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La Vidalerie - Jewelry Making Courses:
Based in the beautiful Aveyron region of South-West France, La Vidalerie provides year-round jewellery / jewelry making courses to students from around the world. Programs include an Introduction to Jewellery Making, Silversmithing, and Stone Setting among others. Our courses take place in Prades d'Aubrac is the Mid-Pyrenees region of Southern France. La Vidalerie is a 300 year old farmhouse, and this is where we run our jewellery making holidays and a home for our handmade jewellery making business. Students stay in our lovingly restored farmhouse in your own large comfortable attic bedroom.

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About Us:

At La Vidalerie, we have been passionate about making jewellery for over 25 years, and this - combined with years of teaching adults - makes it easy for us to pass this enthusiasm on to our students. This is our 6th year of running jewellery making holidays, covering a wide range of course options, from beading to silversmithing, tiaras to fold forming.

Jewelry Making Courses:

- Introduction to Silversmithing
- Stone Setting Using Bezels
- Introduction to Jewellery Making
- Riveting Workshop Class
- Making Fused Glass Jewellery
- Rings Workshop
- Silversmithing Special
- Fine Silver Fusing Workshop
- Wireworking Workshop
- Handmade Findings Masterclass
- Tiara and Wedding Jewellery Workshop
- Stamping Workshop ...

Student Testimonials:

"I had an excellent time and would throughly recommend the jewellery making course in Rodez - Karen and Tim are very friendly and hospitable, the accommodation is gorgeous and Karen's knowledge and teaching ability was excellent."
- A Fellows

"Fabulous holiday. Was made to feel very welcome and I learned loads. Will definitely recommend and book again!"
- D S Wilkins

"What a great week! The gite was gorgeous, warm and comfortable and hosts, Karen and Tim, made my stay fun and relaxed. Karen is a wonderful teacher giving clear tuition, encouragement and patience! I left with a host of new skills, some lovely new jewellery and bags of enthusiasm."
- J Shrimpton

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Address: Prades d'Aubrac, Aveyron, South West France, France
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-02-06 were from:

London, UK & England;   Roscoe illinois, USA;   WA, USA;   Paris, France;   BLOOMINGTON, USA;   California, USA;   Bali Indonesia, Croatia;   Beirut, Lebanon;   Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia;   Iran;   and more.
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