Getting Started with Silver Jewellery Making
Develop your jewellery making skills in this two day introductory class - we will cover basic jewellery making techniques and build up your key making skills.
This course runs over two days and allows students plenty of time to get going with key metalworking skills including using a jewellers saw, starting with soldering and stone setting. Starting with a pair of earrings using hammering to form the metal, we will move onto creating a stone set ring and then either creating a contemporary chain bracelet or set of bangles.
We will work through three separate projects and participants will learn; -
How to use a saw to cut shapes from sheet metal
Hammering to form metal into 3D forms .
Making a silver ring
Creating a basic round bezel setting, and setting the stone
Polishing and finishing jewellery
Soldering to join metal
Creating a bracelet chain including clasp
Participants will make at least three finished items of jewellery, with additional test samples.
Great for anyone who has already tried other jewellery making such as beading or metal clay and would like to experiment with a different way of working, as well asfor those with no jewellery making experience at all yet.
Class size - maximum of 3 people
Class held in my Camden, central London jewellery studio and runs from 10am to 5pm on each day.
Can also be arranged at a date to suit you, as private 1-1 tuition, or if you have a group of friends that would like to come together!
All materials needed including the silver casting are included in the price.
Tea, coffee and cold drinks and nibbles are available all day. Lunch is available from any of the many local cafes or shops.