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.

West Yorkshire - Next course on 31st March 2019
Silver Clay is a fantastic medium to work with! The versatility of clay, but with silver!! The end result is pure sliver and stunning results can be achieved even by beginners. Laura Barnes with many years teaching experience and a Masters Degree in Ceramics will guide you through the process to create a piece/s that are unique to you and totally professional looking! Taught in the light, airy and warm studio of Creative with Nature...
Derbyshire - Next course on 16th November 2019
Create unique items of jewellery in this amazing medium. Art Clay Silver is a new way of working with metal. It consists of minute particles of silver dust held in a binder which can be sculpted just like clay. Once dried out and fired, it fuses together to produce hallmark quality silver. 2 Day Course Design and make several items of jewellery using 3 different types of Art Clay Silver – the clay, the syringe...
Come and learn a new skill and have a fabulous fun day making solid silver jewellery from Silver Clay. You will learn how to roll, cut, fire and polish your very own pieces of jewellery and will go home wearing your creations. A pendant and a pair of earrings or 2-3 charms will be made through the day. A material fee of approx £20 is payable on the day.
London - Next course on 11th May 2019
Learn to make silver jewellery from silver clay, a material you can use at home. Who is this course for This course is designed for learners with no previous knowledge of working with silver clay. Beginning jewellery makers are welcome as are those with experience with other forms of jewellery making, and those with no experience yet of crafts or creative activities. Most important is a desire to learn and make pieces from this material....
Spend a relaxed and informal day learning new skills to make your own solid silver pendant and / or earrings using the wide range of materials available to you. Every aspect of the processes involved in making silver jewellery this way will be demonstrated and discussed in the workshop. Not only will you come away with some gorgeous pieces but you will also leave with the knowledge to go forward to create more pieces at...
Introduction to Precious Silver Art Clay. In just 5 hours you will learn the basics of working with Silver Clay - moulding and shaping, drying, firing and finishing. You will make and take home a pair of earrings and a pendant. This is a lovely Taster course which you will be amazed at what you can achieve. No previous experience required as you will be guided by our experienced tutors. All classes and courses will...
Devon - Next course on 18th May 2019
Learn to make solid silver earrings using traditional techniques, held in a well- equipped metal-working workshop at Bigbury Mint in Ermington, South Devon. This is a three hour course and you will be taught forming, soldering, texturing and polishing and come away with a pair of finished silver earrings. Group bookings are welcome. For more information on the next workshops contact us above.
One for the indecisive - in this workshop you can create either a silver pendant with chain, or a pair of dangly or stud earrings. Don’t fret! You can pick which on the night after the demo Come along and learn how to saw, solder, form and texture, creating your own silver jewellery from scratch! In this workshop, you will design and create your own simple earrings or pendant from a piece of silver, before...
Silver earrings with Joanne Tinley Friday 14 December 10am -4pm Learn how to cut, shape and texture sterling silver sheet and wire to make three or four (or maybe more!) pairs of stunning stud and drop earrings - perfect for yourself or for Christmas presents! This workshop is suitable for beginners to jewellery making as it teaches many of the basic skills needed for more advanced skills, however those with previous experience will also find...
6 week, silver jewellery making course for beginners Daytime and Evening courses available (please click through for dates and times). Learn to make silver jewellery using traditional techniques. A great beginners class and an excellent introduction to making silver jewellery. Techniques covered over the 6 weeks include: - Sawing - Soldering - Annealing - Sanding and polishing - Working with silver - Tools and resources Classes are small with a maximum of 6 students allowing...