During lockdown 1.0 I started doing my PMC Certification. This means I have learned a whole load of additional silver skills which I am really excited to be adding to classes next year. I have now successfully completed level 1 and level 2.
The picture shows some of the techniques I’ve learnt. Did you know you can incorporate broken ceramic pieces into your jewellery? Or that a simple plain bisque bead can be jazzed up with some silver paste?
The course also enabled me to add on some extra silversmithing skills, including fitting a bezel and mirror shining my silver. I can’t wait to start level 3 and then once we’re able to pass on all these extra tips to my lovely students. Speaking of which silver clay vouchers (and others) can still be purchased as Christmas gifts until midnight on Christmas eve. Best wishes and a Happy festive period to you. Toni x
I have lots of class information available on my website www.curly-girly.co.uk, where you can also book gift vouchers for a friend, or even better get a friend to book for you! You can also email me about this. Vouchers come with a personalised gift letter describing class options and who sent it! I teach Enamelling (see picture), Encaustic art, Feltmaking, Flamework (Making glas beads with a hot head torch) and Silver Clay, all of which make fabulous experiences for those who love crafting.
I also have 2 new venues to teach at in Walton-on-the-Naze in 2017, so if you live in that area do get in touch.
Don’t forget my Etsy shop with handcrafted items available for sale. My work continues to be sold at Thames Chase Forest Centre -until the end of this year. Or if you are local to Colchester, get in touch and you can come and have a look at my handcrafted items here at Curly Girly Crafts HQ.
It just leaves me to say have a fabulous and festive, crafty season.
Many thanks for your support in 2016.
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