The Glamorous Owl

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The Glamorous Owl Gift Boutique And Gallery is an independant shop supporting local artists. every item is lovingly created in the North East supporting over 40 artists to showcase their work
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Steph R
Durham, UK433 contributions
Friends
I booked a ring making workshop for my mother and me and we absolutely loved it! I would certainly recommend the experience which lasts an hour and you end up with a beautiful silver ring each for a very reasonable price. We paid £39 for two people which includes the tuition and silver.

My mother was quite nervous but Claire talked her through the process and we both felt that the instructions were clear and concise and Claire is clearly very knowledgeable and professional.

You can also book courses and you can make wedding rings together in a special couples workshop.

All Covid safe. What a lovely experience. I would highly recommend and I'm considering booking a course.

Thanks Claire!
Written April 27, 2021
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Thank you so much for the lovely review
Written October 4, 2021
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Emily Hunter
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK124 contributions
Couples
I would totally recommend The Glamorous Owl’s ring making workshop for a unique experience in Newcastle. I cannot praise Liz highly enough for being so helpful throughout (despite our constant questioning of what to do next). The workshop was all laid out safely and every party was socially distanced from one another too. This class is amazing and there’s nothing else like it in the city! I will be paying for this workshop again because I throughly enjoyed it!
Written August 13, 2020
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Thank you
Written October 4, 2021
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JuniorFFL
Leeds, UK12 contributions
We've visited the Glamorous Owl a few times to make silver rings and have thoroughly enjoyed the experience each time. Most recently, we visited for a wedding ring workshop consultation with Claire. The atmosphere was comfortable and relaxed but she was professional and very helpful and managed to get us really excited for the months ahead!

Before we visited we didn't know what to expect from the consultation but now I would recommend every couple at least consider this option. Claire showed us some examples of previously made wedding rings and the quality (at least to my untrained eye) was perfect in each one. Considering what we were willing to pay for ready-made wedding bands, the price quoted was also very reasonable and the rings will have so much more sentimental value to us. We're very much looking forward to booking in our workshop!
Written January 18, 2022
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Thank you so much for this lovely review
Written May 7, 2022
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Scotty1307
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK19 contributions
Couples
I honestly can't recommend this experience enough. We had our wedding bands made and it was amazing. Claire was so friendly and put us at ease straight away, she really knows her stuff and couldn't do enough for us. We had afternoon tea which included prosecco and some lovely home made food. The ring making itself was really fun. It was incredible to see two strips of metal turn into such beautiful rings. We absolutely love them and making them ourselves means they are even more sentimental and special. The price was very reasonable for what is included as well. Thank you so much again Claire. I will be sending John in for some of that cherry amaretto jam I forgot to pick up on the way out! 😅
Written May 8, 2022
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Thank you so much for the lovely review, I am over the moon you enjoyed your day in the workshop. It is such an honour to be a small part of your wedding preparations x
Written May 23, 2022
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Sarah L
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Making my own ring, choosing the size and texture of the jewellery and being able to make it my to my own design. The woman leading the group was very knowledgeable and made it clear and interesting what we had to do for each stage. There was social distancing in place and sanitiser provided. There is a toilet on site and everything is cleaned properly after use. And for such a good price for the quality of experience and jewellery, I wouldn't hesitate to go back and make more jewellery.
Written September 25, 2020
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Written October 4, 2021
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Dawn P
South Shields, UK4 contributions
Solo
The ring making was excellent, Merle was informative and patient with the people at the workshop. Everything was explained in detail every step of the way.
A bangle making experience will possibly be next workshop at this lovely place. The shop is worth a ponder as well, lovely local made gifts.
Written March 15, 2022
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Thank you for your review, we look forward to seeing you again
Written May 7, 2022
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John B
131 contributions
Couples
It's taken several Covid-delayed months for us to finally visit The Glamorous Owl; what a lovely little shop, with lots of beautiful hand-crafted items to see and buy.

But we were there for the'ring workshop', and it was absolutely brilliant!

Jess, the instructor, guided us through every step; be aware this wasn't just some "Here's a silver ring for you to decorate", but a "Here's a piece of solid silver bar, and you're going to MAKE the ring!"

Hammering, soldering, polishing, decorating if you choose, and creating a personal item to treasure at the end. We made rings for each other, which added to the occasion.

Very patient and professional staff, and a wonderful couple of hours.
Do it; you won't be disappointed.
Written June 17, 2021
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Thank you so much for such a glowing review I will be sure to pass on your kind words to Jess. I am over the moon you enjoyed your class with us.
Written October 4, 2021
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Maegs
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK17 contributions
Couples
We had a workshop here this morning and it was amazing! The women running the workshop was fantastic. All tools are provided and you get a choice of design and width of ring to make (width costs a little extra). We had a groupon deal so it was well worth the price. The class is held in groups of ten but you never feel like your left to your own devices or like you don’t know what to do. The women was very attentive and an excellent teacher. We had a tea and biscuit break in the middle of the session and come out with some lovely herringbone design rings that we made all by ourselves. We truly had a fantastic time. The only thing I would say is ringing to book an appointment is a little bit of a nightmare every time we rang we couldn’t get through or the phone never got picked up (I would recommend trying in the morning to ring). Don’t give up ringing because once you are booked on a slot you will have a lovely experience and a nice keepsake to take home with you.
Written February 28, 2020
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Hi thank you for the review. We appreciate that you kept trying to call we are aware that the phone is busy. For future bookings if you leave an out of hours message we will return calls the following day ( please make sure your phone number is clear ). I hope you enjoy wearing your jewellery.
Written March 4, 2020
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Philippa M
3 contributions
Family
Fantastic fun, making a ring, great to do with friends and family, all round great experience, easy to do. The care of the young lady who taught the small group, the information she gave, the safety measures, strict covid rules. It was so much fun. Well done Mel 💖💖
Written July 9, 2021
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Thank you I am so pleased you enjoyed your class
Written October 4, 2021
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redhead49
north-east england222 contributions
Family
Cannot recommend highly enough!

Did the ring-making workshop with my 3 teen nieces. Excellent COVID precautions. Lovely friendly instructor who pitched it just right. And to come away with a silver ring we'd each crafted ourselves was just brilliant.

Excellent value for money.
Written August 24, 2021
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Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am so pleased youe enjoyed your workshop
Written October 4, 2021
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