What are Design Courses?

Our design courses involve drawing and model making as part of the course work to help you develop your jewellery design and communication skills. Communication skills are key to working through and refining an idea which assists the fabrication process.

The booking schedule button will take you directly to our booking system, showing a list of all the courses available for the upcoming year on this page.

Design Courses

Image of a silver ring being soldered.
Image of ring prototypes made in copper with initial design sketches based on nature.

Introduction to Design: Developing Your Style

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Image of a Byzantine style silver ring with gemstones.

Improver Course: Byzantine Ring

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Image of faceted stones and a variety of settings including basket setting, rub over setting and tube setting.

Improver Course: Faceted Stone Settings

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Image of a silver bracelet with cabochon stones and sketch of the design.

Improver Course: Gemstone Silver Bracelet

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Frequently asked questions

How many students in a class?

Our workshop has capacity for 10 students. However, the number of students per class will depend on the course.

Will you run this course again?

We try to run popular courses once a term.

What are the workshop rules?

Download our workshop guidelines here

Is there an age restriction on courses?

All our course are for over 16’s unless otherwise stated in the course information.

Is the workshop wheelchair friendly?

Unfortunately our workshop is on the 1st floor only accessible via a staircase.

Do I need to bring my own tools?

We have a very well equipped workshop, you do not need to bring anything unless you have your own tools you prefer to use.

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