Making jewellery is extremely satisfying, as anyone who has experience of this will tell you! The courses listed below vary widely in price, length, and topic - but wherever you are in the UK - whether you fancy silver-smithing, beading or experimenting with metal clay, there will be a jewellery making course to suit you!
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Dilys Fisher of Rosy M Design has been running enamelling courses since 2005. This is a wonderful ancient craft where enamel powder (ground glass) is applied to copper and is then fired in a kiln for approx. 1 minute until the enamel becomes molten and attaches to the copper. If 3 students book together its £45 each, 2 students £67.50 each or 1 student £135. Courses are suitable for both complete beginners and those with...
The invention of a new material called Silver Clay has opened up new business opportunities for entrepreneurs who may be young Mums or people that require the flexibility of a job that can be fitted in around their families and their busy lives. This course is taught by Paula Louise Paton who has been in the jewellery business for more than 14 years. Paula runs her own jewellery business and continually updates the course content...
PMC Silver metal clay is easy to master and with the right tips, tricks and guidance, you will be able to re-create what you have learned on the day with me, Jules, as your tutor.
Rolling & cutting
Setting Cubic Zirconia
Pre fire finishing
Stove top firing
Post fire finishing
Oxidising to create 'antiquing'
During your class you will make at least 2 pieces fine silver pieces...
Enamelling is the art of fusing glass to metal at high temperatures, using a kiln. In a one day class you will learn the basics of enamelling, including equipment, materials and then counter-enamelling. I will then go on to teach you several techniques such as sifting, wet packing, applying media. In my intermediate classes, you will also learn techniques such as wire work, swirling and grisaille. I also do a class using silver clay as...
Lucy Copleston trained at the Royal College of Art and has made jewellery and taught the craft since 1975.Tuition costs £125 for an eight hour day and is one-to-one so your learning is fast tracked. By arrangement two students can learn together i.e. couples making wedding rings, family members or friends. A discount of 20% is given for two students learning together.
DURING MARCH 2017 A SPECIAL PRICE REDUCTION OFFER IS AVAILABLE AT £99 FOR...
Flamework/Lampwork bead making is the process of making glass beads using; in this case, a hot head. In this beginner's 1 to 1 class we will look at: equipment and health and safety, using the torch, making a basic doughnut shaped bead, plus decoration and some shaping. Expect to make around 8 beads in this 3 hour session. I also offer a 1 to 2 course if you'd prefer to share the torch and bring...
This is a great beginner’s introduction to making silver jewellery and is open to anyone, whether they have had some experience before making jewellery or not.
The following topics are covered, with plenty of hands on:
- Introduction to materials and techniques
- Useful tools and resources
- Sanding and filing
- Annealing and preparation for fabrication
- Basic fabrication/soldering
During the day you will learn to make at least one of the...
I now offer day courses in Silver Clay. Silver clay is ground down silver combined with a binder which once sculpted and fired burns away to leave pure silver (99%). It means that you can create beautiful silver jewellery easily in one session. As an enameller the reason I started using silver clay was to create pieces that I could then enamel. I offer enamelling on silver clay as a one day course. The Silver...
The Introduction to Silver Clay workshop is aimed at the beginner with little or no experience of working with metal clay. During the day you will be guided through the step by step techniques of handling, shaping, forming and adding texture with all the essential techniques to achieve a professional finish to your work. We work with two of the main Silver Clay products to make three different pieces.
We aim to give you the...
Introduction to silver jewellery making day course at calf House Studios: subject to availability at time of update :
Sat 25th Feb 2017 1 place
Sun 26th Feb 2017 3 places
Sat 4th March 2017 4 places due to cancellation
Sun 5th March 2017 0 places full
Join Jewellery Tutor Diane Lee to make your own silver jewellery gifts and learn new jewellery skills along the way. The workshops are suitable both for...