About our Jewellery Making courses
Adorn yourself. From simple beading to advanced silversmithing skills, let your imagination run wild as you make pieces that reflect your individual style and personality.
A basic course in designing and making silver jewellery. Learn fundamental skills such as sawing, filing, soldering, polishing and saw piercing. Students with previous experience are welcome to join this course and work at their own pace on their individual projects. Your first project will be a basic ring band where you will learn how to: measure and calculate how much silver you will be using, saw and file precious metal, anneal your metal to make it pliable, stamp to create... [More]
Make your own sterling silver textured and patterned ring in this one day jewellery class. Perfect for beginners wanting to learn some fundamental jewellery making skills. You will learn how to: • measure and calculate how much silver you will be using, • saw and file precious metal, • anneal your metal to make it pliable, • stamp to create texture, • soldering • hammer into shape on a ring mandrel • and emery and polish to achieve your desired finish. Materials • Pen, note pad. •... [More]
Learn fundamental jewellery skills such as wax carving, casting clean-up and final polishing, as you design and make your own silver jewellery. Projects will include a ring band and pendant or brooch. Create a wax model of your own design that will be sent to a commercial caster to be reproduced in sterling silver. Participants will be encouraged to undertake further projects if time permits. For an additional charge, a mould can be created for each piece allowing you to recreate... [More]
Add vibrant colours to your fine silver or copper jewellery by fusing powdered glass to the metal for a colourful enamelled finish. Experiment with a diverse pallet of opaque and transparent enamels as you transform them into a project of your choice. Learn to use a hand held torch to get excellent results that can be replicated in a home studio. Course fee includes all use of enamels and copper to work with. Students who would like to enamel on fine silver may bring their own... [More]
Make wearable art by introducing decorative patterns and textured designs to your pieces. Learn how to transfer texture and pattern from one material to another using the jewellery technique of Roller Printing to emboss the reverse image of the material into the metal surface. Experiment with materials such as paper templates, lace, netting, during, leaves and much more to create your very own wearable piece. Course fee includes use of tools and materials. To keep costs down the... [More]