Welcome to our jewellery studio
We have an excellent range of specialist tools and equipment in our jewellery studio. Here are some of the facilities you can expect to find when you join us. Access these facilities as a Flux member (Membership) or by joining one of our many jewellery courses
16 roomy jewellery workbenches
Spread out, get to work at your benchpeg.
Hot-work area; 3x Seivert (propane) torches – v large to v small flame
Spacious area for soldering and for smelting / sand casting precious metals.
Smith’s Little Torch, for precise and localised soldering etc.
5x butane mini torches
Small torches for chain and other fine work requiring less powerful heat.
Pickling, etching and wet-work area
Pickle tanks for removing oxides from your metals, etching solutions for silver and for copper and brass, sink area for pummice and other wet work.
Deep cleaner for grubby jewellery 🙂
All basic jewellery hand tools
jeweller’s pegs /saws /files /measuring and marking tools /pliers /doming punches + blocks / vice / mandrels / drawplates / mallets / hammers / extensive selection of stakes etc etc.
Barrel, bench and magnetic polishers
Choose the most appropriate polishing method for your jewellery.
Stretch your rings to fit, the easy way!
Cut sheet metal to size.
Reduce thickness, impress interesting designs on your sheet metal.
2 Pillar drills
For drilling large or small holes, especially useful where numerous holes must be drilled.
5 Pendant drills
Grind, cut, abrade, polish with these versatile tools.
Drawbench and drawplates
Draw wire to size, any shape, any dimension.
Press flat sheet metal into your desired form using this muscle-saving piece of equipment. Make unlimited numbers of the same form with little effort.
Relaxation area, tea/coffee
Take a break, have a drink, snack out, catch up with classmates, read our latest library additions.
Stay connected. Research online etc.
Standard office facilities
Most things you can think of.. paper, card, art materials, string, clips, paper guillotine, laminator etc etc.
Computer (Mac) with adobe creative suite, scanner and printers
Complete artwork, scan or download and print images / documents etc.
Library – Extensive selection of reference books relating to jewellery techniques and art/design
If we dont have the answers there are always the odd 100 experts on our shelf to offer valuable insights into jewellery techniques and processes!
Light box for photography
Take reasonably good product shots with this lovely little lightbox.
Great natural light during the daylight hours.
When you can see what you are doing, generally you do it better, we find!
We’re always working to improve our jewellery studio facilities. Tell us what you think we should to add to our wish-list.
Flux Jewellery School
tel: 07931 228 352