Applied Crafts

Silver Clay Workshop

From: £45.00

SUN, 15 January 2023

10:00am – 1:00pm

Make a piece in fine silver using moulding techniques from a variety of moulds available including florals, shells, birds, etc

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In this workshop you will make your own mould then use your mould to make a piece in fine silver using moulding techniques. There will be a variety of moulds available to you from florals, shells, birds, etc.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and also provides opportunities for those who have already attended a workshop to develop their skills and make a more complex piece.  

No previous experience is necessary.



Your Tutor

Your Tutor

Sybil Williamson

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Sybil, from Solway Silver is a silver clay artist.  Silver clay is a manufactured product made from tiny particles of pure silver which are suspended in an organic binder.  The piece is formed in clay then fired in a kiln.  During the firing process the binder burns off and the particles of silver sinter into a solid piece.  This piece is 99.9% pure silver.  Sybil comments that, ‘…some sort of magic goes on in the kiln, it’s like alchemy’.  Her work is inspired by the landscapes and wildlife of Dumfries and Galloway.  She has a background in education and enjoys sharing her silver clay techniques through workshops.

About the Day

The Silver Clay Workshop runs from 10.00am until 1.00pm and includes refreshments including fresh coffee, teas and cake.



Essential Information

All materials will be provided by the tutor at a charge of £30 per person PAYABLE ON THE DAY!

The workshop takes place in the Ground Floor Drawing Room.  There is a flight of stairs from the main entrance with a stair lift.

Please note our cancellation policy.



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