Design your own Jewellery

Ref: C2422810

In each session you will learn the foundation skills necessary for jewellery design. We will cover the essentials of how to incorporate gemstones into precious metal jewellery using, for example, natural motifs. Work will be expressed in detail using your own 2D pencil drawings to create unique jewellery pieces. This lays the foundation of the design process before bench work.

Course aim

This practical online course will show you how to design your own jewellery collection. You will be shown how to develop your own ideas on paper using pencil drawing techniques to develop 2D and 3D designs.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Expressing ideas into 2D visual art using HB and 2B pencils
  • Gain a better understanding of how to develop a jewellery design from an initial idea through to a finished concept
  • Design your own metal jewellery pieces
  • Prepare a portfolio and samples, sourced from different types of visual research
  • Use a range of drawing techniques to create original jewellery designs

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A4 sketch book , HB,2B and 4B, rubber, ruler. Natural resources will be suggested by the tutor.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Design your own Jewellery


This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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