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Jewellery Making with Metals for Beginners — Overview

No previous knowledge is needed for this course. You will learn some basic traditional jewellery making techniques such as soldering, texturing, sawing and piercing, drilling, finishing and colouring. You will come away with several pieces of jewellery.

 

Course Content

Week 1
Mark making using a hammer

Week 2
Texturing using a rolling mill.

Week 3
Silver soldering and piercing practice

Week 4
Learn how to make a metal bead

Week 5
Bangle making

Week 6/7
Make a band ring

Week 8/9
Cabochon/sea glass stone setting

Week 10
Finish all projects

Materials and Equipment to bring
Pen and a pencil. Folder to put in course notes.

Clothing requirements
Sturdy flat footwear, old clothes. An old cotton tea towel/flannel would be handy.

Materials that will be provided
All base metals for practice pieces

Entry Requirements
No previous experience required

Materials Costs
Small cost for a price of a stone and materials (optional) £1- £10

 

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Jewellery Making with Metals for Beginners — Modules

Jewellery Making with Metals for Beginners — Staff

The staff listed on this programme are correct at the time of writing. Students will be notified if there are any changes to key staff (i.e. Programme Leaders and Lecturers).

Jewellery Making with Metals for Beginners — Student Work

Jewellery Making with Metals for Beginners — Students Say

Jewellery Making with Metals for Beginners — Careers & Alumni

Jewellery Making with Metals for Beginners — Entry Requirements

Jewellery Making with Metals for Beginners — Resources

Jewellery Making with Metals for Beginners — Interview

Course Code: 1314
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