Jewellery Making with Silver and Gold

excl materials
Nerissa Parker Jewellery Designer
Nerissa Parker, Class tutor

Course Overview

Are you looking to take your jewellery making skills to the next level? If so, our intermediate-level Jewellery Making with Silver and Gold course at Kingham Jewellery School is perfect for you.

On this course, you will learn the differences between the two metals and look closely at how different carats of gold each have their own characteristics when working with them. This will inform the student on which metal is most suitable to work with for a project.

Throughout the course, you will have access to our fully equipped studio, which is stocked with all the tools and materials you need to create jewellery. You’ll also have the opportunity to work alongside other students, sharing ideas and inspiration and learning from one another.

This intermediate-level course is suitable for students who have already mastered the basics of jewellery making and are looking to take their skills to the next level. If you’re unsure whether this course is right for you, please feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

At Kingham Jewellery School, we understand that each student has their own unique style and creative vision. That’s why we offer a personalised approach to learning, tailored to your individual needs and preferences. Whether you want to create delicate, minimalist pieces or bold, statement jewellery, our course will give you the skills and knowledge to bring your ideas to life.

Student Ability Level

This class is an Improver level class which is for intermediate level makers only. The class is not suitable for beginners, if you have never made jewellery before please consider our Beginner Silver Jewellery Course.

Student Age Requirements

All students attending classes or workshops at Kingham Jewellery School must be 18 or over, unless otherwise stated in the course information.

The minimum age for students attending group bookings is school year 11, 15-16 years of age provided they are accompanied by fee paying adults. We do not offer group bookings solely for under 18’s.

Course Start Dates

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.

Fri 5 May 2023
10.00am – 12.30pm
8 weekly classes
The start date for this course has already passed

Course Materials

Course fees include solder and saw blades. Metals, findings and a variety of stones are available for purchase at the school or feel free to bring your own to work with.

If a student would like to work in gold they must purchase their own gold and gold solder. We do not carry gold at the workshop, however, we can order gold in advance of a term. Please contact us if you do intend to order gold from us.

Workshop Safety

As a student you are responsible for your own safety in the workshop. The most important things to remember are;

  • Please listen to directions from your tutor to ensure you know how to use all the equipment safely and correctly.
  • Do not operate equipment you do not know how to use.
  • Covered footwear is required and absolutely no high heels.
  • 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.
  • Remember to take all your belongings with you when you leave.
  • Please leave all unnecessary personal items at home.

You will need to bring

  • Your own apron, to protect your clothes.
  • Packed lunches are recommended if your class runs for a full day.

Please do not attend the workshop if

  • You feel unwell.

A more comprehensive guide to workshop safety can be found in our Workshop Guidelines pdf.

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