Jewellery Making Autumn 2023 with Jude Karnone
Deposit (GBP) - £100.00 per person
Full Price - £310.00 per person
We will accept a deposit to hold the spot the full fee must be paid at the start of the class.
If you are new to jewellery making, coming back after a break or a confident jeweller, this course is suitable for you. Over the six weeks you will be guided by Jude in making silver jewellery by using traditional silversmithing techniques such as sawing, filing, soldering, forming and polishing. You can choose to make rings, necklaces, bangles, cufflinks and earrings. You will be introduced to the design element of jewellery making as well as top tips and advice on the best place to source your materials.
As this course if for all abilities and experience levels, you will work on your individual design projects and Jude will be on hand to demo each stage of making the pieces you choose. As well as your own projects, there is an opportunity to work on a group project which will look at particular techniques in more detail such as sandcasting, cuttlefish casting, gem setting, keum boo and etching.
The course fee includes the use of all tools and consumable materials. Additional costs will be for the metal for your designs and gemstones.
Please bring a sketchbook, an apron to protect your clothes and if needed, a hair tie and glasses for close-up work. As each session is 10-4pm, please bring your lunch. Tea and coffee are available at the Centre.
Classes will run from Monday the 30th of October to the 27th of November. All classes will start at 10 am and run unti 4:00 pm with one hour for lunch. Note all prices include tools, incidental costs (consumables such as sawblades, polishing compounds, solder, gas, borax, pickle etc.) however the price of the metals is not included)