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Residential Jewellery Summer School May 2024

Residential Jewellery Summer School May 2024

£1,800.00Price

Full Board 5 Day Residential Summer School - Fundamental Jewellery Skills.

Monday 12th August - Friday 16th August 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 for your later reference. You’ll be working at a steady pace. With a maximum of three 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 manufacturing jewellery.

This is an ideal course for anyone wanting to start a jewellery making career or a keen hobbyist.

Modules will include:

Metal forming doming and

Granulation

Texturing

Wire drawing

Fretwork

Soldering

Melting Metal

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 and brass.

Teaching by Sappho Brammer a gradute of distinction of the British Academy of Jewellery as well as some special guests from the jewellery industry (subject to availability)

Time

Monday - Thursday 10-4

Friday 9.30 - 12.30

RESIDENTIAL FULL BOARD

Venue RM156RX

Free parking on site, local station is Ockendon 20 minutes from London Fenchurch Street.

PLEASE BRING:

Your tools, files , an apron, a hair band for long hair, lots of saw blades and a packet of 0.8mm and 1mm drill bits. My pendant motors are the smaller 2.3mm shank

  • Confirmed bookings are non refundable.

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