About the Course
Learn a wide range of jewellery making techniques and work confidently with a range of materials such as precious metals, stones and plastics. Contemporary trends will be explored through research and design development
By the end of the course you will be able to
Acquire a number of basic techniques and skills, e.g., sawing, filing, soldering, polishing or add a new skill each term.
Respond to a design brief and to complete the design.
Perform and improve the skills required to design and make your own jewellery.
Extract, interpret and work accurately with numerical data.
Develop problem solving skills in order to identify solutions in new situations.
Class format and activities
Teaching is on a group or individual basis as appropriate Discussions are encouraged. All students will have an individual learning plan to record progress.
In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.
It is an advantage if students have an interest or an experience in the Arts + Crafts and a wish to make Jewellery
What you need to know before you enrol
Many of the Art & Design studios have limited accessibility. If you have restricted mobility please contact the Art & Design Administrator on 02074501934 or Learning Support on 02074501835 before enrolling.
What you will need for your class
I expect all students to keep a record of their work in a sketch book , visual research, design ideas drawings photos magazine articles should all be kept in sketch book. Students will be expected to buy precious materials for their projects (e.g. silver, silver solder, saw blades). A comprehensive list of these and suppliers will be provided on the first lesson.
What you can do next
You can study further Jewellery classes at Morley. Or go on to full or part time Jewellery courses such a B.A. in Jewellery Design.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.