This course is intended for students who have already completed a beginner course in jewellery making with metals, or who have a basic knowledge of jewellery-making techniques such as soldering, annealing, sawing and piercing, and some surface finishing techniques.
Location: Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place
Start Time: 18:00
End Time: 21:00
Start Date: 16/01/17
End Date: 27/03/17
Back to basics - reiterate on the basics of Jewellery making techniques
Joining without solder
Bling up or not? - Finishing techniques
Techniques of stone setting
Stone setting continued
Recap on techniques learned
Students project time – With Tutor guidance
Completion of all projects
You will have completed beginner level jewellery Short Course or have basic knowledge of jewellery making techniques such as soldering, annealing, sawing and piercing, and some surface finishing techniques.
Materials and Equipment
Demonstration or materials for experimentation in base metals will be provided free of charge but you may be required to purchase your own materials in order to complete your personal creative projects or if working in silver. Equipment will be provided but some students may wish to bring their own tools. Bring a pen, pencil and folder to put course notes into, and bringing an old cotton tea towel/flannel would be useful to you. Please wear old clothes 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.