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In-person classMake a Silver Ring Workshop - London
5(20+ reviews)
In this unique two hour workshop, you will be taught how to cut, shape & finish a completely unique sterling silver ring made entirely by you!

Stoke Newington

£55 pp

2 hour workshop

Beginner

Next available date:18th July 2020
What happens in this class?

These workshops are a perfect introduction for anyone keen to try jewellery making using traditional silversmithing techniques. Amongst other techniques, you will learn:

  • How to thread and use a piercing saw to cut metal
  • How to use a jewellers bench peg
  • How to solder a ring
  • How to finish your design ready for wear

At the end of the session you will have a completely unique piece of silver jewellery made entirely by you! (All tools and materials provided.)

Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Once booked, you’ll receive a confirmation email with further details about…

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Things to remember

No experience necessary though due to the nature of this class we require guest to be a minimum of 16 years old and not under the influence of alcohol or drugs!

Anyone with long hair should bring something to tie it back with and if you wear glasses or contact…

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Latest Reviews
5(20+ reviews)
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Kani - February 17th
100% Recommend this workshop. Took my mum for her Christmas present and was very very fun and you get to take your own handmade silver ring home. Extremely well taught by Rod and also in a lovely little art shop in Stoke Newington. Kani
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Isabel - January 27th
Mum and I had the most lovely time with Roderick Vere. He was knowledgeable, accommodating (including being flexible on the date when Mum broke her arm!) and patient. He really loves what he does, but he also clearly enjoys teaching. We were welcomed with fruit and biscuits, he talked us through our ring options, helping us work out what was best without being pushy, and let us do almost all the measuring & making ourselves, only stepping in to set us back on the right track if things went a bit wonky. We had a really special morning with lots of laughs and a fascinating process, plus he provides a gilding and hallmarking service too (for a bit more money), so we'll have treasured, recognised pieces to wear for many years to come. Thank you Roderick!!
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Chris & Annie - December 11th
After finding the Silver ring workshop, we contacted Roderick to see about making our wedding bands. With all the help and support needed Rod made our whole experience a special and memorable event. With Rod's help, we created two beautiful rings that were made with our specific requests. We are both extremely happy with how the rings look, feel and the overall experience we had while making them.
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Age Requirement

18

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Your Teacher
Teacher
‘Roderick Vere’ is the name for freelance artist, photographer and designer-maker Roderick Barker-Benfield. From jewellery making and sculpture to photographic portraiture, Roderick combines his eye for details with his passion for creativity to capture and create things you wouldn’t normally see.
Class Location
Of Cabbages & Kings
Stoke Newington
127 Stoke Newington High Street
N16 0PH
London
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Sat 18 Jul 2020, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Sat 18 Jul 2020, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Sat 22 Aug 2020, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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Sat 22 Aug 2020, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sat 19 Sep 2020, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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Sat 19 Sep 2020, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Reviews

