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Fine jewellery: gold & silver smithing courses

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.

£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...
£65
South Yorkshire - Next course on 27th April 2019
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...
£75
Cambridgeshire
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...
£80
Warwickshire
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...
£120
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 11th May 2019
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...
£120
Warwickshire - Next course on 23rd June 2019
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...
£125
Dorset
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...
£150
Cambridgeshire
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...
£
Fife
Silver jewellery making parties are ideal for anyone looking for a unique group activity. Fun, educational and bonding! Learn a new skill, while socialising, leave with some new memories and shiny silver mementos! Suitable for women, men and children 12 years + Prices start from £40 per person, dependant on size of group, activity and duration. Learn how to saw, solder, shape, texture and finish your own silver jewellery using traditional and modern jewellery techniques....
£15
Devon
The Photic School of Art is a jewellery school based in Mid Devon, near the village of Cadeleigh, and around 10 miles North of Exeter (a 30 minute drive). It is tutored by contemporary artist and jeweller, Sam Photic. Sam is a member of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen, and exhibits and supplies galleries nationally. Classes are held on Saturdays by appointment, and also available on weekdays for bookings of two or more students. Classes...