Silver Tuesday Jewellery Classes

All classes are currently cancelled due to COVID. I hope to resume when it is allowed.

Jewellery Making Classes in Coulsdon, Surrey

Jewellery making class at Woodcote High School, Meadow Hill, Coulsdon, Surrey CR8 3HL.

Hares and Bunnies

About the Course

This is a special project class which I am running alongside my regular weekly jewellery class. The course will run for two consecutive Tuesdays 7-9pm. The cost is £35.
We will be making jewellery from copper inspired by Hares and Bunnies. These are adapted from designs I have developed form my own work. 
You will learn to pierce out shapes from copper sheet, anneal with a gas torch, add texture with hammers and with the use of rolling mills. You will be able to make a necklace, brooch or bracelet. Copper sheet and wire to make these are included in the class cost. 

Summer Term Jewellery Class

This is a weekly class on Tuesday evening 7-9 pm. It is suitable for all levels.

The class runs in the following terms:

Summer 1: 21, 28 April, 5, 12, 19 May 2020

Summer 2: 2, 9, 16 , 23 and 30 June 2020

Each group of five classes is £75.

It is possible to book for the whole term for reduced cost and please contact me if you would like to do this.

Learn to make Silver and Wire Jewellery in a well established and popular Jewellery Making class in Coulsdon, Surrey.

  • Mixed ability course. All levels welcome.
  • Progress at own pace with individual support from tutor.
  • Beginners will follow a structured series of tasks to introduce basic skills and techniques

No prior knowledge of metalwork is required but some practical aptitude is expected

What Will I learn?

By the end of the course, depending on your level of experience you should be able to complete one or more of the following:

  • Ring;
  • Pendant;
  • Pair of Earrings;
  • Pair of Cufflinks:
  • Bracelet using wire and beads.

Topics Covered:

The following topics are covered. Each term the exact content is agreed in the class so small groups are working on similar projects.

  • Using piercing saw and files
  • Using pliers
  • Silver soldering
  • Finishing and polishing
  • Adding shape and form to metal
  • Use of hammers
  • Stone setting
  • Use of Rolling Mills
  • Chain Making
  • Wire and Bead Jewellery techniques
  • Box Making and Small Work

Teaching and Learning Methods

  • Class discussion
  • Demonstrations
  • Projects set by the Tutor
  • Individual projects
  • Handouts
  • One to one support to develop and work on own individual projects.

If there is something you would like me to cover that is not listed here, then please contact me to discuss.