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Advanced Contemporary Jewellery Workshop

Key course information

Art and Design

14/09/2021

10 weeks

Part time

173.00

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Course Overview


Ideal for learners who have completed our intermediate Jewellery workshops and wish to progress, or those who have experience in jewellery design and have practical knowledge of the main jewellery making techniques. You will have an opportunity to create your own design projects with the support of the lecturer, alongside workshop demonstrations on techniques of interest.


What will I learn?


The aim for this course is to provide you with the tools, support and time to create your personal projects. You will learn how to effectively manage your time within the workshop and work safely with the machinery and tools.

Guidance will be given by the Lecturer alongside workshop demonstrations on various jewellery techniques and processes that will help you develop along your chosen design pathway to produce pieces with a high standard of craftsmanship.

Entry Requirements


Learners will be looking to spend more time in a workshop to develop their skills and hone in on an ability to create unique designs. You will have a prior understanding of the jewellery making process.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly by the course lecturer. There are no final qualifications associated with this course.

Additional Costs and Information


The lecturer will advise you where to buy specialist materials, such as precious metal, stones or wires, however these can be purchased through the lecturer at a separate charge on a cost basis if you would prefer, subject to availability.

You must wear protective footwear within the workshop and we suggest older clothing.
If possible please bring with you:
- Notebook/sketchbook
- Pen/pencil
- Ruler
- Fine tip permanent marker
- Drawing compass
- Pritt-stick
- Small box or container to keep your experiments

This course will take place on day per week at Trowbridge, the details are:
14.09.21-23.11.21 Tuesday 09:00-12:00
14.09.21-23.11.21 Tuesday 12:30-15:30
11.01.22-29.03.22 Tuesday 09:00-12:00
11.01.22-29.03.22 Tuesday 12:30-15:30
03.05.22-12.07.22 Tuesday 09:00-12:00
03.05.22-12.07.22 Tuesday 12:30-15:30

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

You may wish to take another 10 week block of workshop time and continue your understanding of contemporary jewellery or another creative course that may support your jewellery practice.

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