Residential Jewellery Summer School May 2024
Full Board 5 Day Residential Summer School - Fundamental Jewellery Skills.
Monday 20th May - Friday 25th May 2024
This is a five day intensive course for anyone wanting to make jewellery. You do not need to have any experience or knowledge. Teaching is relaxed and expertly given with handouts working at a steady pace. With only 4 students in the room you will benefit from the small class and have the opportunity to ask as many questions as you want.
You will learn the fundamental skills of designing and manufacturing jewellery.
This is an ideal course for anyone wanting to start a jewellery making career or a keen hobbyist.
All materials and equipment will be provided as well as over night accommodation in a local hotel. You will stay in a comfortable room with a private en-suite with views of a golf course. Dinner, bed and breakfast is included with a gala dinner on the Thursday night. Lunch will be provided at the studio, and as much refreshment as you can drink!
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Design and hand render a design for a customer or for manufacturing purposes
Learn how to be sustainable with your making and recycle metals
Pierce a name pendant.
Make a set of stacking rings
Make a wire bangle
Solder, file and finally polish your pieces properly.
You will be making in copper, brass and a choice of final piece in sterling silver.
Teaching by Sappho Brammer a graduate of the British Academy of Jewellery as well as some special guests from the Royal College of Art, and the jewellery industry.
Confirmed bookings are non refundable.