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Kani - February 17th
100% Recommend this workshop. Took my mum for her Christmas present and was very very fun and you get to take your own handmade silver ring home. Extremely well taught by Rod and also in a lovely little art shop in Stoke Newington. Kani
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Isabel - January 27th
Mum and I had the most lovely time with Roderick Vere. He was knowledgeable, accommodating (including being flexible on the date when Mum broke her arm!) and patient. He really loves what he does, but he also clearly enjoys teaching. We were welcomed with fruit and biscuits, he talked us through our ring options, helping us work out what was best without being pushy, and let us do almost all the measuring & making ourselves, only stepping in to set us back on the right track if things went a bit wonky. We had a really special morning with lots of laughs and a fascinating process, plus he provides a gilding and hallmarking service too (for a bit more money), so we'll have treasured, recognised pieces to wear for many years to come. Thank you Roderick!!
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Chris & Annie - December 11th
After finding the Silver ring workshop, we contacted Roderick to see about making our wedding bands. With all the help and support needed Rod made our whole experience a special and memorable event. With Rod's help, we created two beautiful rings that were made with our specific requests. We are both extremely happy with how the rings look, feel and the overall experience we had while making them.
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Chris & Annie - December 11th
After finding the Silver ring workshop, we contacted Roderick to see about making our wedding bands. With all the help and support needed Rod made our whole experience a special and memorable event. With Rod's help, we created two beautiful rings that were made with our specific requests. We are both extremely happy with how the rings look, feel and the overall experience we had while making them.
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Emily - November 26th
Fantastic, patient and knowledgable tutor - really enjoyed it.
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Sofia - August 25th
Amazing workshop! Roderick was a lovely, patient and fun teacher. I had an amazing time, and I absolutely love the ring I made.
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Louis - August 3rd
Amazing two hours on a Saturday afternoon making a ring from a trip of sliver wire! Rod was an excellent teacher and mentor giving myself and the other 3 people the right amount of guidance and support ! 100% recommend this !!
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Susan - July 28th
Great teacher, enthusiastic , knowledgeable and explained all the processes clearly, shared his time well between all participants. Very welcoming and supportive. Had an enjoyable time and love my ring, many thanks.
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Anonymous - July 28th
Fantastic tutor and really fun and well organised class! Definitely recommend.
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Sophie - July 28th
Best class ever! Rod is such a great teacher and kind man - welcoming, informative and creative!
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Henry - July 28th
What a great class. Fancinating to go from wire to ring. Roderick was an amazing teacher and lovely person. Would definitely recommend. I can confirm you do not need any skill to leave with a nice ring :)
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Kerry - June 25th
I had a fantastic afternoon workshop with Roderick this weekend making my own silver ring. I really enjoyed the format of the class, which I found both social and informative. The group was small enough to get to know others, but also allowed for individual attention to ensure my ring making skills were on track. The result of the workshop was a wonderful silver ring that I wore very proudly afterwards. Most of my friends couldn’t believe I had made such a thing of beauty! I would highly recommend this class to anyone interested in having a go at making their own silver ring.
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Anna - June 24th
So much fun, really warm host, very clear and very safety conscious. My one suggestion would be to let participants do the measuring or the sliding of solder themselves or for each other so that they experience every tiny element. Thank you so much.
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Salma - May 29th
It was great - made a really nice ring
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Gillian - April 20th
Thank you!!!!! I had a great time
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anna - April 20th
Such a great and fun experience. And lovely to wear something you've created yourself!
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Alice - April 14th
Had an absolutely fantastic time at Roderick's workshop. He explained every step of the process really clearly and provided just enough assistance when needed. All three of us were really pleased with how our rings turned out - they fit perfectly and each had a unique design. Would highly recommend.
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Joanna - February 3rd
The workshop was fab, Rod is a great teacher! It was paced well, so totally achievable in the time given. We felt like we'd gained real experience in using the tools and materials while at the same time Rod had an eye on each of our rings so nothing could go drastically wrong. Thank you very much, can't wait to see my ring freshly hallmarked!
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Justine - November 8th
Roderick was incredibly welcoming and very fun to learn from! He made sure we were safe and thoroughly explained every step! My boyfriend and I came out of the class with two beautiful rings we wear every single day and look forward to doing more sessions with Roderick as he is an AMAZING teacher!!!
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Will - November 8th
Rod was extremely informative and patient – two key traits to have when leading a workshop! He was very informative and approachable, and I look forward to working with him again soon on a new project!
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Sangeeta - October 7th
An amazing, inspiring and creative workshop - I absolutely loved it and Roderick was both warmly welcoming and incredibly knowledgeable. Would happily attend all over again.
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Benjy - October 4th
I found the teacger to be veey
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Celeste - October 1st
Really good
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Sheena - September 3rd
I attended Rod's class with 4 friends at the beginning of September 2018 and we had such a great experience. Rod is a fabulous teacher and we all love our new rings! Would definitely recommend this class to anyone interested in a beginner level introduction to ring-making. Thanks again Rod!
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Riccardo - August 1st
Yip...loved this so damn much I'm now buying all the equipment to start making my own at home. Great space and Roderick is just the best.
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laura - July 29th
The worship was absolutely brilliant! But the best of it was Roderick. He was such a good teacher! I enjoyed very much the whole class, the way he explained every step and tools. I will definitely come back soon for another workshop!
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Marilyn - July 8th
