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.
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 -...
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...
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...
- Next course on 6th October 2018
Do you know someone who would be a great jeweller in the making? Learn to design and make your own jewellery in my 2 Day Wax Carving Jewellery Workshop.
Spend the first-day discussing ideas, learning different techniques used in carving wax and producing your very own carving which will be cast for you in silver before your second session.
The second day will be spent cleaning, texturing and polishing your final silver piece/s. Soldering findings...
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.
- How to saw and file silver
- How to...
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 i.e. couples making wedding rings, family members or friends. A discount of 20% is given for two students learning together if you book directly with Lucy and pay via BACS or cheque.
Sessions are tailored to the specific requirements of...
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...
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...
Weekly Classes run term time on a rolling basis in 8 week blocks. We currently have classes on a Monday Afternoon and Evening, Tuesday Evenings, Thursday Morning, Afternoon and Evening.
We offer a spacious, well equipped new studio space at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet - a museum heritage site on the outskirts of Sheffield. Classes are a perfect way to begin or continue learning and enjoying making pieces of jewellery. We welcome beginners as well as...
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...