8 Week Beginners Jewellery Course - Tuesdays

This beginner jewellery course is a brilliant introduction to the craft of silversmithing as you learn to make your own jewellery over 8 weeks of skills-based learning.

The course is centred around directed learning with different tasks being set in each 2-hour session. You will get hands-on help from a professional jeweller, learn how to use jewellery-making tools and learn about the different components and foundational practices in working with precious metals.

By the end of the course, you will have learnt a wide range of silversmithing skills allowing you to continue making your own jewellery from scratch.

This course makes a wonderful gift for anyone with an interest in everything that sparkles!

Course dates:

  • Feb 13th: Sawing / Drilling / Saw piercing / Filing
  • Feb 20th: Soldering
  • Feb 27th: Texturing and forming (hammers, doming block, rolling mill)
  • March 5th: Learning about findings 1 - jump rings & bales.
  • March 12th: Learning about findings 2 - ear wire and posts
  • March 19th: Calculating ring size, designing ring out of sheet or wire
  • March 20th: Making a ring
  • March 26th: Make what you like using skills learnt

Please note: prices include all disposables but do not include silver costs for the course which depends on weight. If you would like to take items away please bring a payment method with you.

The full course is £250 for 8 weeks running from Feb 13th - Mar 26th. If you would like to book the full course, please select Feb 13th as your date and purchase an 8-week course ticket. This will secure your place in all 8 sessions.

Age restrictions: 18+

Adult (8 week course) £250

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How to get there

Facilities

  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • WiFi

On the day

  • The nearest car park is Little Paradise, Asda also allow parking for 2.5 hours.
  • Bus routed 24 and M1 stop on East Street.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 14 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 14 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

You'll be hosted by

Maxine Walker (She/Her)

Maxine is an experienced jeweller, with over 10 years experience within design, making and teaching. Graduating with a BA in Silversmithing in 2009 at Plymouth University of Arts, Maxine then went on to work as Technician for the Jewellery & Metals Studios where she studied, supporting students in their learning for their degrees. In the last 4 years Maxine worked alongside other talented jewellers at Diana Porter where she deepened her knowledge about jewellery design. Her experience in making alongside her patient and supportive teaching style will help you feel creative and confident when beginning to learn how to make jewellery.

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Available dates

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