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Silversmithing and jewellery tools

Jewellery Making - An Introduction

Day of week:
Sittingbourne Adult Education and Head Office, Sittingbourne
Mixed Level
19:00 - 21:00
6 weeks

This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 22 22* to register your interest. We will contact you directly if we can accommodate you.

This course will take place at Sittingbourne Kent Adult Education Centre
The tutor will aim to use a variety of methods including email, assignment setting and personal critique/assessment feedback. There may also be recorded and live video contact where appropriate and possible. You will be contacted and receive instructions once you have enrolled on the course.

This course is suitable for those who wish to learn about Jewellery making and create original handmade jewellery using a variety of techniques and materials. Beginners and those with some experience are welcome. New students will be introduced to the craft of handmade jewellery making using a variety of mixed media techniques and materials. Materials may include glass beads, wire, plastic, and various metals and foils. This course uses hand tools and basic forming techniques and will also include soldering. The tutor will demonstrate basic techniques related to the materials, as appropriate, e.g. wire manipulation to create simple shapes, polymer clay techniques. Returning students will develop their skills and learn further techniques.

Find out what to expect on our Silversmithing & Jewellery courses by watching this video.

Silversmithing & Jewellery video

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will be encouraged to look at the work of other craftspeople and artists, both contemporary and historical. Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.

What do I need to bring with me?

Your tutor will discuss with you on your first session regarding items that you may require.
However, please bring a pen and note book.
Students must not wear open toe shoes, long or loose clothing such as scarves and long hair must be tied back.

What can I do next?

Mixed level jewellery courses.

What do I need to join the course

This course is suitable for those who wish to create original handmade jewellery using a variety of techniques and materials. Everyone is welcome to join this course. No prior knowledge or experience is required although it would be beneficial. It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity. If you need to bring a carer with you, or be accompanied by another person, please ask to speak to the Programme Manager before you enrol.

Getting to your course

Find us

Sittingbourne Adult Education and Head Office
Unit A/B London Road Trading Estate
London Road
ME10 1SX

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code SIT/114208/K/NC.