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Design and Make a Stone Set Silver Charm; Make a Ring with a Stone Setting (G23)

Wednesday April 19 @ 6:30 pm - Wednesday June 28 @ 9:00 pm

| £195 - £220
Make a rcharm and a ring with a stone setting

Beginners jewellery making course in stone setting –  design and make a stone set silver charm. 6 week course, with an extended 10 week course option to also make a ring with a stone. (Wednesday, Eve)

– Learn how to set stones for silver jewellery. Take the 6 Week course to explore core silver jewellery making techniques, and to design and make a stone set silver charm; choose a stone from our selection of bright  and colourful semi precious gems. Wear your charm as a pendant, bracelet or earring. Choose the 10 Week Option to extend this course to design and make a silver ring with a stone.

This course requires no previous experience in jewellery making. It’s presented in short  projects that introduce you to all the core jewellery making techniques, also introducing stone setting as a means to add colour and vibrance to your jewellery designs.

For those having completed other beginner courses at Flux jewellery school we build on skills you have already gained to improve skills and to add new techniques that broaden possibilities for your designs.

Choose your 6 or 10 week course option below. Not sure if you can do 10 weeks? Purchase an extension later**


Option 1:  6 Week Course

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Course Dates: 19 April– 24 May 2017

  • Project 1 – experiment with textures and piercing techniques
  • Project 2 – Design and make a stone set charm

By the end of this course you will know how to cut, file and polish metals like copper and silver. You will explore texturing and shaping techniques and how to design jewellery suitable for stone setting. You will learn how to  permanently join 2 or more elements together using traditional silver soldering techniques, make a rub-over setting for a stone,  set the stone, use wire to make jump rings and other types of attachments for jewellery – and you will have designed and made a charm set with a stone.

Max student numbers: 12 students with 2 tutors

Materials Kit : Included.

Class Times: Wednesday eves, 6.30-9pm

Max student numbers: 12 students with 2 tutors

Course Fee:  Standard: £150/ Concessions: £135


Option 2: 10 Week Course

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Course Dates: 19 April– 28 June 2017.  NOTE: no class 31 May 2016.(half term break)

  • Project 1 – experiment with textures and piercing techniques
  • Project 2 – Design and make a stone set charm
  • Extension Project – design and make a silver ring; set a stone on your ring.

Following the same initial projects, this extended course builds on core making skills to introduce ring making and stone setting on curved surfaces.

Materials Kit : Included.

Class Times:  Wednesday eves, 6.30-9pm

Max student numbers: 12 students with 2 tutors

Course Fee:  Standard: £225 / Concessions: £202.50


Extension

**If you joined the 6 Week Course, you can also purchase this extension at any time to complete the 10 week option.

G3 Extension : £100 (no concessionary option)

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Make a stone set charm

 

Details

Start:
Wednesday April 19 @ 6:30 pm
End:
Wednesday June 28 @ 9:00 pm
Cost:
£195 - £220
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Website:
http://www.fluxjewelleryschool.com

Organizer

Vicky Forrester
Phone:
07931 228 352
Email:
info@fluxstudios.org
Website:
www.fluxjewelleryschool.com

Venue

Flux Jewellery School, London
2F Vanguard Court
London, SE5 8QT United Kingdom
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Phone:
07931 228 352
Website:
www.fluxjewelleryschool.com