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:
Course Date: Sat 9 Jun 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWant to create stunning beaded jewellery fit for the catwalk? Explore traditional and contemporary beaded jewellery techniques with a practical focus on designing for the fashion industry. Get to 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: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Mon 11 Jun 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLooking 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: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £121.00
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: Mon 17 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
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: £1,229.00Senior fee: £983.00Concession: £750.00
Course Date: Tue 25 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
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.Full fee: £949.00Senior fee: £949.00Concession: £579.00
Course Date: Thu 27 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
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.Full fee: £1,279.00Senior fee: £1,023.00Concession: £780.00
Course Date: Wed 11 Apr 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFancy 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.Full fee: £449.00Senior fee: £359.00Concession: £274.00
Course Date: Thu 12 Apr 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetEver fancied experimenting with metal clay and exploring how to set stones in your jewellery? Whether you're a complete novice or an experienced jeweller, this fascinating course will guide you through setting stones using handmade settings. You'll develop your own ideas and designs, and practise a range of techniques to create your own striking metal clay work.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £89.00
Course Date: Thu 19 Apr 2018 (and 1 other date)
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