Silversmithing – Creative Surface Finishes for Metals with Renata Fojtikova - Come and wonder into the world colours and textures! This course will take you on an experimental journey through the possible ways of colouring and texturing metals. Working with copper, brass and sterling silver, you will get a hands-on experience working with metal and learning techniques such as using letter stamps, making designer texturing hammers, etching, oxidizing, patination and firing enamels using a jewellers torch. You will also be introduced to core jewellery making techniques such as using basic jewellery making tools for cutting, heating, soldering and polishing metals. This workshop is suitable for absolute beginners as well as for experienced makers wanting to add new visual elements to their existing practice. This course is suitable for all levels and ages from 12 years up.