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. Try it out: knotting and stringing for beads and pearls

    Try it out: knotting and stringing for beads and pearls

    Course Date: Thu 13 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    By exploring a range of beaded jewellery techniques you will learn how to string precious beads and how to knot between beads and pearls. You will also learn how to attach simple clasps and findings to bracelets, necklaces and earrings.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  2. Try it out: jewellery making weekend

    Try it out: jewellery making weekend

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 12 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Make a pendant and silver ring in a weekend. During this action packed course, you will gain the fundamental skills needed to make simple jewellery in metal.

    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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  3. Try it out: jewellery making

    Try it out: jewellery making

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 14 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal for beginners who want to give jewellery making a go. Come and join this short taster course introducing you to basic jewellery processes and techniques to enable you to make a simple piece 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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  4. Jewellery: design lab

    Jewellery: design lab

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fancy working on your own jewellery projects in a professional workshop with an expert tutor? Join our interactive jewellery design lab to perfect your skills, try different techniques, and discover new design approaches. Develop your own projects with expert guidance, and step outside your comfort zone to produce top-quality 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: £339.00
    Senior fee: £339.00
    Concession: £207.00

  5. Introduction to beaded jewellery

    Introduction to beaded jewellery

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 18 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn how to work with beads, wire, thread and findings. Make your own necklace and bracelets designs. Explore contemporary jewellery making. The course is suitable for beginners and those who have experience and would like to further explore beaded jewellery making.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  6. Jewellery making: all levels

    Jewellery making: all levels

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 19 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: £339.00
    Senior fee: £271.00
    Concession: £207.00

  7. Jewellery: raising repousee and fold-forming

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 20 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the traditional technique of repousse (pushed metal) and fold forming. You will learn the basics of this traditional hammering method and explore the use of single and multiple folds in sheet metal to help you create your own 3-dimensional forms. Emphasis will be on experimentation of the demonstrated techniques with copper, as the organic processes create a wide variety of unique results.

    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

  8. Repair your jewellery tools

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fed up with your jewellery making tools getting lost or damaged? Want to know how to sharpen them, and keep them in tip top condition? This short workshop will introduce you to proper care of your equipment, and where to source new additions.

    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: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. City Lit beginners' jewellery

    City Lit beginners' jewellery

    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 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.

    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: £1,599.00
    Senior fee: £1,279.00
    Concession: £975.00

  13. City Lit contemporary jewellery

    City Lit contemporary jewellery

    Course Date: Thu 15 Oct 2020
    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. Get to grips with a series of practical projects which will culminate in an end of year public exhibition.

    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: £1,269.00
    Senior fee: £1,015.00
    Concession: £774.00

  14. Jewellery: understanding rubies, sapphires and emeralds

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 17 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join this fascinating one day course for a valuable insight into the trade of rubies, sapphires and emeralds, different types of these precious stones 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

  15. 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

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