Jewellery design & making

Jewellery making courses in London

Taught by a team of expert jewellery tutors, we offer a diverse range of jewellery design and making courses. Take your pick from introductory courses for those who want to learn how to make a ring through to more specialist courses that focus on techniques such as engraving, electroforming, CAD/CAM, wax carving, casting, grain setting, technical drawing, resin, beading and much more.

Our purpose-built studio provides access to industry standard equipment with good natural light and all courses have basic materials provided. Please read the full course outline before you book as the tutor will list anything you need to bring along.

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  1. Try it out: jewellery making
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Wed 7 Dec 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Elizabeth Bone
    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.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
  2. Seasonal wreath making course
    Course start date:  Fri 9 Dec 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Elizabeth Bone
    Put a twist on the classic Christmas wreath. Spend a fun day creating your own unique seasonal wreath to hang on your door during the festive period. Experiment with your choice of waste, found and / or natural materials to transform them into a beautiful and striking decorative wreath.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £69.00
  3. Develop your jewellery design and making
    Course start date:  Wed 11 Jan 2023 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Elizabeth Bone
    Fancy honing your jewellery making skills in a professional workshop with an expert tutor? If you are 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 £599.00 Senior fee £479.00 Concession £389.00
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  4. Jewellery: design lab
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 11 Jan 2023 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Louise Seijen Ten Hoorn
    Fancy working on your own jewellery projects in a professional workshop with an expert tutor?







    Join our jewellery: design lab to develop 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 to your own jewellery designs.
    Full fee £449.00 Senior fee £359.00 Concession £292.00
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  5. Jewellery: stone setting II
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 12 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rae Duncan
    Already mastered the basics of mount-making and stone-setting but want to improve further? Develop your skills exploring the intricacies of claw and collet settings with the guidance of an experienced tutor.
    Full fee £389.00 Senior fee £311.00 Concession £253.00
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  6. Jewellery making: all levels
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 14 Jan 2023 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kevin Stevenson
    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 are 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 £389.00 Senior fee £311.00 Concession £253.00
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  7. Jewellery: soldering workshop
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 15 Jan 2023 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Elizabeth Bone
    Work through a series of guided exercises designed to improve your understanding and technique of soldering and build up your confidence to apply a range of soldering methods based on your design. For beginners with some basic experience and intermediate levels.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
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  8. Learn Rhino
    Course start date:  Tue 17 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Emilia Netto
    This online course is designed to introduce Rhino software as a tool for designing for 3D Printing, taking you through the basic commands, and how they can be used to develop your designs and produce accurate 3D prints.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
  9. Appraising jewellery and gemstones
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Judith Crowe, Derek Jhinnoo
    Wish 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 £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
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  10. Jewellery: 10 projects for beginners
    Course start date:  Fri 27 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Noon Mitchelhill
    Have you taken a beginner’s course and are looking to progress your jewellery making? Develop and refine your design and making skills through guided projects applying a range of skills to create metal jewellery. The course focuses on building the technical skills used in, chain-making, catches and brooch fittings.
    Full fee £509.00 Senior fee £407.00 Concession £331.00
  11. Beginners' jewellery II
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 5 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Aurelie Dellasanta
    Make a bezel setting for a cabochon stone and a tube setting for a round faceted stone. This course is suitable for those who have done an introductory course as well as for complete beginners or those who would like to have a refresher of all the basic metal jewellery working skills.
    Full fee £389.00 Senior fee £311.00 Concession £253.00
  12. Introduction to jewellery making
    Course start date:  Fri 10 Feb 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rebecca Ilett
    Introduction to metal jewellery making techniques such as forging, texturing and soldering, cutting out shapes in sheet metal and twisting wire. You will explore how to create a ring to the correct finger size and how to add decoration like a stone or a kinetic element. You will create at least one wearable piece of jewellery on this course.
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00
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  13. Beaded jewellery: multi strand knotting and stringing for beads and semi-precious stones
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 19 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Beverley Sell
    Learn to make multi stranded beaded pieces and progress your beaded jewellery making techniques on this course for intermediate learners.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
  14. Introduction to stone setting: casting with stones
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 25 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Aurelie Dellasanta
    Ever wondered how stones are cast into metal or found your wax carved settings have changed in the lost-wax casting process? This course will introduce you to the principles of wax-carved settings for lost-wax casting and how stones can be cast directly into metal using cuttlefish and delft-clay sand casting.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £116.00
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  15. Sketchbooks for jewellers
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 4 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Louise Seijen Ten Hoorn
    Are you a jewellery maker who can’t find the time to work on your designs? Join us on this one-day class and follow a step-by-step project brief to draw and develop a unique jewellery design or small collection.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £69.00
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