6 week, silver jewellery making course for beginners
Daytime and Evening courses available (please click through for dates and times).
Learn to make silver jewellery using traditional techniques. A great beginners class and an excellent introduction to making silver jewellery.
Techniques covered over the 6 weeks include:
- Sanding and polishing
- Working with silver
- Tools and resources
Classes are small with a maximum of 6 students allowing for more personal teaching time. You may make several pieces of silver jewellery that you will be able take home with you.
You do not need to bring anything to the workshop as everything is provided.
The class will be run by Martin Drury MA(RCA).
Lincoln School of Jewellery is the product of it's owner - Martin Drury. Martin has a desire to bring quality jewellery design and making to as broad and audience as possible.
Martin first picked up a piercing saw in 1991 when he first started attending an evening class to build a portfolio enabling him to go to University.
His passion quickly led to a 1st class honours degree in Silversmithing and Jewellery at Sheffield Hallam University followed by a Masters in Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery at the prestigious Royal College of Art in London.
Since embarking on his professional career in 1998, Martin has taught at the University of the Creative Arts, Surrey, Loughborough College of Art and Design, The Royal College of Art and our very own University of Lincoln.
Martin has worked for many jewellers and designers including Professor David Watkins, Wendy Ramshaw OBE, Onno Boekhoudt and Studio William Welch Ltd.
He has won many design awards and has his work can be seen in many of the country's top museums and galleries, including the permanent Collection at the V&A museum, The Millennium Galleries, Sheffield and in the private collection of the Duke of Devonshire.
'At Lincoln School of Jewellery we are passionate about passing the traditional skills of jewellery making on to our students. We believe quality tuition produces quality jewellery. Our classes are small with a maximum of 6 students, ensuring you will get the level of support and guidance you need to start you off on your jewellery making adventure'.
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
All base metals and an allocation of silver are included in the cost of the class as well as cold/hot drinks and biscuits!
Additional silver may be purchased.
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