June 10 (Thursday) 7:00 pm - July 29 (Thursday) 9:00 pm
Coleridge Community College
Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ
length of course
Are you interested in silver jewellery? Then this is the course for you! Throughout the course, you will develop skills in design, soldering, piercing with a jewellery saw, filing and
Are you interested in silver jewellery? Then this is the course for you! Throughout the course, you will develop skills in design, soldering, piercing with a jewellery saw, filing and polishing.
Your first project will be to design and make a silver ring.
Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?
Manual dexterity is needed. Complete beginners welcome.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
• Handle and recognise silversmithing tools safely.
• Practice metal forming, wire bending, soldering, and rub-over stone setting techniques.
• Develop skills in forming, annealing and pickling metal to shape a flat band ring.
• Prepare silver prior to soldering or polishing.
• Apply techniques learned to make items of silver jewellery.
Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment
The tutor will advise regarding purchasing silver for the course.
For the first session, you will need to bring:
Please bring a pen. Tools will be provided but feel free to bring your own.
Please note: There are no materials fee included in the cost of the course – The tutor will advise you where to order from – costs will be about £25 per term depending on what you make.
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
Continue your skills in one of our Silver Jewellery courses. The tutor will advise you which course is most suitable
The Adult Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.
Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturday and Sunday’s , you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more.
TO BOOK YOUR PLACE
£104 (£63 concession) This class fills up fast but operates a waiting list – please call the office on 01223 712340 to book or for further information
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