Jewellery Making for Wellbeing - Portchester Library - Thursday 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th November 2022

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Jewellery Making for Wellbeing

Portchester Library

Thursday 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th November 2022

10.00am to 12.00pm

Tuition FREE, £20 materials cost

Come and discover your craft skills in a supportive and encouraging atmosphere through a mixture of practice, discussion and demonstration. You will be introduced to basic methods of jewellery making and helped to feel more confident.

  • Select and use a range of beads to produce jewellery item, taking into account suitability and how colour/texture improve mood
  • Produce at least six pieces of jewellery (bracelet, earrings and necklace)
  • Identify how the repetitive movement and hand positioning helps lower anxiety

Identify how the repetitive movement and hand positioning helps lower anxiety
Describe how sensory nature of jewellery making provides positive feedback to our brains

About the Course: Creative activities are a useful tool for improving your health and wellbeing, particularly for those feeling isolated. This fun and friendly course will also help you to improve your confidence at trying a new craft

Who is this course for: Individuals who would like to engage with arts to help improve their physical and mental wellbeing

Previous Knowledge or Experience: No previous knowledge or experience is required. The threading of beads etc can be quite tricky so manual dexterity is a requirement. If you require glasses for close up work, please have them with you

How will I learn: through tutor demonstration and class participation

How will I be assessed: tutor observations and creation of pieces of jewellery

What shall I bring: All equipment is provided for the price of £20

Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

You will be contacted by a member of the learning in Libraries team prior to the course. We are unable to process your booking without a phone number.

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