Creative Jewellery Workshop - Advanced
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About this course

Ideal for students who have attended our Creative Jewellery workshops and wish to progress, you should have experience of jewellery design and have practical knowledge of the main jewellery making techniques such as annealing, silver soldering, piercing, filing and polishing.

You will have an opportunity to experiment with a broad range of jewellery techniques, materials and processes in order to design and complete your own tutor supported projects.

What will I learn?

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an ability to plan and manage workshop time effectively
  • Demonstrate an ability to develop designs using different materials economically
  • Demonstrate an ability to be able to create finished products from original ideas and designs
  • Demonstrate an ability to complete projects to high standards of workmanship.

The following will be covered on this course:

  • Workshop Health and Safety: The use of machinery, hand tools and personal safety regarding the use of naked flame gas torches and chemical metal cleaning solutions
  • Students will be assessed as to their capabilities and guidance given by the Tutor regarding their proposed course projects
  • Tutor workshop demonstrations on various Jewellery techniques and processes to assist students develop and further enhance their individual skills
  • Opportunity to further develop exsisting techniques and learn new Jewellery fabricating skills and processes
  • This practical course is project based and will therefore require individual tutor contact enabling students to focus on creating their personal portfolio.
Entry requirements
You should have a prior understanding of the jewellery making process and the skills to design and create jewellery, with a desire to spend more time in the workshop to hone your skills and work on your own projects.
Study, assessment and qualifications

Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor. There are no final qualifications associated with this course.

Additional costs and information

Students are advised to wear old clothing and appropriate protective footwear in the workshop and will also be required to provide their own note pad and pen, A4 size folder, pencil case containing permanent black fine-nib pen, 30cm/12" ruler, drawing compass, collection of hard and soft grade (H & B) pencils and rubber eraser.

The tutor will advise you where to buy specialist materials, such as precious metal, stones or wires, however these can be purchased through the tutor at a separate charge on a cost basis if you would prefer, subject to availability.

What could I do next?

You may wish to progress onto another of our creative courses, which include drawing and painting, sewing and dressmaking, upholstery, photography, printmaking, creative writing, interior design and much more!