SIX WEEK JEWELLERY COURSES

Held at the Nottingham Jewellery School, at the Hartley Business Centre in Carrington, Nottingham this is a six week class in all things jewellery. Suitable for beginners up to more experienced makers.

 

We'll cover all the basics of silver smithing and an introduction to jewellers tools and techniques to allow you to create your own pieces of jewellery and metal work.

 

Working in a fully equipped professional jewellery workshop you can try your hand at sawing, drilling, hammering, texturing, enamelling, torch soldering and fusing, finishing, polishing and more. 

 

Learn new skills in each session, covering a different silver working technique each week. Alys will be on hand to demonstrate techniques, guide and advise you. 

Small class sizes allow plenty of time and space for every student to progress at their own place in a friendly and supportive environment.

 

MORNING CLASS

Venue: The Nottingham Jewellery School, 28 D, Hartley Business Centre, Carrington.

Time: Wednesday. 10.30am - 1.00pm

 

Cost: £170 per person

EVENING CLASS

Venue: The Nottingham Jewellery School, 28 D, Hartley Business Centre, Carrington

 

Time: Wednesday. 6.30pm - 9pm

 

Cost: £170 per person

SIX WEEK ENAMELLING COURSEs

Held at the Nottingham Jewellery School, at the Hartley Business Centre in Carrington, Nottingham this is a six week class in enamelling, focussing on dry sifted kiln enamel

 

You will learn to shape and clean copper sheet and to apply layers of glass powder, then kiln fire the pieces to fuse the materials together. 

 

You'll explore a different technique each week including digital transfer application, graphite decoration, enamel paints, contemporary cloisonne and more.

 

We will look at basic jewellery making techniques to turn your enamelled work into wearable pieces, building skills week by week at your own pace.

MORNING CLASS

Venue: The Nottingham Jewellery School, 28 D, Hartley Business Centre, Carrington.

Time: Thursday. 10.00am - 12.30pm

 

Cost: £190 per person

EVENING CLASS

Venue: The Nottingham Jewellery School, 28 D, Hartley Business Centre, Carrington.

Time: Thursday.  6.30pm - 9.00pm

 

Cost: £190 per person

SIX WEEK JEWELLERY DESIGN COURSEs

Held at the Nottingham Jewellery School, at the Hartley Business Centre in Carrington, Nottingham this is a six week class in jewellery design and how to capture your own source of inspiration and translate it into finished and wearable objects.

 

Complement your technical skills by building your skill and knowledge of jewellery inspiration, creativity and design. Learn some of the different design processes professional  jewellers use to create their work and apply them to your own work.

 

The course will support you in designing and developing ideas, and original designs and will compliment your existing (and future) making skills.  

Week One: Ignite Inspiration, Gather, Start A Sketchbook

Week Two: Record, Annotate, Make A Mark, Materials

Week Three: Identify & Select, Respond, Combine & Refine, Design Briefs

Week Four: Design & Develop, Form & Function, Findings, Scale, Materials

Week Five: Models & Mock-ups, Describe & Develop, Rendering

Week Six: Process & Practice, Trials & Tests, Technical Notes

MORNING CLASS

Venue: The Nottingham Jewellery School, 28 D, Hartley Business Centre, Carrington.

Time: Monday. 10.00am - 12.30pm

 

Cost: £175 per person

EVENING CLASS

Venue: The Nottingham Jewellery School, 28 D, Hartley Business Centre, Carrington.

Time: Monday. 6.30Pm -  9.00pm

 

Cost: £175 per person