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.

South Yorkshire - Next course on 20th October 2018
Learn how to make rings using traditional hand tools & jewellery making methods. This one day course is a fun way to spend a day and at the end you will have a beautiful set of three silver stacking rings to take home. This course is taught with demonstrations to a small group with individual attention being given to students where needed. You can customise your design by adding texture if you want to or...
South Yorkshire - Next course on 27th October 2018
This fun short taster course will help you find out if you want to learn more about jewellery making. You will be able to make a lovely textured silver wrap ring in just a few hours using traditional methods and hand tools. Demonstrations will be given on how to apply different texturing techniques to metal which you can try out on copper before committing your final design to silver. For your final piece you will...
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...
Dorset - Next course on 25th September 2018
Our weekly classes run over 12 weeks either as daytime classes or evening classes. The daytime classes run on Tuesdays or Thursdays and are alternate weeks from 10am - 4pm ( i.e six six hour sessions over 12 weeks ) The evening classes run on Tuesdays or Thursdays and are every week from 7pm - 10 pm ( Tuesdays) or 6.30 pm - 10 pm ( Thursdays ) We only take 8 people per class...
Warwickshire - Next course on 26th September 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...
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 27th September 2018
The 2 day silver jewellery making course in Ely is the ideal way to start to develop your skills in making silver jewellery further, with a number of interesting techniques and approaches covered. The 2 day course is open to anyone, whether they have had some experience before making jewellery or not. As the course is longer than the one day course you will have ample opportunity to cover the basic techniques/methods as well as...
South Yorkshire - Next course on 29th September 2018
If you've been to one of Roses classes before, or have made silver jewellery before, you can come and use the workshop to make whatever you like! No particular demonstrations will be given on this class as such but Rose will be on hand to assist you with your project to make sure what you want to make can be realised. MATERIALS You will need to e-mail Rose your silver requests and let her know...
Gloucestershire - Next course on 29th September 2018
Learn how to work with Metal Clay (silver clay) to create unique jewellery. You'll make a silver leaf pendant, a pair of earrings or charms using simple texturing techniques and torch firing, a multi layer dry construction silver pendant using cutting, texturing and forming techniques, stone setting, how to make a silver ring and much more on this two day course You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in...
South Yorkshire - Next course on 29th September 2018
On this Saturday course (which runs 2 consecutive Saturday mornings) you will make a truly individual piece of jewellery using only silver wire. You will be surprised by what you can make using silver wire by manipulating it with various tools! In session 1 you will be shown various techniques and given time to experiment with copper wire. By the end of the class you should have decided what you want to make in session...
Silver Spoon Ring in 4 days
Powys - Next course on 29th September 2018
Come spend a day of fun in the workshop and come maker your own Silver Spoon Ring!! Each participant will be taught traditional jewellery making techniques by Silversmith Farryl Bird, such as annealing, texturing, and polishing. Farryl will work alongside you as you decide which style and design you would like to make for your unique ring. No previous experience is required. All you need is an apron (which we have at the studio) and...