Jewellery Making with Metals for Improvers — Overview
This course is intended for students who have already completed a beginner course in Jewellery making with metals, or who have a basic knowledge of Jewellery-making techniques such as soldering, annealing, sawing and piercing, and some surface finishing techniques.
Introduction – A refresher into the basic traditional Jewellery Making Techniques
Week 2 and 3
Bangle making project
Week 4 and 5
An introduction to using resin in Jewellery making
Week 6 and 7
Stone setting techniques
Week 8 - 10
Students project time – With Tutor guidance
You will have completed beginner level Jewellery Short Course or have basic knowledge of Jewellery making techniques such as soldering, annealing, sawing and piercing, and some surface finishing techniques.
Materials and Equipment
Demonstration or materials for experimentation in base metals will be provided free of charge but you may be required to purchase your own materials in order to complete your personal creative projects or if working in silver. Equipment will be provided but some students may wish to bring their own tools. Bring a pen, pencil and folder to put course notes into, and bringing an old cotton tea towel/flannel would be useful to you. Please wear old clothes and strong, flat, closed-toe footwear.
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