A favourite feature for show goers - the demonstration area - where you can enjoy free walk in demonstrations with top tutors. There's a rolling programme throughout the day with a varied list of skills and techniques for you to get a flavour of. With a big screen for better visibility and a microphone to help you hear the all important details, it's a new and improved experience.
Renata Graham of RG Studio will show you how to make these festive and versatile snowflakes using wireframe and beads.
Damaris will be showing you how to use and finish memory wire to create neat and professional looking designs for jewellery and home accessories. Easy to use and elegant to wear, Memory Wire is a great choice for simple and quick makes, and Damaris will show the different types of Memory Wire available at CJ Beaders.
Linda Jones, the wirework specialist, will be demonstrating what each of the 5 heads are designed and created for, and how to get the best results out of them. This will range from work hardening, flattening and spreading wire. Texturing metal and wire, as well as metal stamping.
Discover this versatile stitch with expert tutor Chloe Menage. Chloe will demonstrate basic Right Angle Weave (RAW), plus how to add rows, bezel crystals and create 3-Dimensional earrings.
This bridal headdress is made with pearls and sparkly diamantes. Ivana will show how to pull wire through diamante settings, forming decorative rosettes. Then, you’ll see how to attach these rosettes to a strong wire, forming a stunning bridal headdress.
Join Jewellery Maker guest Tracey Spurgin as she guides you through the wonders of making fine silver jewellery from this clay like substance.
Lisa will be showing you how to create a range of vibrant and unique resin jewellery by mixing transparent colours from a small colour pallet.
Kim Rix, also know as the Gemstone Detective, is a Gemmologist, Photographer and Global Explorer. She’s on a mission to protect consumers from fraud. Over the last eighteen months she has travelled the world discovering the joys and pitfalls you can encounter buying gemstones & jewellery when holidaying abroad. She’ll be giving you a few handy tips based on information from her six travel guides.
Join Alison on an exploration of the use of different colours of wire to add patterns and definition into your jewellery making. Use different metal colours for shade and highlights and coloured wires to create bold patterns both as to enhance and as a feature in a design.