Perspex Jewellery Taster
Beginners / All levels
Perspex is a hugely versatile material that can be used for small subtle piece of jewellery as well as large fashion pieces.
This class is suitable for all levels and gives students a chance to experiment and make simple jewellery from Perspex.
Perspex is a brand of acrylic plastic that is often used as a substitute for glass. It comes in a rigid sheet and can be sawn or laser cut and bent using heat. Available in a wide variety of colours and finishes there’s almost no limit to what you can make. Also, with a little thought and preparation Perspex jewellery can be made from home as it needs minimal equipment.
Techniques covered in this class include:
Sawing and cutting Perspex from a template
Filing, sanding and polishing
Students usually make 1-2 pieces of jewellery to take away.
Health and safety - we take the health and safety of our students and staff very seriously. In accordance with recommendations we have extractor fans in our studios and you will use a mask when sanding and polishing your perspex work.
What you need to bring to this class:
For this class you don't need to bring anything but yourself as everything is provided. However, it is a good idea to think about what you would like to make and bring any ideas you have; pictures, sketches or pieces you like. Don't worry if you don't have a project in mind as we have plenty of inspiration around our workshop too.
As with all of our classes, all materials are included in the cost of the class as well as plenty of tea, coffee and luxury biscuits.The classes are all run by expert tutors with years of professional experience who are friendly, knowledgeable and approachable. The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
What some of our students have said about this class
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