Jewellery Courses in London

Whether you would like to explore jewellery making as a beginner, train to become a jeweller or develop your professional skills, we offer a wide range of jewellery courses to choose from.

All of our courses are taught by a team of qualified, specialist tutors in our fully equipped jewellery studio at our Keeley street site in central London. Our custom-built jewellery studio enables you to learn using quality, industry standard equipment within a creative environment. This includes access to machining, casting, enamelling, polishing, laser cutting and 3D printing technology in our state-of-the-art Digital and Design Lab.

Our one-to-one teaching approach and small class sizes will help you to quickly develop your technical skills and enable you to experiment with different materials and techniques. Industry and cultural visits are also included in some of our courses and we offer opportunities to exhibit your work both on and off site.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

We offer an array of courses throughout the year, from year-long courses to short intensive workshops at times of the week that suit you - whether it’s weekdays, evenings or weekends. Find a class to join on the timetable below.

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  1. Jewellery making: all levels

    Jewellery making: all levels

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 28 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever wanted to turn your hand to making your own jewellery? If you have done it before, would you like to hone your skills with a professional tutor? Whatever your level, come and practise making jewellery to your own designs, whether you are picking up the basics of cutting, forming and texturing, or taking your designs to the next level with more complex approaches like chain making.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  2. Introduction to jewellery making

    Introduction to jewellery making

    Course Date: Tue 29 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn and develop a range of essential jewellery making techniques and processes for creating metal jewellery. This course is designed for beginners who would like to gain fundamental skills like sawing, filing, sanding, drilling, texturing, forging and soldering. Explore these techniques in set projects and use them to design and make your own pieces.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  3. Jewellery: wax carving for beginners

    Jewellery: wax carving for beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 29 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Carve, model and experiment with wax to create your own unique jewellery designs. Learn about the lost wax casting process, outsourcing and finishing of your casts.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  4. Develop your jewellery design and making

    Develop your jewellery design and making

    Course Date: Thu 1 Oct 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fancy honing your jewellery making skills in a professional workshop with an expert tutor? If you're an intermediate to advanced jewellery maker and would like to improve your designs and push your technical skills to a higher standard, this hands on, expert led course is for you. Perfect your skills, try different techniques and discover new design approaches.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £479.00
    Senior fee: £383.00
    Concession: £292.00

  5. Jewellery: stone setting I

    Jewellery: stone setting I

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 1 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy making your own jewellery, but want to develop your mount-making and stone-setting techniques? Discover essential techniques in setting a gem stone, including round bezel and tube settings, with the guidance of an expert tutor.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £309.00
    Senior fee: £309.00
    Concession: £188.00

  6. Intermediate jewellery

    Intermediate jewellery

    Course Date: Fri 9 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you taken a beginners’ course and are looking to progress your jewellery making? Develop and refine your design and making skills through guided projects applying a range of precision skills to create metal jewellery. Intermediate Jewellery I focuses on surface, hollow forms and mechanisms. You will be encouraged to experiment with scale, with an emphasis on volumetric form.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £429.00
    Senior fee: £343.00
    Concession: £262.00

  7. Jewellery: 10 projects for beginners

    Jewellery: 10 projects for beginners

    Course Date: Mon 12 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever wanted to try making your own jewellery but not sure where to start? Delve into this intricate and rewarding craft with our 10 week long structured beginner's course. Pick up the basics skills including soldering, annealing, texturing metal and stone setting. Develop a diverse portfolio, make beautiful pieces and learn to present and discuss your work.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £429.00
    Senior fee: £343.00
    Concession: £262.00

  8. Introduction to etching for jewellers

    Introduction to etching for jewellers

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 18 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to etch images onto metal using resists and acid. This course will introduce you to the basic techniqes of etching and photo-etching and its application for jewellery.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  9. Introduction to diamonds

    Introduction to diamonds

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 31 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join this fascinating one day course for a valuable insight into the diamond trade, different types of diamonds on the market, and how to assess them. Learn about how the beautiful stones are mined, cut, graded and priced, as well as exploring common simulants. No previous experience necessary.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  10. Introduction to stone setting: flush and gypsy setting

    Introduction to stone setting: flush and gypsy setting

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 31 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gypsy setting, often called flush setting is a technique to set a small round and brilliant cut faceted stone on a metal surface. On this course you will be introduced to the principles and applications of this versatile technique, including making your own bespoke setting tools.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  11. City Lit fine jewellery

    City Lit fine jewellery

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 3 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your jewellery design and making on this year-long advanced evening course. From idea to product, finesse your technical skills, discover your design identity and approach professional practice and presentation, with the guidance of expert tutors.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £1,149.00
    Senior fee: £1,149.00
    Concession: £701.00

  12. Jewellery: electroforming workshop

    Jewellery: electroforming workshop

    Course Date: Tue 3 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the potential of electroforming, the process of transforming models from carved wax, Polymorph and organic found objects, such as twigs, leaves and seashells, into metal. Bring a selection of materials/small objects that you may want to electroform and learn how to prepare them, handle the electroforming tank and chemicals, and integrate attachments, to create lightweight and hollow pieces.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  13. Introduction to beaded jewellery

    Introduction to beaded jewellery

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 6 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Fancy trying your hand at beaded jewellery making? Learn how to work with beads, wire, thread and findings to create beautiful beaded necklaces, bracelets, earrings and tiara designs. Join our introductory course for all levels to discover where to find the best beads, how to knot with thread, manipulate and twist wire and learn how to finish your work using clasps.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  14. Introduction to precious metal clay

    Introduction to precious metal clay

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 6 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to discover one of the most versatile and effective materials in jewellery making? Come and get to grips with metal clay, which handles like clay but turns into pure copper when fired. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced jeweller, learn the basic techniques of working with this magic material as well as more innovative uses, to create original items of jewellery.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  15. 3D Print a ring using Rhino

    3D Print a ring using Rhino

    Course Date: Fri 6 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn the basic steps to 3D model a ring using Rhino software in our bespoke digital and design lab. Send your file to be 3D printed in resin and leave with a simple piece of jewellery to take away. All materials included.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

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