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1 day Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making - Ely - Thursdays

1 day Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making - Ely - Thursdays

Course Provider: Jonathan Deer Jewellery

Contact Name: Jonathan Deer

Telephone: 07718 597855

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3 Fitzgerald Close

Course Length: Full day

Price: £115

5 star rating, 6 reviewers.

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Course Start Dates
Thursday 10th August 2017
Thursday 17th August 2017
Thursday 7th September 2017
Thursday 14th September 2017
Thursday 21st September 2017
Thursday 2nd November 2017
Thursday 16th November 2017
Thursday 14th December 2017


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 following: a set of earrings, a pendant, or a ring, depending on what you fancy….flexibility and choice are key components of our courses.

As all our classes cater for a maximum of three participants, you can be sure that you will have a more personalised experience and truly have the mentoring and guidance needed.

Bespoke course dates can be discussed for group bookings of a minimum of two participants

What's included in the price?

At the end of the day you will have up to 2 lovely pieces of jewellery to take away with you and all materials costs (including silver) are included, as well as a light lunch and tea, coffee and homemade biscuits all day.
There is an option to also work on a bangle/cuff (extra materials supplement of £25 - please indicate when booking that you wish to take this option).

You will also be given a complete set of instructions and plenty of resources to take away so that you can continue making silver jewellery after the course.

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What a fantastic day!
If you want to learn the processes in making a piece of Jewellery this is the course for you.
Jonathan is a great teacher and I made a copper pendant and a silver ring in the one day. I have not made any jewllery before this course and I am quite proud of my achievements.
He is a very hospitable host too - lunch, drinks and some lovely flapjack made by his wife !
Further information about tools and processes were emailed onto me for future reference too. I am hoping to be able to go onto an further day to learn how to mount stones - all I need now are some gems!


I had a great time. Jonathan is very easy to get along with. Nice lunch.
I did learn things. I'll be going back.
I would recommend him.


I so enjoyed my jewellery class with Jonathan. He is an excellent teacher, the day was very well planned and everything was explained thoroughly. We each made a pair of earrings and were given an information pack to take away. It was also such fun too with lots of laughs and the day flew by. I can't wait to return for another day's class .. and maybe another ....! Thank you Jonathan.


This was a great experience, I am a qualified teacher and Jonathan is a very good teacher, I had one to one tuition from him. He was very structured but relaxed, knew exactly what he wanted to achieve in the given time and was confident that we could do what I wanted in the time. I was not so sure but of course he was right. I came away with two simple silver rings and the confidence that I could repeat the process on my own. He has a great small workshop in the garage of his home with all of the tools you will need and some great ones you probably wont. He supplied me with coffee and biscuits throughout and a lovely lunch (Great Cambazola). I will be attending a second day for Gem setting, can't wait. Highly reccommended.


Great day with Jonathan last week. It was such fun and I learned a lot about jewellery making in a short space of time. Patient tutor and knows his stuff!


I'd found the course through Craft Courses and tried a day session with Jonathan, coming some distance as I couldn't find any courses closer to where I am based. It was worth every effort I made to travel. He is a very knowledgable tutor and clearly knows his craft. The day was very well structured and I now feel able to take this wonderful craft further. Great day and wonderful value


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