• Technical skills, traditional metalwork, experimental materials and techniques for the complete beginner, intermediate and professional jeweller.
• Self-directed study workshops, design development and realisation, professional practice.
• Supportive, challenging and creative teaching environment to exchange ideas, experiences and knowledge between experts and peers. Tutors offer group and 1:1 teaching.
• Courses throughout the year; day, evening and weekend, including year-long taught programmes, 12 week workshops, and short intensives.
Course Date: Sat 12 May 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetJoin this fascinating one-day course for a valuable insight into pearls, their cultivation and trade, and use in jewellery. Learn how to recognise the many types on the market, judge the good from the bad, spot the imitations and buy your pearl jewellery with confidence.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £89.00Concession: £89.00
Course Date: Sun 14 Jan 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetEver wished you knew more about the jewellery you were buying, or could value the heirlooms in your drawer? Join this fascinating two-day course to learn how to appraise gem-set jewellery and stones. Explore precious metals, hallmarking, common gemstones found in jewellery and how to identify antique pieces, and bring your own jewellery for assessment by the tutor.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £129.00Concession: £129.00
Course Date: Fri 22 Sep 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFancy trying your hand at beaded jewellery making? Do you want to create beautiful beaded necklaces, bracelets, earrings and tiaras? Join our introductory course for all levels to discover where to find the best beads, how to knot, manipulate and twist wire, use textile techniques and mixed media, and how to finish your work using clasps.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £149.00Concession: £91.00
Course Date: Sun 1 Oct 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn all the basics of metal jewellery work by making a range of sample pieces in copper and a (cabochon) stone set jewellery piece of your own design. You will be shown how to buy silver so you can take home at least one wearable finished piece.Full fee: £239.00Senior fee: £191.00Concession: £146.00
Course Date: Sun 21 Jan 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThose who are new to the subject will learn all the basics of metal jewellery making such as cutting, filing, forming and soldering metal. Those continuing from Beginners 1, will learn new techniques, and improve on their existing skills.
You will be shown how to buy silver and gemstones so that you can take home a wearable piece of jewellery.Full fee: £239.00Senior fee: £191.00Concession: £146.00
Course Date: Sun 22 Apr 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThose who are new to the subject will learn all the basics of metal jewellery making such as cutting, filing, forming and soldering metal. Those continuing from Beginners 1 & 2 will learn new techniques and improve on their existing skills, applying them to developing your own jewellery designs..Full fee: £239.00Senior fee: £191.00Concession: £146.00
Course Date: Mon 25 Sep 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetEver wanted to try making your own jewellery but not sure where to start? Delve into this intricate and rewarding craft with our year-long structured beginner's course. Pick up the basics in everything from research and design to technical skills including soldering, annealing, etching and stone-setting. Develop a diverse portfolio, make beautiful pieces including a stone-set ring and a pendant, and learn to present and discuss your work.Full fee: £1,179.00Senior fee: £943.00Concession: £719.00
Course Date: Thu 5 Oct 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDelve into the world of contemporary jewellery and develop your skills in drawing, design, critical thinking and technical skills. This rigorous, multi-disciplinary year-long course is suitable for intermediate to advanced jewellers who want to build on their current experience. Get to grips with a series of short and longer practical projects, learn from expert visiting tutors, explore varied materials and technologies, and hone your research and critical thinking skills, culminating in an end-of-year public exhibition. Term 1: 05/10/17 - 14/12/17 (11 weeks)
Term 2: 18/01/2018 - 22/03/2018 (10 weeks)
Term 3: 19/04/2018 - 28/06/2018 (11 weeks)
Applications for this course will be reviewed on the 18th July 2017 and interviews will take place on the 25th July 2017. We will continue to accept applications after this date.Full fee: £1,199.00Senior fee: £959.00Concession: £731.00
Course Date: Thu 5 Oct 2017 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetTake advantage of a well-equipped jewellery studio to refine your skills through practice; working on your own projects in a creative and supportive workshop environment. This is a self-directed study workshop: support and advice is available from the tutor but you will not be taught.Full fee: £329.00Senior fee: £263.00Concession: £201.00
Course Date: Tue 3 Oct 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFinesse your jewellery design and making on this year-long evening course. From idea to product, develop your design and technical skills from soldering to settings, discover your design identity, and approach professional practice and presentation with the guidance of expert tutors. Term 1: 03/10/17 - 12/12/17 (11 weeks)
Term 2: 16/01/18 - 20/03/18 (10 weeks)
Term 3: 17/04/18 - 26/06/18 (11 weeks)
Applications for this course will be reviewed on 29th June 2017 and interviews will take place on the 18th and 27th of July 2017. We will continue to accept applications after this date and will release a second interview date and will release the details at a later date.Full fee: £899.00Senior fee: £899.00Concession: £548.00
Course Date: Mon 25 Sep 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetGot some experience in jewellery making? Do you want to hone your practical skills in design, tools and equipment, working with metals and other materials? This hands-on workshop runs alongside 'City Lit beginners' jewellery', allowing you to practise the skills and techniques learnt in that class.Full fee: £959.00Senior fee: £767.00Concession: £585.00
Course Date: Tue 12 Jun 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDiscover simple, effective techniques to bring metal jewellery alive through colour, texture and patterns. Practise dying, printing and using resists on anodised aluminium, with striking results you can replicate at home.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £119.00Concession: £91.00
Course Date: Thu 26 Apr 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWant to introduce more colour and light into your jewellery? Discover the simple but effective tricks of working in coloured resin: whether you're an accomplished jeweller or a complete beginner, join an expert jeweller to learn how to make resin moulds and get to grips with a range of creative techniques in this beautiful medium.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Sun 20 Aug 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCostume jewellery tends to be viewed as the poor cousin of fine jewellery but the reality is far from that. This is a one day course that looks at the history of costume jewellery from 1600 and how the advances in materials and technology made it so popular. Tutor: Judith Crowe.Full fee: £69.00Senior fee: £69.00Concession: £69.00
Course Date: Fri 2 Feb 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLooking for new inspiration for your jewellery design? Ever felt moved by an object in a museum or the story behind it? Join us for an inspiring project working closely with one of London's Museums, explore their collections and useing their objects and stories to inspire your own work.Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £239.00Concession: £182.00