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UNIT FIFTEEN - Jewellery/Cold Glass Finishing Workshop - Clare-Elizabeth Kilgour

 5 week Simplistic Contemporary Jewellery Design Short Course

5 week Simplistic Contemporary Jewellery Design Short Course
3rd April 2018 - 1st May 2018
Unit Fifteen

Spring Course Dates Tuesday 3rd April - Tuesday 1st May

This 5 week simplistic contemporary Jewellery design short course is aimed at complete beginners and will be taught at my new workshop.

UNIT FIFTEEN at Ocean studios, Royal William yard. Plymouth

Over the course of the 5 weeks you will be given demonstrations into the basics of jewellery making including how to silver solder.

Clare-Elizabthe Kilgour will guide you through 5 weeks of technique building and during the final two weeks you will be working with eco sterling silver to complete your very own pair of earrings and a ring using the techniques demonstrated to you in the previous three weeks.

This is the perfect course for any one wishing to know the basics of jewellery making and will set you up to either produce your own items to wear or to give as gifts, It will also give you the basis to progress onto further courses and master classes in the future.

All materials are included, 
Day and evening courses to choose from

Course Start Date : Tuesday 3rd April 
Course End date : Tuesday 1st May

Start time 6 pm 
End Time 9pm

You will be given a full health and safety induction on your first session. Please make sure you wear closed toe footwear. Any one wearing the incorrect footwear will not be allowed into the workshop.

Week one 
Health and safety induction 
- Brief overview about what is going to be demonstrated over the coming weeks and information regarding tools and materials that will be used. 
Induction into soldering torches, learn how to anneal copper and brass and clean base metals.

-Print onto metal surface using fabrics and organic materials.

Week two 
Cutting techniques 
-Learn how to use a piecing saw, snips and bench cutter to cut metal and acrylic 
Induction into bench top Drill 

Week Three 
-Learn how to use silver solder 

Week four 
-Construct your very own pair of sterling silver earrings to keep or to give as a special gift .

Week Five 
- Using eco silver to design and make your own ring

All materials are included,

All courses are subject to a miminium of two places booked for each course to run . 
Clare will aim to give at least 14 days notice and offer either an alternative date or a full refund.

Cancellation information - 14 days notice is required if you need to cancel your place and would like a full refund. If you need to cancel less than 2 weeks prior to the course start date then an alternative workshop date may be offered if available or a refund of 50% will be given.