills, suitable for those who have had a little experience with working with Silver Clay!
  • April Silver Clay Taster Workshop
    April Silver Clay Taster Workshop
    Sat, 20 Apr
    Silver Clay Studios
    20 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    20 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    Discover the alchemy of silver clay with this three-hour introductory workshop. Ideal for beginners who would like to try their hand at a new creative skill. You will learn to all about silver clay and make between three and five small items of beautiful jewellery from silver clay.
  • April Silver Clay Workshop - Afternoon  Taster
    April Silver Clay Workshop - Afternoon  Taster
    Sat, 20 Apr
    Silver Clay Studios
    20 Apr 2024, 14:30 – 17:30
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    20 Apr 2024, 14:30 – 17:30
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    Discover the alchemy of silver clay with this three-hour introductory workshop. Ideal for beginners who would like to try their hand at a new creative skill. You will learn to all about silver clay and make between three and five small items of beautiful jewellery from silver clay.
  • April Silver Clay Workshop- Full Day
    April Silver Clay Workshop- Full Day
    Sun, 28 Apr
    Silver Clay Studios
    28 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 17:00 BST
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    28 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 17:00 BST
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    Discover the alchemy of silver clay with this full day introductory workshop. Ideal for beginners who would like to try their hand at a new creative skill. You will learn to all about silver clay and make between three and five small items of beautiful jewellery from silver clay.
  • Earring Making Workshop
    Earring Making Workshop
    Sun, 12 May
    Hermitage
    12 May 2024, 10:00 – 17:00
    Hermitage, Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Long Ln, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    12 May 2024, 10:00 – 17:00
    Hermitage, Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Long Ln, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    Learn how to make your very own beautiful silver earrings on this full day workshop Discover the alchemy of silver clay with this full day workshop. Ideal for beginners who would like to try their hand at a new creative skill.
  • May  Silver Clay Taster Workshop - Morning
    May  Silver Clay Taster Workshop - Morning
    Sat, 25 May
    Silver Clay Studios
    25 May 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    25 May 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    Discover the alchemy of silver clay with this three-hour introductory workshop. Ideal for beginners who would like to try their hand at a new creative skill. You will learn to all about silver clay and make between three and five small items of beautiful jewellery from silver clay.
  • May Silver Clay Workshop - Afternoon  Taster
    May Silver Clay Workshop - Afternoon  Taster
    Sat, 25 May
    Silver Clay Studios
    25 May 2024, 14:30 – 17:30
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    25 May 2024, 14:30 – 17:30
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    Discover the alchemy of silver clay with this three-hour introductory workshop. Ideal for beginners who would like to try their hand at a new creative skill. You will learn to all about silver clay and make between three and five small items of beautiful jewellery from silver clay.
  • June Silver Clay Taster Workshop- Morning
    June Silver Clay Taster Workshop- Morning
    Sat, 15 Jun
    Silver Clay Studios
    15 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    15 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    Discover the alchemy of silver clay with this three-hour introductory workshop. Ideal for beginners who would like to try their hand at a new creative skill. You will learn to all about silver clay and make between three and five small items of beautiful jewellery from silver clay.
  • June Silver Clay Workshop - Afternoon  Taster
    June Silver Clay Workshop - Afternoon  Taster
    Sat, 15 Jun
    Silver Clay Studios
    15 Jun 2024, 14:30 – 17:30
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    15 Jun 2024, 14:30 – 17:30
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    Discover the alchemy of silver clay with this three-hour introductory workshop. Ideal for beginners who would like to try their hand at a new creative skill. You will learn to all about silver clay and make between three and five small items of beautiful jewellery from silver clay.
  • June Silver Clay Workshop- Full Day
    June Silver Clay Workshop- Full Day
    Sun, 23 Jun
    Silver Clay Studios
    23 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 17:00 BST
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    23 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 17:00 BST
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    Discover the alchemy of silver clay with this full day introductory workshop. Ideal for beginners who would like to try their hand at a new creative skill. You will learn to all about silver clay and make between three and five small items of beautiful jewellery from silver clay.
  • Mouse Locket Master Class
    Mouse Locket Master Class
    Fri, 05 Jul
    Hermitage
    05 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 07 Jul 2024, 17:00
    Hermitage, The Silver Clay, The Old Telephone Exchange, Long Ln, Hermitage, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    05 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 07 Jul 2024, 17:00
    Hermitage, The Silver Clay, The Old Telephone Exchange, Long Ln, Hermitage, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    This magical workshop is for those with some silver clay experience who would like to further develop their skills and knowledge. It is a challenging advanced level master class where you will have the opportunity to construct a locket entirely from silver clay.
  • July Silver Clay Taster Workshop- Morning
    July Silver Clay Taster Workshop- Morning
    Sun, 14 Jul
    Silver Clay Studios
    14 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    14 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    Discover the alchemy of silver clay with this three-hour introductory workshop. Ideal for beginners who would like to try their hand at a new creative skill. You will learn to all about silver clay and make between three and five small items of beautiful jewellery from silver clay.
  • July Silver Clay Workshop - Afternoon  Taster
    July Silver Clay Workshop - Afternoon  Taster
    Sun, 14 Jul
    Silver Clay Studios
    14 Jul 2024, 14:30 – 17:30
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    14 Jul 2024, 14:30 – 17:30
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    Discover the alchemy of silver clay with this three-hour jewellery making workshop. Ideal for beginners who would like to try their hand at a new creative skill. You will learn to all about silver clay and make between three and five small items of beautiful jewellery from silver clay.
  • July Silver Clay Workshop- Full Day
    July Silver Clay Workshop- Full Day
    Sat, 27 Jul
    Silver Clay Studios
    27 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 17:00 BST
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    27 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 17:00 BST
    Silver Clay Studios, The Old Telephone Exchange, Hermitage, Longlane, Thatcham RG18 9QS, UK
    Discover the alchemy of silver clay with this full day introductory workshop. Ideal for beginners who would like to try their hand at a new creative skill. You will learn to all about silver clay and make between three and five small items of beautiful jewellery from silver clay.
Find out more about the 6 Weeks of Silver Clay:
Beginner Level.

