2024thu18jan(jan 18)10:00 amthu28mar(mar 28)12:00 pmSilver Jewellery Beginners - Day Time£155 (£97 concession price) This beginners course will get you hooked on the possibilities of jewellery making projects.Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Thursday length of course: 10 weeks
January 18 (Thursday) 10:00 am - March 28 (Thursday) 12:00 pm
Coleridge Community College
Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ
length of course
Brief Description: Are you looking for a daytime activity and interested in silver jewellery? Then this is the course for you! Throughout the course, you will develop skills in design, soldering,
Are you looking for a daytime activity and 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 an advantage but complete beginners all welcome
By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:
· Recognise and handle 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
· Experiment with methods for adding texture and different finishing techniques
· Apply techniques learned to make items of silver jewellery.
Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:
The cost of the silver is NOT included in the course fee. The extra fee per term will depend on what you make and how much Silver you use. Approximate costs will be about £30 per term.
For the first session you will need to bring:
Please bring a pen, pencil and note book. Tools will be provided but feel free to bring your own. Please bring an apron. The tutor will provide a silver starter pack, the cost will be confirmed before the course starts.
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 Sundays, 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
£155 (£97 concession price) To book please call Adult Learn and train on 01223 712340 to make payment over the telephone
Gabriella del ValleGabriella has been making silver jewellery for 8 years and started by learning at an evening class here at Coleridge! She now has a jewellery business Elemental Jewellery Design and exhibits yearly through Cambridge Open Studios and also sells online and at many craft fairs. www.elementaljewellery.design After being asked many times to teach she finally said yes and is really enjoying it, as have her learners.