january, 2019

2019thu17jan(jan 17)7:00 pmthu28mar(mar 28)9:00 pmCourse startedSilver Jewellery: Advanced ClubColeridge Community CollegeDay:Thursday length of course: 10 weeks

Time

January 17 (Thursday) 7:00 pm - March 28 (Thursday) 9:00 pm

Location

Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

10 weeks

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£140 (£88)

Price £140.00 (£88.00)

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Brief Description

This very popular and interesting advanced silver jewellery-making club. It will give you the confidence to develop your silver jewellery and stone setting skills further, building on previous knowledge and skills. You will have time to work on your own projects as well as specific skills

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE NEEDED?

Previous knowledge is essential. This could be from other jewellery classes that included soldering techniques, stone setting, metal forming and patination, casting and patterning/surface texturing.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will be able to:
• Handle and recognise specialist silversmithing tools, and be able to use them safely.
• Use a variety of tools and techniques to create advanced silver jewellery projects.
• Use advanced skills with metal forming and a variety of stone setting techniques.
• Practice patination and balling.
• Understand about precious metals and the law, hallmarking, precious metal alloys.
• Prepare precious metals and stones using advanced techniques and complete own projects using skills learned.

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:

This course includes £10 of silver, you will have the option of purchasing more silver and gem stones from the tutor if required.

For the first session you will need to bring:

Please bring a pen. This course is run as a club and the expectation is you will bring your own tools, although some basic tools will be available.

PLEASE NOTE: for Health and Safety reasons you must not wear open-toe shoes/sandals, as it is a workshop environment.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Start own business or take further education classes or take focussed specialist courses.
The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.

Tutor

John RothwellI have been a self-employed silversmith jeweller for over 19 years.  Since leaving the School of Jewellery in 1996 I have had my own shop, have sent my jewellery all around the world, and even had my jewellery at the NEC Clothes Show. I have taught adults with Learn and Train at various community colleges for over 10 years. Courses have included Beginners, Intermediate and City & Guilds silver smithing and jewellery making courses.

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