Gemstone Silver Bracelet Course

gemstone silver bracelet
Nerissa Parker Jewellery Designer
Nerissa Parker
Tutor
  • Overview
  • Schedule
  • Materials
  • Ability Level
  • Safety

Course Overview

Learn how to design and make a silver bracelet or necklace using cabochon or rose cut stones. This course takes students through the entire process of designing and making jewellery, as a result, students will gain a thorough understanding of the jewellery making process.

This bracelet comprises of repeated elements which involve a range of different processes to achieve the final piece. It is through this repetition that you will practice and perfect your making skills which will be transferable to other projects.

With direction from the project brief you will firstly draw out your design, on completion you will source your own materials to suit your taste, design and budget. Once we have moved into the workshop we will begin the step by step process of fabrication with full direction from the tutor.

As the whole class is focused on one project it is a great shared learning opportunity. On completion students will have strengthened confidence in their ability to design, work to a budget, solder and set cabochon stones with a higher proficiency in their technical ability.

Course Schedule

Daytime course

Our daytime courses run for 8 weeks with 2½ hour weekly classes with a mid way half term break.

Evening course

Our evening courses run for 10 weeks with 2 hour weekly classes with a mid way half term break. This class is beginner students only.

Course Materials

Course fees include solder and saw blades. Metals, findings and a variety of stones are available for purchase at the school.

Course Ability Level

This Improver course allows students to develop skills garnered on the Beginner Jewellery Course. This class is a great option if you have attended courses else where. You will need to know how to anneal and solder proficiently. Contact us if you require a skill level assessment.

Workshop Safety

As a student you are responsible for your own safety in the workshop. Please listen to direction to ensure you know how to use all the equipment correctly. To ensure your safety do not operate equipment you do not know how to use. Please ensure you have covered footwear and no high heels. You will need to tie back long hair when using motorised equipment. Please respect others and don’t interrupt students who are soldering, using the drill or any other equipment that could create a safety concern if the operator is distracted.

Special arrangements for Covid-19

We have introduced a few new guidelines to make sure the workshop is clean and safe for everyone to use.

It is extremely important we all follow the guidelines set out here to minimise the risk to all of us and ensure the school can remain open.

Please do not attend the workshop if

  • You test positive for Covid-19.
  • You feel at all unwell.
  • You have been abroad (to any country) 7 days prior to your class.
  • You have returned from a country on the government quarantine list. Please wait until your quarantine period has passed.

Please ensure the following

  • If you test positive for Covid-19 after attending a class please notify the school as soon as possible.
  • Hand washing or sanitising on arrival and throughout your class when necessary.
  • Please wear a face mask in line with current government guidance.
  • Keep all sanitiser sprays and pumps out of the way of naked flames.
  • Clean all shared equipment immediately after use.
  • At the end of your session clean all individual equipment, clean out your skin, (leather under bench ), of metal, blades and plastic and wipe down your chair.
  • Remember to take all your belongings with you when you leave.
  • Leave all unnecessary personal items at home.

You will need to bring

  • Your own mask.
  • Your own apron.
  • Your own eye protection for drilling and polishing.

And finally, no kitchen sorry! This means no refreshments or crockery can be offered at the moment, please feel free to bring your own mug, flask of tea, coffee, water etc.

We have amended our cancellation, refunds & transfer policy to take some of the uncertainty out of booking our courses whilst Covid-19 remains a health & safety concern. View our amended Terms & Conditions page for further details.

  • About soldering 
  • How to pierce
  • Design skills
  • Measuring techniques
  • Work to a budget
  • About sourcing stock
  • Polishing and finishing techniques
  • How to set stones

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