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.
New course dates added due to high demand: Sat 8th June/Sat 27th July/Sat 23rd November.
This is a great beginners 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
Sarah Madsen is a BA Hons Degree Jewellery Designer from Central St Martins College, London. She will be teaching you to hand make your own 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 as this is a perfect class to start...
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 which when fired becomes pure ,solid silver- you will make two or three pieces depending on size. The jewellery will be fired and ready for you to wear home or Why not make a unique...
Enjoy a day of personal 1-2-1 tuition in a working jewellers’ workshop on a project of your choice. Work with a jeweller who has 20 years of practical experience and is qualified teacher to learn new techniques or enhance your existing skills. The workshop is fully equipped with all the professional equipment you will need for your days’ activities. The day is designed specifically around you, so the content will vary from person to person...
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...
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...
It is very exciting to be able to offer this new Silver Jewellery Making course at 'White Stones Studios' on Portland. Over the five week course students will be taught all about piercing, texturing, forming and soldering silver. There will be an introduction to stone setting and you will be designing and creating a silver ring, bangle or pendant.
Making silver jewellery is a hobby in which there is so much to learn. Students will...
Learn to make lovely silver jewellery using traditional techniques.
A great beginners class and an excellent introduction to making silver jewellery.
This class runs from 10-5pm and is a fun and intensive day open to anyone and suitable for absolute beginners.
Techniques covered in this class include:
- Sanding and polishing
- Working with silver
- Tools and resources
- How to carry on making silver jewellery after the...
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...
Silver clay is a fantastic medium to work with! The versatility of clay, but with silver!! The end result is pure silver 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...