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Explore ways to create beautiful shell forms from sheet, using forming techniques. Design and make a series of bangles or bracelets. (Evenings, Tuesdays). Book Now – How can you make large bangles, bracelets and cuffs that are also lightweight and easy to wear? On this 10 week course you will experiment with metal manipulation techniques to create beautiful shell forms from sheet metal. To this end we present you with a series of short, directed projects that explore how to curve and stretch sheet metal into…Find out more »
3 Ways to Make a Silver Ring: 10 Week Course (Evening, Wed).
– On this fantastic introductory course to jewellery making we’ll show you 3 ways to make a silver ring. In the process you will explore how to texture cut, bend, shape, solder and manipulate metal using traditional jewellery tools and techniques.Find out more »
Stone Setting Techniques – Getting to grips with fancy shaped stones. Learn how to make perfect bezel settings for pear and square shaped stones. Design and make a pendant and a ring using your new-found skills. (Evening, Thu). Book Now – This intermediate jewellery course is perfect for those ready to explore more challenging stone setting techniques. With the focus on bezel settings, you will learn how to create perfect settings for pear and square shaped stones. You will then design and make a pendant…Find out more »
Learn how to make a range of effective clasps for jewellery. Design and make your own integrated clasp for a necklace. (Evenings, Tue) Book Now – Are you frustrated by the clasps that are commercially available to us for our jewellery designs? Nothing lets your work down more gracelessly than the ugly and fiddle-some lobster catch! So, for this term’s course we are going old school as we explore how to design and make our own clasps for necklaces. Whether you favour…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 »
Explore ways to add texture to your jewellery using etching techniques. Learn how to apply mordants and resists to create interesting surface decoration on a variety of metals. (Evening, Tuesdays). Book Now – Etching is an especially effective technique to add pattern, line and texture to your jewellery, and on this course we introduce you to a range of approaches that are particular to jewellery applications. Traditionally, etching is used by printmakers as a process for making repeatable prints on paper. However, when we…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 »
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.