Ring carving in Frome

Price
£85 / Adult
Duration
3 hrs
Age restrictions
10+
Location
Frome
Host available in
Bath

What you'll do

Explore mindfulness through creativity in this experience - make your own bespoke silver ring through the ancient art of lost wax casting.

What's that you ask? An ancient process where a single mental object is cast from a wax model. It can achieve anything from simple to very intricate results - the versatility is all part of its charm!

What to expect:

  • Learn how to make a bespoke ring in your perfect ring size
  • Use a variety of tools to carve and sculpt the wax ring to your personal taste
  • Surrounded yourself with like-minded individuals that have a passion for creativity and jewellery
  • Explore the meditative effects of wax carving
  • Your wax ring will be cast in Birmingham's jewellery quarter using the lost wax casting technique
  • Your ring will be finished by Josie and posted back to you

Your booking includes:

  • Materials and casting costs
  • Postage and packaging
  • One complimentary tea or coffee and a slice of cake from the River House Cafe
  • Attendees receiving 20% discount on all JM Jewellery for the evening
  • The chance to upgrade to a wide ring on the evening (+£20)

Upcoming dates

Sorry, there are currently no dates available for this experience, but we’re expecting more to be added really soon!

Want to be the first to find out when new dates are released?

Register below to notify the host of your interest

What you'll do

Explore mindfulness through creativity in this experience - make your own bespoke silver ring through the ancient art of lost wax casting.

What's that you ask? An ancient process where a single mental object is cast from a wax model. It can achieve anything from simple to very intricate results - the versatility is all part of its charm!

What to expect:

  • Learn how to make a bespoke ring in your perfect ring size
  • Use a variety of tools to carve and sculpt the wax ring to your personal taste
  • Surrounded yourself with like-minded individuals that have a passion for creativity and jewellery
  • Explore the meditative effects of wax carving
  • Your wax ring will be cast in Birmingham's jewellery quarter using the lost wax casting technique
  • Your ring will be finished by Josie and posted back to you

Your booking includes:

  • Materials and casting costs
  • Postage and packaging
  • One complimentary tea or coffee and a slice of cake from the River House Cafe
  • Attendees receiving 20% discount on all JM Jewellery for the evening
  • The chance to upgrade to a wide ring on the evening (+£20)

How to get there

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Yuup extras

  • One complimentary tea or coffee and a slice of cake from the River House Cafe
  • Attendees receiving 20% discount on all JM Jewellery for the evening

Facilities

  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • WiFi
  • Parking

COVID-19 guidelines

  • All participants will be situated at a safe distance from one another and encouraged to use hand sanitiser upon arrival
  • Masks are not essential but encouraged

On the day

  • The closest parking is the Cheese and Grain car park which is situated directly across from the River House (1 minute walk)
  • Car park address: Market Yard, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1BE

Participants will not need to bring anything other than themselves on the day. I do recommend creating a Pinterest board to get inspired and gather ideas for what you want your ring to look like, but this is not essential.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 14 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 14 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

About Josie Mitchell jewellery

Josie Mitchell Jewellery is a small business that creates sustainably handcrafted treasures inspired by Greek Mythology and the ocean's textures. In addition to selling her own jewellery, Josie hosts ring carving workshops where guests can make their very own silver ring using the ancient technique of lost wax casting.

Explore mindfulness through creativity whilst learning a new skill. Make a bespoke treasure you can cherish for a lifetime. Bring a friend, or meet new creatives with a passion for sustainability, art and jewellery. What a match!

Your host

Josie Mitchell

Josie is the founder and creator of Josie Mitchell Jewellery. She's been making and selling jewellery for over five years, and loved every step of the way. This creative's even worked alongside master goldsmith, Tom McEwan.

Josie currently lives in Bournemouth with her wonderful partner and puppy, but her hometown is Frome. She hopes to move back soon. When Josie's not behind the bench working on textural treasures, you'll probably find her taking a long walk along the coastline, foraging for unique and unusual textures to inspire her designs.

Josie's passionate about creating jewellery that has a positive effect on mental wellbeing and using the art of wax carving as a way to stay connected to the planet. Join Josie in creating a piece of jewellery that reflects who you are as an individual and make a ring that will last a lifetime, not just a season.

Any questions?

Ask your question directly to Josie Mitchell jewellery.

Upcoming dates

Sorry, there are currently no dates available for this experience, but we’re expecting more to be added really soon!

Want to be the first to find out when new dates are released?

Register below to notify the host of your interest.

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Price
£85 / Adult
Duration
3 hrs
Age restriction
10+
Rebook or cancel up to 14 days before your experience.