This Course is designed to give you the hands-on jewellery exercises that will take you from basic to intermediate construction and assembly techniques. We will take you through jewellery making exercises that will give you an understanding of the tasks needed as a working Jeweller.
Introduction to the jewellery workshop: Learn the different tools and equipment needed and the safe use for making and the repair of jewellery.
Testing of materials: learn how to test for the different Karat and colour of gold and how to deal with bench sweeps, filings and scrap. How to refine your gold and silver to give you maximum recovery.
Gold Melting and Milling: Explanation and demonstration of melting gold How to make ingots, wire, and sheet, with the use of the Rolling Mill.
Wire Work: how to make pendant tops and jump rings, single production and mass production methods explained and practiced.
Drilling, Filing, and Piercing: demonstration and hands on practice of making a name pendant. Design. Layout. completion and finishing procedures.
Ring sizing: Practice sizing plain rings then moving on to stone set rings, channel set, and how to protect stones with low heat tolerance.
Chain making: Learn how to make a wire chain by hand.
Ring making: Learn how to put ring together from castings, single stones, multiple stones.
Stone Setting: Learn the ways to set stones, Diamond setting, Claw Setting, pave Setting.
Final Finishing and Polishing: Learn how to give your jewellery that final polish ready for presentation to customer.
After completion you will receive a certificate form the Jewellery Course
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Tel: 0114 2291108
We can now engrave your jewellery on the premises.