Fine jewellery: gold & silver smithing courses

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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.

£75
Worcestershire
Join us in the relaxing and tranquil setting of our Narrowboat for a silver jewellery class, whilst moored alongside the beautiful Worcestershire canals near Droitwich. Courses are run on demand, weekends, Mondays, Tuesdays (new from September), school holidays, and can be booked by phone, email or via the website. Always please check the website calendar to find dates available. We offer popular one day silver Jewellery making classes for individuals or groups of 2 -...
£75
Cambridgeshire
BA Hons Degree Jewellery Designer Sarah Madsen teaching you to hand make 2 Stacking Rings in Sterling Silver. This is beginners course offering a friendly, informal introduction into the craft of jewellery. In this 3 hour class, you will learn to saw, form, solder, hammer and polish your own Jewellery. No previous experience needed this is a perfect class to start that curiosity into the craft of Jewellery. Classes are for one to one or...
£115
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 3rd November 2018
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...
£75
Warwickshire - Next course on 24th October 2018
One day silver clay workshop in Loughborough or Market Bosworth. This is an introductory class to the wonders of Silver Clay. We will show you how to use the clay and help you to design and make your own jewellery. The jewellery will be fired and ready for you to wear home or Why not make a unique gift Looking for something different or a party venue? We also offer bespoke courses and one to...
£55
South Yorkshire - Next course on 10th November 2018
Learn how to make a piece of jewellery on this one day course. You can make either a pair of earrings (studs or drops) OR you can make a pendant (you may be able to make both depending on the size you decide on). You will be shown a range of techniques which will enable you to come up with your own design. The format of the class will consist of a series of short...
£50
Lincolnshire
Learn how to make a decorative silver ring. Suitable for complete beginners and those with a little experience. You will learn how to make a decorative sterling silver ring, which you'll be able to wear on your way home! You will learn how to measure, shape, solder, apply texture and finish a ring. You may make a unique design if you wish to. The class will be run by Martin Drury MA(RCA). Lincoln School of...
£75
East Sussex - Next course on 21st October 2018
TEPLA offers great group classes in The Pumpkin Patch, Hailsham. Creative Earrings Get creative with this workshop! Master techniques like sawing and shaping. Discover exciting textures and hand craft unique earrings of your own design. Textured Cuff Make timeless personalised textured cuff from start to finish. Learn to cut, polish, shape, stamp and texture metal. Make jewellery in Argentium Silver and learn essential techniques such as cutting, shaping, texturing and polishing metal. These classes are...
£120
Warwickshire
SKILL LEVEL: Beginners / Some experience. During this relaxed and informal day you will learn new skills to make your very own set of fabulous sterling silver stacking rings. The course covers a range of silversmithing techniques and is a fantastic introduction to working with silver. Making at least three rings, you will be experimenting with surface finishes and setting a semi-precious gemstone. Techniques covered: - How to saw and file silver - How to...
£130
Denbighshire
SPECIAL OFFER DURING NOVEMBER 2018 - single person for a weekday session for £110. Normal price £130. Contact Lucy for further details. Not eligible for payment via PayPal or Lucy's Gift Vouchers. Visit the website Tuition page to view availability. Lucy Copleston trained at the Royal College of Art and has made jewellery and taught the craft since 1975. Tuition is one-to-one so your learning is fast tracked. By arrangement two students can learn together...
£70
West Midlands
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...