Making jewellery is extremely satisfying, as anyone who has experience of this will tell you! The courses listed below vary widely in price, length, and topic - but wherever you are in the UK - whether you fancy silver-smithing, beading or experimenting with metal clay, there will be a jewellery making course to suit you!
In this one day workshop you will learn a variety of skills to make your very own bezel set stone ring. You'll choose from a selection of beautiful stones, or if you have your own we may be able to accommodate those in your design.
Once you've chosen your stone, we will measure your finger to find the correct ring size and so that we can work out the correct amount of silver you need...
This is an intensive two day class where you will learn a range of stone settings which will really take your work in silver jewellery to the next level.
The main stone settings covered in this class include:
A simple rub over setting, which involves creating a bezel and encasing a cabochon-shaped stone. This is a key technique for setting stones and is very useful to add to your repertoire of skills as it allows...
What better way to make your special day even more special by hand-crafting your own wedding rings? I offer a truly bespoke day for couples wanting to make their dream rings - from concept through to creation, an experience that will leave memories to last a lifetime.
The one-day workshop, exclusively for each for couple, focuses on taking you through the step-by-step process from start to finish. No prior experience in silversmithing is necessary and...
Our most intense beginners course yet! This course will run for three consecutive full days from 11am-5pm (may go on up to 2 hours longer).
The first day will be learning everything there is to know about the creation of rings, this will include designing your own rings, all of the intricacies of sizing, forming the wire ready for soldering, the soldering itself, shaping and texturing, pickling, and finishing the rings.
On the second day,...
This course is run by Sonia Frances the designer and maker of Impressions Of You Tiaras.
This workshop will give you the skills necessary to make your own Tiaras or Tiara for a friend who is getting married. Sonia will first teach you the basic techniques and then together you will work on a design that Sonia has created especially for this workshop, providing you with the opportunity to put together the techniques you have...
In this session we will look at using ef colour enamel to add colours to copper and aluminium shapes. We will have lots of time to play with different colours (including glitters!) and try out different techniques.
We will break everything down step by step so this class is perfect for beginners or if you have some experience. Payment in full is required to book a place on this class.
This is a great course...
Jewellery Workshops | Silver Jewellery Making with Alana Peden
These classes are led by a local jeweller who has been teaching her practice across Scotland for 5 years. Alana comes from a background of textiles and ceramics and graduated with first class honors in Jewellery and metal design at DJCAD, before setting up her own jewellery business East Nook Studio, in St Andrews.
These workshops are for beginners and returners, the price includes silver and...
You will learn the step by step process of designing and making a vintage-inspired bracelet and earrings, possibly a few pairs, by looking at:
Vintage jewellery recycling
The tools you will need to use and how to use each one
The materials you will need to use to make all of your jewellery
How to finish them to a professional standard using vintage or new quality plated findings
You will learn about vintage...
Get started with jewellery making. Learn the basic skills and then get creative making your own jewellery. One charm bracelet is included in the price. If you get really creative further materials can be purchased very cheaply during the course.
Approx a 1 and a half hour course.
This is a great course for a girls night out! You don't need to be a creative person. Bring the wine and chill out for an evening's...
Learn how to cut, carve and heat form wax to create your own unique piece of jewellery. Your wax will be cast off-site in silver or bronze and returned for finishing and polishing. Cost of casting not included. Suitable for all levels.
By the end of the course you will be able to
Cut, carve and heat form wax confidently
Develop your own designs in wax to be cast in silver
Finish, clean and polish...