Held at the stunning new Silver Clay Studio, in the beautiful village of Hermitage. The six weeks of silver clay has been designed to build upon your silver clay skills, no previous experience is necessary for this course.  

Each week will focus on different techniques and projects: 

 

Week 1 

The first week will be an introduction to the magical material of silver clay. This week you will learn how all about silver clay, and how to create your very own beautiful dainty charms that can be textured or personalised,and how adorn them with sparkly fireable cubic zirconia stones.  to make an adorable little dangly charm bracelet. 

  

Week 2 

The second week is all about pretty pendants! Learn how to make your own pendants and how to use pre made bezel cups to set semi precious stones.

 

  

Week 3 

In week three we will be learning how to make your very own moulds, to making 3d silver charms with moulds. This is a perfect way to turn natural objects such as acorns and shells in to pure silver. 

 

Week 4

The focus in week four will be on making beautiful earrings. You will learn how to make both dangly earrings and how to make stud earrings by soldering on earring posts to make your own studs. 

  

Week 5

In week 5 you will discover silver clay in syringe form! Using the syringe to pipe the silver to adorn your very own beautiful 2D Silver clay syringe designs! 

Week 6

The final week you have free rein with my guidance and support to put together the skills you have learned over the course to create your final pieces of jewellery. Chose your favourite techniques to make a special piece of unique jewellery. 

 

The 6 week beginner course will run one evening a week on Mondays from 5.30-9.30m, and one day midweek Tuesdays 10-2 pm,  

 

 

The beginners Course will include all basic materials needed for the full 6 week projects for £295.  

Progression

If you already have some experience working with silver clay, or if you loved taking the 6 weeks of silver clay beginner course and you would like to learn more advanced techniques, I have just the course for you! The next level up is the Intermediate 6 weeks of silver clay, that leads nicely on to a professional silver clay qualification- the Art Clay Diploma, Level 1. Find out more here:

Intermediate Level

Held at the stunning new Silver Clay Studio, in the beautiful village of Hermitage.

The six weeks of silver clay has been designed to build upon your silver clay skills, and prepare you to take your silver clay journey to the next level with an Art Clay Diploma if you wish.

 

Previous experience is advised for the intermediate course but not essential. The 6-week intermediate course will run on a Friday 10am-4.00 pm, The Course includes all basic materials needed for the full 6 week projects. And is £570

 

Each week will focus on different techniques and projects: 

 

Week 1 

The first week will be an introduction to the magical material of silver clay and the things we will be coving over the course of the 6 weeks. This week you will learn how all about silver clay, and  learn how to create your own beautiful textured bail pendant, adorned with a fireable Cubic Zirconia 

  

Week 2 

The second week we will be focusing on using silver paste to magically turn real leaves into pure silver. We will also be making our wood clay structures ready for the week after. 

 

Week 3

In week three we will be learning how to use silver clay in syringe form to make a beautiful 3d filagree pendant using the wood clay structures made the week before. 

 

Week 4

The focus in week four will be on making beautiful flat band rings. You will learn how to account for shrinkage when making rings and how to add gorgeous textures. 

  

Week 5

In week 5 you will discover how to make stunning broaches with a mirror shine finish, using embeddable broach backs. 

 

Week 6

The final week will be another ring, this time you will be making stunning statement rings with a rope band, adorned with 3d details and a half drilled semi-precious bead. 

 
 

Progression

If you loved taking the intermediate 6 weeks of silver clay intermediate course and you would like to take a professional silver clay qualification, you may decide you are now ready to take your Art Clay Diploma level 1.  

Or if you would like more, coming early next year I have just the course in the pipeline for you! The next level Advanced level of silver clay, that leads nicely on to a professional silver clay qualification- the Art Clay Diploma, Level 2. 

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