Silver Jewellery


Silver is a precious metal that can be used for a diverse range of items from jewellery to vessels for eating and drinking. It can be softened, cut, shaped, hammered, formed, soldered and decorated in a variety of ways. Using a range of simple tools and basic techniques you will learn to create exciting and unique jewellery.

The course will include short demonstrations by the tutor when required, with the majority of the course taking the form of practical progress on your own personal project, and individual guidance from the tutor when required.




Session 1:  Produce design ideas; practise cutting and shaping; production of individual design prototype


Session 2: Transfer design onto silver; introduction to using tools and equipment for cutting and shaping silver


Session 3:  Introduction to soldering; texturing, surface finishing and refining finished piece


MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT INCLUDED: All necessary tools and equipment; prototyping and trialling materials


MATERIALS SUPPLIED AT COST: Silver sheet and silver wire as required, approx. £25