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10 week Jewellery Making with Metals for Beginners (Jan 2020) — 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 making several pieces of jewellery.

Location: Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place
Start Time: 17:45
End Time: 20:45
Start Date: 07/01/2020
End Date: 17/03/2020
Day: Tuesday
Fee: £220

Course Content

Week 1
Mark making using a hammer

Week 2
Texturing using a rolling mill. Colouring experiments

Week 3
Silver soldering and piercing practice

Week 4
Learn how to make jump rings to make a linked bracelet

Week 5
Chain and catch making

Week 6/7
Design project to make a ring

Week 8/9
Cabochon stone setting

Week 10
Finish all projects

Materials and Equipment
Please bring a pen and a pencil and a folder to put in course notes. Any 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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    Email: shortcourses@pca.ac.uk
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