Silver Jewellery for Beginners

16 TUTOR: Fiona Dowling (BA Edinburgh College of Art Masters from Royal College of Art)

Learn how to saw, solder, hand-stamp, file and finish your own silver jewellery. On each of the first four days, you will create a piece of silver jewellery to take home under the expert guidance of your qualified tutor. These will include a personalised hand-stamped silver ring, a silver bangle, a pair of earrings and a pendant with a bezel stone setting. On the final day, you will have the opportunity to finish any pieces needing further work. This course is suitable for both beginners and those with a little experience of silversmithing.

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AM course

Course Notes

All materials and equipment will be provided.

For safety reasons students are asked to keep long hair tied back and closed shoes should be worn. As the course will involve close up jewellery techniques, participants are asked to bring glasses where applicable.

Course Structure

Monday - construction of a Silver Ring, which can be hand-stamped and personalized on the inside

Tuesday - construction of two hammered silver bangles

Wednesday - construction of a pair of silver earrings

Thursday - creation of a basic bezel setting to wear as a pendant

Friday - Finishing of past four days work

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Fiona Dowling

BA Edinburgh College of Art Masters from Royal College of Art

About Fiona

Fiona has a BA (with first class honours) from Edinburgh College of Art and a MA in Jewellery and Silversmithing from the prestigious Royal College of Art, London.After graduating Fiona worked in London as a designer, produced her own work for various galleries and exhibitions before founding her own company 'Jewellery Moves', running pop up workshops all over the south of England.

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All courses run for 5 days

WK 1 8 Jul - 12 Jul

WK 2 15 Jul - 19 Jul

WK 3 22 Jul - 26 Jul

WK 4 29 Jul - 2 Aug

Morning Courses

9.15AM to 12.15PM

Afternoon Courses

1.45PM to 4.30PM

All Day Courses

9.15AM to 4.30PM