Sat, 17 Jul - Mon, 19 Jul| £280

Summer School: Beginners to Metal Jewellery

This course is aimed at the beginner. We will encourage you to design and make jewellery in silver using traditional techniques. It will be a practical based course with demonstrations on a variety of skills and techniques. You will work on your own designs and at a pace appropriate.

 

 

 

Time & Location

17 Jul, 10:00 – 19 Jul, 16:00

SilverHub , 40 Ferry Rd, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 4AE, UK

About the Class

Tutor: Lisa Arnott BA Hons, PGC, MFA Metalwork and Jewellery

 

This course is aimed at the beginner. We will encourage you to design and make jewellery in silver using traditional techniques. It will be a practical based course with demonstrations on a variety of skills and techniques. You will work on your own designs and at a pace appropriate to your skill level and experience.

 

Within this course you will learn how to:

 

  • Develop your own style as a jeweller.

  • Soldering, using a saw, piercing metal and annealing

  • Creating a unique surface through texturing and hammering

  • Using a roll mill

  • Simple chain making

  • Doming and Piercing

  • Polishing and finishing

  • Making jump rings

  • Creating earrings hooks

  • Simple brooch backs

  • Colouring metal through patination

 

Day1: You will make a variety of samples from copper metal which will reflect the skills you learn. We will cover developing your own style as a jeweller, health and safety, sawing, piercing, doming, annealing, creating textured surfaces, solder, jump rings, simple chain making and simple brooch backs.

 

Day 2: Your jewellery project.

 

Day 3: Conclusion of your project polishing and finishing your piece.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us before you make a booking.

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40 Ferry Road

Edinburgh,

EH6 4AE

Tel: 07366 778011

E-mail: silverhubstudios@gmail.com

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