This course teaches basic traditional jewellery-making techniques such as soldering, texturing, sawing and piercing, drilling, finishing and colouring.
Location: Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place
Start Time: 18:00
End Time: 21:00
Start Date: 17/01/17
End Date: 28/03/17
Tour of the Jewellery workshop, course overview, information regarding tools and materials that will be used. Introduction to mark making using hammers
Make a cuff – learn how to texture and colour metal
Learn how to use a gas torch and soldering techniques – make a wire ring
Wire ring continued
Various techniques of disk making – sawing, cutting and punching
Make a metal bead
Bangle making project
Learn how to size and form a band ring
Continuation of week 8
Completion of all projects
Materials and Equipment
Demonstration or materials for experimentation will be provided free of charge but you will be required to purchase your own materials in order to complete your personal creative projects. Please wear old clothes/an overall and strong, flat, closed-toe Footwear.
Please note that all courses are subject to student numbers and will only run if sufficient numbers are achieved. Plymouth College of Art reserves the right to cancel a course if insufficient student numbers are recruited.