What are Beginner Courses?

Beginner courses are a mixture of short courses and term time courses for newcomers to jewellery & silversmithing. These courses will suit you if you have never soldered or used a piercing saw before.

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.

Beginner Courses

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Image of a silver leaf pendant made using a rolling mill

Silver Jewellery Taster Class - Leaf Pendant


Image of a pair of sterling silver napkin rings students will make in this class.

Silversmith Taster Class - Napkin Rings


Image of a sterling silver ring with a fine silver bezel setting and amethyst cabochon stone

Stone Setting Taster Class


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Beginner Silver Jewellery Course


Mixed Ability

Are you a Beginner wanting to get started in Jewellery? An Improver taking their craft to the next level? Or a Proficient student in need of a refresher course? Our Mixed ability classes are suitable for all.

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Gemmology Taster Class


Image of a pair of silver hollow formed rings with a floral surface pattern.

Hollow Form Ring Class


Image of a sterling silver bracelet with granules and rose quartz beads students will make in this class.

Jewellery - Silver Grains & Beads Class


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Silversmith Daytime Class


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Wax Carving Workshop


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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