Jewellery

Jewellery at City Lit offers a diverse range of courses with high quality teaching delivered by specialist tutors in dedicated, well-equipped studios.

• 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. 

View highlights from the Jewellery end-of-year exhibition, showcasing work from students on the part-time year-long programmes:
CityLit Jewellery Exhibition - Summer 2017

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  1. Coloured resin jewellery: a masterclass with Kathie Murphy

    Coloured resin jewellery: a masterclass with Kathie Murphy

    Course Date: Thu 26 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want 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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  2. Jewellery: stone setting III

    Jewellery: stone setting III

    Course Date: Thu 26 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Already explored some of the skills of mount-making and stone-setting but want to take your expertise to another level? Experience the more complicated techniques of mounting a variety of stone shapes, as well as practising your grasp of claw and collet settings. Integrate new stone-setting techniques with your existing knowledge to give the ultimate professional finish to your jewellery.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  3. Jewellery making: inspired by the Soane’s Museum

    Jewellery making: inspired by the Soane’s Museum

    Course Date: Fri 11 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An innovative project based course where students work closely with a London museum’s permanent collection. Through a series of research and design exercises students will design, develop and make a jewellery object sympathetic in ethos, material or technique to the originating collection.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  4. Jewellery making: sculptural techniques

    Jewellery making: sculptural techniques

    Course Date: Fri 11 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to bring a contemporary three-dimensional look to your jewellery? Discover the sculptural approach to metal jewellery-making, including prototyping and modelling with paper, wire and clay, before realising your 3D designs using wax carving, wire work or sheet metalwork. Whether you dream of designing large catwalk pieces, or focus on small sculpted jewels, see how three-dimensional sculpting can transform your jewellery pieces.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  5. A buyer's guide to pearls: natural, cultured and imitation

    Course Date: Sat 12 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join 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: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  6. Make a leather bracelet

    Make a leather bracelet

    Course Date: Sat 12 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get to grips with leather work: learn how to join and decorate leather, creating your own simple bracelet or cuff. Whether you're a complete jewellery novice, or wanting to experiment with a new material, this fascinating one-day course is the ideal introduction to working with this beautiful pliant material.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £30.00

  7. Jewellery making: all levels

    Course Date: Sat 19 May 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever wanted to turn your hand to making your own jewellery? Or done it before and would like to hone your skills with a professional tutor? From beginners to experienced jewellers, come and practise making metal jewellery to your own designs, whether you're picking up the basics of cutting, forming and texturing, or taking your designs to the next level with complex approaches such as chain-making.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £263.00
    Concession: £201.00

  8. Introduction to beaded jewellery

    Course Date: Sat 9 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Taking inspiration from fashion and accessories on the catwalk, this course will give you a thorough grounding in both traditional and contemporary beaded jewellery techniques, to produce your own beaded piece. Explore traditional and contemporary beaded jewellery techniques grips with important beading tools and skills, and learn about key aspects of designing for the catwalk - looking at current trends, creating mood boards to develop ideas, designing your own collections and creating a striking final piece.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  9. Colour, print and dye on metal for jewellers

    Colour, print and dye on metal for jewellers

    Course Date: Tue 12 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover 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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  10. Introduction to leather jewellery

    Introduction to leather jewellery

    Course Date: Mon 18 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Looking for a fun place to start your jewellery making? Or already a jewellery maker but feeling inspired to try a new material? Join this introductory class to learn all about leather and explore a range of techniques and processes to make attractive leather jewellery including bangles, cuffs and earrings.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  11. City Lit beginners' jewellery

    Course Date: Mon 17 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
    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 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: £1,229.00
    Senior fee: £983.00
    Concession: £750.00

  12. City Lit fine jewellery

    Course Date: Tue 25 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Finesse 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. Applications for this course will be reviewed in the first week of July and September and interviews will take place on Tuesday 17th July, and Tuesday September 11th 2018.
    Full fee: £949.00
    Senior fee: £949.00
    Concession: £579.00

  13. City Lit contemporary jewellery

    Course Date: Thu 27 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Delve 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.
    Full fee: £1,279.00
    Senior fee: £1,023.00
    Concession: £780.00

  14. City Lit contemporary jewellery workshop

    Course Date: Thu 19 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Take 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: £329.00
    Senior fee: £263.00
    Concession: £201.00

  15. Repair your jewellery

    Course Date: Sat 12 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Got a favourite necklace that needs repairing, or a precious ring with loose stones? Why not learn to repair them yourself rather than handing them over to someone else? Pick up some of the skills needed for jewellery repair and maintenance on this popular course, mending damaged items and learning how to best clean and store jewellery to extend the life of your favourite pieces.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

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