MASTER CLASS: Leather & Silver

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st April 2024

9.30am – 3.00pm

£190.00 plus materials 

Course aims:
This two day course explores how to pair two materials that couldn’t be more different to one another and covers techniques such as riveting and fabrication. Each student will come away from the course having made a leather bracelet with silver clasp and a leather key fob.

Your tutor:
Hendrike Barz-Meltzer: Hendrike is a contemporary jewellery designer and maker who works in a variety of techniques and materials, such as precious metals, recycled plastic or silk, which she makes into delicate Kumihimo braids that are incorporated in her work.

Material and technical considerations are guided by environmental and ethical thinking to produce jewellery that is not only beautiful but has also been created responsibly.

Hendrike’s work is exhibited in a number of exhibitions and galleries, such Contemporary Applied Arts, London and she takes part in fairs such as MADE London.Her interest in ethical concepts has greatly influenced her creative work, believing firmly in the idea of ‘giving back’ to society and passing on knowledge. This is evidenced by her various teaching engagements and her commitment to producing responsible jewellery.

A maximum of eight places are available on this course, with a minimum of six participants required for the course to run. Full payment is required to secure a place. We can take card payments over the phone – please note the cost of the day is not refundable. Once payment is received we will send an email confirming your place on the course – just let us know if you would like a place by calling 01582 833800.

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