On our Hollow Form Ring and Pendant Course you will learn how to create stylish chunky jewellery that is lightweight and comfortable to wear. The hollow form process is perfect for creating statement pieces and also allows you to apply various surface decoration such as an etched or rolled pattern to personalise your design. The course will focus on two distinct projects;
Using sheet silver you’ll make a voluminous lightweight silver pendant personalised with surface decoration of your choosing.
You’ll be shown how to turn two sheets of silver into a chunky D section ring. You’ll also have the option of adding a gemstone to personalise your design.
You will be guided through the fabrication process. This will include how to form, how to texture and various finishing techniques. It’s also a great class for honing your soldering skills and measuring accuracy skills.
This Improver course develops your silver jewellery making skills further after completing one of our beginner terms. This course is also a good option if you have attended courses elsewhere and have a good foundation in silver jewellery making. You will need to know how to anneal and solder confidently. Contact us if you have any questions regarding your skill level.
We update the schedule every 3 months, usually around half term once we have an idea of how many current students wish to continue into the following term. This helps us plan which courses we can run. If you don’t see any dates listed below it’s because there’s nothing in the schedule yet. The best way to find out when courses are updated is to subscribe to our newsletter.
Course fees include solder and saw blades. Metals, findings and a variety of stones are available for purchase at the school.
As a student you are responsible for your own safety in the workshop. The most important things to remember are;
A more comprehensive guide to workshop safety can be found in our Workshop Guidelines pdf.
Gemstone Silver Bracelet Course
Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making
Beginner Silver Jewellery Course