Introduction to Jewellery Making

Course Overview

In this course, you will learn how to create beautiful homemade jewellery using a variety of materials and also recycle some of your existing beaded jewellery items. You will examine current jewellery styles and influence and create unique pieces using proven techniques. As well as using different materials to create necklaces, bracelets and earrings, you will learn about the tools of the trade and the tricks to make professional looking jewellery that anyone will be proud to wear.

At the end of the class, you will be able to:-

Plan and design, identify and create, interesting pieces of homemade jewellery using a variety of techniques including, necklaces, bracelets and earrings. You will be able to identify current trends and how recycled jewellery can be incorporated into contemporary pieces of jewellery using specific tools.

What happens in the class?

There will be lots of different activities during the classes including plenty of opportunity to practice your skills. You will learn how to plan, source and assemble jewellery items and there will be opportunities to discuss ideas and review your creations. You will also examine a range of different materials and how these can be used according to the task that you have planned.

Course Requirements

No formal entry requirements as this course assumes learners are absolute beginners.

Course Progression

You can progress to our Improvers Jewellery making course.

Course Assessment

No formal assessment

Course Finance

Please contact the College for further information.

Course Additional Information

Part-time

Why choose this course?

This course will help you uncover your creative talent and make eye-catching jewellery items you'll be proud to wear or make as gifts. It is predominently an activity based class with some outline theory to help you work safely and effectively.

Who is the course for?

Anyone who is interested in how to make simple jewellery items in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.