Learn how to make a sterling silver ring from scratch, with our AWARD WINNING EXPERIENCE! Start off by marking your silver to the length you require by choosing which finger you would like it on. Then, you'll use a handsaw to cut it to size, you'll learn how to form the ring, using a mallet to shape it to the ring mandrel. You'll watch as it is soldered in front of you by an expert tutor—all the time, she will explain exactly what she is doing. Then you'll learn to file it by using different hand files—this is fun, as it is when you get to individualize your ring, deciding what curve you would like it to have. This can make a great difference to the end result. Next, you'll choose from three very different textures. You get to use your creativity with the planishing hammer to achieve the texture you require. People love this part as it's when you make your ring truly individual. Finally you get to choose your polish. Some people like it polished only on the inside, to give it an artistic/rustic look. Others like the glittery sparkle of a fully polished ring. It's your decision. Then the best bit—you get to keep your ring! It's the ultimate souvenir for remembering your trip to Ireland. Enjoy!
Maddy & Sinead
We are a team. Together we run The Collective, a contemporary jewellery store with over 20 Irish designers, in the heart of the Creative Quarter. Madeleine has been making jewellery for 18 years with a love of gemstones and nature as an inspiration. Sinead finished an intensive course, led by some of the best jewelers in Ireland, and obtained a distinction as a qualified goldsmith. Her work is inspired by the Cosmos.
Tea, Coffee, Still or Sparkling Water
We provide aprons to keep you clean!
Our Class is hosted in our beautiful newly renovated store stocked with 22 Irish Designers. Our Award Winning Experience is approx 2-2.5 Hours. You'll find us, ready to greet you and host a fun experience, you will never forget!
最多可有10位年满8周岁的参与者参加。 Please note, children from 8 years old may attend the class if accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Glasses if you need them for close up work
We like to keep our classes small & intimate so our clients get the most out of the experience. Therefore, we kindly request if you are in a group, please book under the one person. If this isn't possible, please do message us, so we can ensure you are kept together for the experience! :)