This workshop was great! Roderick is a fantastic, patient teacher. He was able to guide the very unexperienced, like myself, through the ring making process. I learned a lot and really enjoyed the workshop. Also, my ring turned out beautifully!
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FiFi - July 2nd
As a 30th birthday gift, my friend and I treated our other friend to this workshop so we could all go away with friendship rings. Rod was so patient with us and went back and forth with us to squeeze us into his busy schedule and still allowed us to have a full 2 hour session despite running late. We learned so much and he helped us make it feel easy. All so pleased with our individual rings. Well worth it!
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Ka Wai - May 27th
A great workshop to start the bank holiday weekend! Rod was very thorough and clear going through the process of making. I love the ring I made, would highly recommend!
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Aline - April 27th
I absolutely loved this workshop with Roderick and would definitely recommend. He is so passionate, professional, patient and such a lovely person. I am really pleased with the ring I made :)
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Jordan - April 23rd
Roderick is an excellent teacher and a warm & entertaining personality. His passion for the subject shone through and his thorough knowledge of the process equipped him to answer all of the curious questions that I could possibly ask. I had no prior experience with making jewellery at all, so this was an entirely new endeavour for me. I opted to make a very simple ring, and was surprised at just how varied the designs produced by the other individuals on the course were - our rings looked nothing alike! I have left Rod's course with the knowledge & understanding of how to make a silver ring - a niche skill, but I sure enjoyed learning it.
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Aryan - April 22nd
A very worthwhile experience! The two hours flew by.
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Kate - April 8th
This workshop was amazing! Was such fun and so interesting to learn the ring making process. Roderick was a great teacher; he was patient, helpful and friendly. I would definitely recommend the workshop.
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Charlotte - March 28th
We had such a fantastic time at the ring making workshop . Roderick is a great teacher with lots of patience! Highly recommend the workshop and Oddy as well , as the customer service has been great.
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Georgia - March 18th
I would definitely reccomend this workshop, perfect for absolute beginners. Roderick was so patient with us all and made us all feel at ease. Thanks for such a great afternoon, I’ll definitely be back for some more creating in the future!
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Laura - March 12th
Rod was an exceptional host and wonderful teacher. Thoroughly enjoyed the workshop and will absolutely be booking more! Cannot recommend enough.
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Marina - March 10th
Fantastic workshop, I left with a beautiful ring which is my favourite from now on! Rod explained different techniques along the process and showed all the tools and how to use them safely. Absolutely loved it!
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Anna - February 20th
This workshop was really fun. We learned a lot, had a fantastic time, and ended up making something we really like. Roderick was a great teacher- very patient and knowledgeable. I highly recommend.
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Kiran - February 6th
Roderick was really friendly and knowledgeable - making the workshop informative and fun! We made some beautiful little rings and wold definitely recommend this course to others :)
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Sarah - January 28th
Excellent
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Ruth - January 26th
My mum and I went to Rod's silver ring-making workshop as my Christmas gift to her, and had a great time. It was so satisfying to spend a couple of hours focusing on creating something, learning about the processes, bending pieces of metal, melting solder, hammering texture and coming away with something really special that we'll both treasure. Rod is an excellent teacher and I'd really recommend this workshop!
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Ana - January 15th
It was a great experience! I really recommend it to everyone. Roderick was amazing, having a lot og patiencw wit us.
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Anonymous - December 1st
Roderick was a very good teacher, patient and engaging, and his class was well paced. We were all really pleased with our rings, and he managed to adapt the class to different tastes. Would recommend!
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Kaydi - November 24th
Roderick was a lovely teacher and the whole session was done in a very cozy setting. Left the class with my very own silver ring and an experience to keep :)
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Beth - November 24th
I can’t speak highly enough of this class, Rod was such a great teacher and really made sure that we were 100% happy with our rings. My friends have been amazed when I’ve shown them what I made.
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Olivia - November 23rd
A great evening spent with Rod learning how to make a silver ring! Rod is the perfect teacher, attentive, friendly and obviously knows his stuff. This was a fab way to celebrate my friend's birthday, she really appreciated the gift.
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violetta - November 15th
Had a really, really great workshop! I loved learning about all the science-y stuff and learning more about why the metal behaves the way it does, as well the more arty side of how to make the finished ring look beautiful. For the first time I have a ring that fits me - I never want to take it off!
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Sophie - November 7th
Rod is a fantastic teacher and the ring we made is phenomenal! Perfect christmas gift for my brother. Honestly cant fault anything or overemphasise you HAVE to do this! Its the BEST class!
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Denna - October 31st
I had such an amazing evening. Rod was a great teacher and I'm so happy with my finished ring. I can't stop looking at it. Thanks so much for an excellent class.
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Glenda - October 29th
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Brittany - October 29th
Could not have had a better experience! Great workshop to do solo as the people you meet are fantastic. Roderick was friendly, welcoming and sure knows his stuff around jewellery making. The class was fun, and informative. Best of all, Roderick helped me create a ring I am very proud of. Definitely recommend this workshop.
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Jessica - October 29th
Great course! Roderick was really helpful and it was nice to walk away with a finished ring.
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Iolanda - October 14th
I LOVED this class. I learned a lot, looking into working silver at home now! Also very fun and friendly environment, tutor was great. Would (and will!) attend another class with him!
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Elena - October 14th
Rod was a great teacher - engaging and patient and really knowledgeable! I had the best time. Rod explained each step and helped us make our own rings. This would be a great class for anyone, from people looking for a fun evening doing something different to hen parties. Highly, highly recommended!