Jewellery / Silversmithing
Do you want to learn how to make jewellery? This course gives you a broad knowledge of the different materials and techniques that are used in the jewellery making process.
Students will learn how to make their own unique piece of jewellery through practical demonstrations and exciting activities.
Please note: this course does not run during the half term/end of term breaks.
There are a limited number of FREE places available on this course, for those aged 19 and over (at the start of the course) and who either have a mental health condition or difficulty, are employed and earning an annual salary less than £17,004 per annum, in receipt of state benefit in your own name and unemployed or working and earning less than £338 per month (or £541 for household claims), are a single parent, or have a social or emotional difficulty.
On this course, you will learn how to design and make jewellery using specialist techniques such as:
- forging and texturing
- cleaning and polishing
Teaching methods include:
- formal instruction
- individual tuition
- practical demonstration
- practical experience
Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills according to your own specific needs.
Some experience of jewellery and metals would be useful but not essential as you work at your own pace and level.
Equipment is available in our jewellery/metals workshop and specialist metals can be bought from the tutor.