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Undertaking a course or workshop with a fine silversmith or goldsmith is both fun and rewarding and the skills will stay with you throughout your life. Fine jewellery making or gold and silver smithing courses will usually cover the precise metalworking techniques required to design and create jewellery using precious metals and gemstones. Ring making may well be covered as well as soldering techniques, polishing and the use of hand tools. Depending on the course you could work with gold, silver, platinum or you may start out using brass, copper or nickel.

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Next course on 25th February 2017
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 - Sawing - Sanding and filing - Annealing and preparation for fabrication - Basic fabrication/soldering During the day you will learn to make at least one of the...
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Next course on 25th February 2017
Introduction to silver jewellery making day course at calf House Studios: subject to availability at time of update : Places available. Sat 25th Feb 2017 1 place Sun 26th Feb 2017 4 places Sat 4th March 2017 4 places Sun 5th March 2017 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 beginners and those with some...
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6 weeks of 4 hour classes in intermediate/advanced jewellery making for students already competent in sawing, filing & soldering, using copper, brass, silver & gold. Monday, Wednesday & Thursday evening 5-9pm; Wednesday & Thursday afternoon 1-5pm subject to availability. You will work on your own designs & projects with Bernard & Jane's continued support & tuition to practise & expand your skills. More advanced techniques will be introduced in context with students projects to advance...
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Next course on 24th July 2017
The aim of our summer school is to demonstrate through fun and informative experience how to develop a piece or a collection of jewellery from the initial inspiration stage to the final polish! We will cover drawing and sketching from life and found objects, the translation of these sketches into design ideas, rendering your final design in either two or three dimensions and then creating the piece or pieces in silver, copper or gold. You...
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In this workshop you will experiment with copper wire to make two bangles then one in silver. I shall demonstrate how to texture, form distress use a saw frame and solder the copper and silver wire to form your bangles. My studio is filled with a mix of eclectic pieces to fuel your imagination and the yard outside is great for a picnic. There is a minimum of 3 students and 5 maximum to ensures...
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If you have always wanted to learn about the craft of making a fine, bespoke piece of silver jewellery our interactive, workshop is a really fun way to do so. We have a cosy workshop space in Exeter, where you will learn about the whole process involved in making a beautiful piece of jewellery. You will be able to choose one item from the following: A pair of Earrings, a Pendant, a Ring or a...
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Next course on 26th February 2017
Learn a range of jewellery making techniques on this fun one day workshop at Studio Budgie Galore, a brand new workshop based at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield and take home at least one piece made in silver at the end of the day. This one day course is suitable for beginners as well as students with previous experience of jewellery making. You will be introduced to the workshop, all the tools and equipment and...
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Jewellery & Silversmithing Beginners evening class in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter. Silver Ring Class You will get to make a sterling silver ring to take home at the end of the class. Learning how to shape the metal, heat it up on the hearth, solder it together, file and finish. We will show you a range of different techniques so you can add pattern and texture to your silver rings to personalise This classes is about...
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Next course on 21st February 2017
A foundation course in jewellery making giving you a thorough grounding in many processes used in the production of jewellery and the opportunity to develop personal skills in the use of hand tools. This short course will give you the confidence to develop your own ideas enabling you to create a piece of jewellery to take home. You will learn Health & safety in the workshop, how to decorate metal surfaces with texture & pattern,...
Image for Jewellery Making & Silversmithing - Weekly Evening & Daytime Courses at Studio Budgie Galore Sheffield
Next course on 24th April 2017
Weekly Classes run term time on a rolling basis in 8 week blocks. We currently have classes on a Monday and Thursday evening and Thursday mornings and aftyernoons in a brand new studio space at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield. These classes are a perfect way to begin or continue learning and enjoying making pieces of jewellery. We welcome beginners as well as students with previous experience of jewellery making also. The rolling 8 week...