Advanced jewellery making – Recycling silver/personal project development: 10 Week Course (Morning, Tue).
– Learn the processes involved in recycling silver on this 10 week jewellery making course. Melt your old scraps and process the new metal into sheet or wire. Learn how to make a mould using delft sand to cast your recycled metal into a new piece of jewellery.
Reduce waste, recover scrap metal and make savings to your pocket and for the planet.
- Project 1 – Recycling silver: How to identify precious metals, how to prepare, smelt and cast scrap into ingots or bars; how to process into sheet and wire.
- Project 2 – Design a piece of jewellery to be cast using delft sand. Prepare a mould and cast scrap metal into your new design.
In addition to the processes taught on this course each student will work to their own brief to improve their jewellery design skills and further develop jewellery making techniques.
Max Students 12. Course tutor: Vicky Forrester
Course Dates: Tuesday 12 January to Tuesday 22 March 2016
Class Times: Tue mornings, 10am-1pm for 10 weeks
(Half Term Break – no class Feb 16)
Full fee £220
Materials Kit : £15
Course code: A23
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