Armoury - Amulet (Pendant)

Half Day Course

12 November 2022


About this workshop


Learn the basics of metalwork and decorative design with armourer, designer, leatherworker and metalsmith, Sam Bloomfield. In this workshop, you will work with copper and brass to make and decorate your own amulet. At the end of the workshop, you will take your finished piece home with you.

Required skill level

No previous experience required

What do I need to bring?

No specific requirements

Clothing guidelines

Closed toed shoes

Essential Information

  • This is a half day workshop running from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • This workshop is suitable for adults 18+
  • Small class size – max 8 participants
  • All tools and materials supplied.
  • This workshop will be held in the Metal Machine Room at the Rare Trades Centre


Half Day Course

12 November 2022


About your Workshop Instructor

Armoury – Amulet (Pendant)

Sam Bloomfield is a skilled armourer, blacksmith and metal sculptor. He grew up in New Zealand and from a young age enjoyed tinkering in his Dad’s workshop.

His childhood interest to create was developed into two qualifications – a Diploma of Arts & Creativity (Hons) and an informal apprenticeship with Stu Johnson the creator of the armoury in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

Since 2003, Sam has worked on numerous commissions for television and film. His work has been exhibited at the Lost Trades Fair since 2014. Sam has a passion for metal sculpting combining traditional and modern techniques and enjoys inspiring others.

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