Jewellery Making

Ref: C2346446

This course offers the opportunity to design and make your own beautiful, individual Jewellery from precious and non-precious metals. You can enjoy learning new skills while creating beautiful items of Jewellery for yourself, as presents or to sell. Things Covered in the Course: How to use all the tools and equipment in the workshop Cutting/piercing, filing, sanding your work Soldering metal Cleaning, polishing and finishing Jewellery Selection and purchase of precious and non-precious metals Designing your own Jewellery NOTE: It is possible to work entirely in copper on this course, which will considerably reduce your costs. It is estimated that in copper your materials will cost below £30, but in Silver the cost will be substantially more depending on your designs. If you are on a low household income you may be able to claim this cost back via our Discretionary Learner Support fund (please ask for further details)

Course aim

This course offers the opportunity to design & make your own beautiful, individual Jewellery from precious and non-precious metals. You can enjoy learning new skills while creating beautiful items of Jewellery for yourself, as presents or to sell

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:

  • Use the technique of sand casting to create Jewellery components
  • Construct Jewellery using hollow forms
  • Produce different textures on metal using the rolling mill
  • Create a frame for a ‘pre-patinated’ or non metal element
  • Produce your own Jewellery designs

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Bring £16 to the first session to purchase Silver. After the second session you will be responsible for purchasing your own precious metal; guidance will be given. (Please also see notes about this in 'Course Description' section) Bring a notebook & apron Wear closed toe shoes

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Jewellery Making

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Conditions

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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