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Jewellery Making - Intermediate

Design Crafts & Graphic Arts, Creative Industries

Course full

Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

8th Jan 2020, 12 weeks

8th Jan 2020, 12 weeks

Day(s):

Wednesday

Time:

18:00 - 21:00

See alternative times and dates »

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 190

Overview

The first few weeks focus on basic technical aspects of the course including health and safety. You will be shown how to reduce the diameter of wire on drawing bench, use of hand and electric rolling mills and how to clean and polish using the correct equipment. From weeks 2-8 the following will be demonstrated:

2. Tapered ring shank construction, soldering, polishing and finishing
3. Split twist shank for solitaire or double stone ring.
4. Stone setting for round stone, 6 prong rex setting.
5. Stone setting pear shaped stone, pendant.
6. Enameling.
7. Keum-boo.
8. Etching.

The remaining weeks are for individual one to one tutorials

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • You will need some knowledge of basic jewellery making.

Additional Information

Materials

All classes take place in well-equipped jewellery workshop, however having a selection of your favorite hand tools (eg. pliers set, needle files set cut “0”, dividers, calipers, jewelers eyeglass x 3.5 magnification, dust mask, jewelers apron etc. will improve your experience). The College provides a small amount of non-precious materials and consumables. The College does not provide precious stones or metals for personal projects, which should be purchased as required by individual students.

Alternative Dates and Times

Days(s) Time Dates Duration Duration Course
Wednesday 18:00 - 21:00 11th Sep 2019 - 4th Dec 2019 12 weeks 12 weeks View »
  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    8th Jan 2020, 12 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Wednesday
    Time:
    18:00 - 21:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 190