Stone Setting Techniques – Make a tension-set ring, learn to set using flush and claw style settings. Extend your knowledge to also make settings for fancy shaped stones. (Evening, Thu). Book Now – This intermediate jewellery course is perfect for those ready to take their stone setting knowledge to the next level. Learn the principles of tension setting, flush and claw setting. Further extend your skills to learn how to set more unusual fancy shaped stones (trillion, emerald, pear, marquis). The course is presented in short experimental projects that…Find out more »
Explore ways to give permanence to delicate objects in your jewellery; encapsulating techniques using methods from resin to watch lenses for jewellery. (Tuesday, evenings) Book Now On this course we explore methods to add secondary and perhaps more delicate elements to your metal jewellery. Firstly you’ll produce a range of tests that explore how to use tabs, screws and rivets for joining rigid and flexible elements together. By incorporate these encapsulating techniques for jewellery you can create innovative designs. You’ll also have the chance to experiment…Find out more »
Beginners jewellery making course in stone setting – design and make a charm and a silver ring, set with a stone. (Wednesday, Eve) Book Now – Through a series of fun set projects you will learn the basics of jewellery making, with the additional focus of basic stone setting techniques. You will design and make a stone set silver charm, with a semi precious stone of your choice. Then you will have the opportunity to further extend these beginners jewellery making skills to design and make a…Find out more »
Wax Carving for Casting Silver Jewellery (Evening, Thu). Book Now – On this 10 week jewellery course you will learn a range of the wax carving techniques we commonly use to create models for casting in silver or other metals. We’ll introduce you to the practical issues of measuring and marking, and of cutting, shaping and polishing wax objects, ready for casting. We’ll also explain about the relative weights of materials you are likely to use. In the process you’ll learn how to…Find out more »
We offer evening courses in jewellery making to fit your busy working schedule. Classes run from six-thirty to nine pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Choose a course of six or ten weeks to suit your needs.
Each term we present new jewellery techniques at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Our expert tutors aim to inspire and motivate you to new jewellery making heights! There’s always something new to learn at Flux.