Michelle Leaver - Jewellery Tutor
Beginners Enameling, Intermediate Enameling, Advanced Enameling, Beginners Silver Jewellery and Silver Taster Classes
Previous qualifications and training:
I am a trained dancer, and I have a Foundation in Design and HND in Jewellery. I have also trained as an actress.
How I got involved in making jewellery:
I have always been creative. I was originally a dancer and due to an injury I decided to channel my creative energies into another area. After completing a foundation design course at the London College of Fashion I enrolled on to the Sir John Cass jewellery course for two further years specialising in enameling very early on.
Things I have done:
I have run my own business in jewellery for over 20 years.
Things I do now:
I teach enameling and silver and continue to run my jewellery business as well as looking after my young son and acting.
My biggest achievement so far:
Being a mother, still working as a jeweller and appearing in The Mousetrap in the West End.
Things I hope to achieve in the future:
To continue to improve and succeed in all areas of my life.
Three words that describe me are:
Driven, creative and sensitive.
I am inspired by:
My favourite jewellers are:
Lalique and Alexandra Raphael, Jane Short and Fred Rich
Check out my work at : www.michelleleaverjewellery.co.uk
Please Note: Our classes are suitable for those aged 16 and over & for health and safety reasons, all students need to wear closed toe shoes when coming to the workshop. If you have any access requirements, please contact us before booking a course. And due to our small class sizes we are unable to offer transfers or refunds on our courses once booked. Please make sure you can make the date before booking. Thanks LJS x