Jewellery

Jewellery at Build offers a diverse range of courses with high quality teaching delivered by specialist tutors in dedicated, well-equipped studios.

• Have you considered taking your jewellery making and design to the next level with one of our year-long courses:
• Technical skills, traditional metalwork, experimental materials and techniques for the complete beginner, intermediate and professional jeweller.
• Self-directed study workshops, design development and realisation, professional practice.
• Supportive, challenging and creative teaching environment to exchange ideas, experiences and knowledge between experts and peers. Tutors offer group and 1:1 teaching.
• Courses throughout the year; day, evening and weekend, including year-long taught programmes, 12 week workshops, and short intensives. 

from the Jewellery end-of-year exhibition, showcasing work from students on the part-time year-long programmes:

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  1. Build beginners' jewellery

    Build beginners' jewellery

    Course Date: Mon 17 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever wanted to try making your own jewellery but not sure where to start? Delve into this intricate and rewarding craft with our year long structured beginner's course. Pick up the basics in everything from research and design to technical skills including soldering, annealing, etching and stone setting.
    Full fee: £1,229.00
    Senior fee: £983.00
    Concession: £750.00

  2. Build jewellery workshop: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 17 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Work independently on your own jewellery projects in our well equipped jewellery workshop. This is an opportunity for self-directed and untutored bench time, sharing the studio with the year long VV413 Build beginners jewellery course.
    Full fee: £979.00
    Senior fee: £783.00
    Concession: £597.00

  3. Try it out: jewellery making

    Try it out: jewellery making

    Course Date: Mon 17 Sep 2018 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal for beginners who want to give jewellery making a go. Come and join this short taster course introducing you to basic jewellery processes and techniques to enable you to make a simple piece of jewellery.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £69.00

  4. Jewellery making: all levels

    Jewellery making: all levels

    Course Date: Tue 18 Sep 2018 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Looking to progress your jewellery making skills with the guidance of an expert tutor? If you are an intermediate jewellery maker and woud like to improve your design and push your technical skills to a higher standard this course is for you.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  5. Jewellery: design lab

    Jewellery: design lab

    Course Date: Wed 19 Sep 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fancy working on your own jewellery projects in a professional workshop with an expert tutor? Join our interactive jewellery design lab to perfect your skills, try different techniques, and discover new design approaches. Develop your own projects with expert guidance, and step outside your comfort zone to produce top-quality pieces.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £339.00
    Concession: £207.00

  6. Beaded jewellery making

    Beaded jewellery making

    Course Date: Fri 21 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fancy trying your hand at beaded jewellery making? Do you want to create beautiful beaded necklaces, bracelets,

    earrings and tiaras? Join our introductory course for all levels to discover where to find the best beads, how to knot with thread, manipulate and twist wire, use textile techniques and learn how to finish your work using clasps.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  7. Introduction to metal jewellery

    Introduction to metal jewellery

    Course Date: Fri 21 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever wanted to make your own jewellery? Try out jewellery-making, getting to grips with the basic processes and

    techniques for using metal to create simple yet beautiful earrings, rings, pendants and bracelets to your own designs.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  8. Try it out: jewellery making weekend

    Try it out: jewellery making weekend

    Course Date: Sat 22 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Make a pendant and silver ring in a weekend. During this action packed course, you will gain the fundamental skills needed to make simple jewellery in metal.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  9. Repair your jewellery tools

    Course Date: Mon 24 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fed up with your jewellery making tools getting lost or damaged? Want to know how to sharpen them, and keep them in tip top condition? This short workshop will introduce you to proper care of your equipment, and where to source new additions.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  10. Build fine jewellery

    Build fine jewellery

    Course Date: Tue 25 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Finesse your jewellery design and making on this year long evening course. From idea to product, develop your design and technical skills from soldering to settings, discover your design identity, and approach professional practice and presentation with the guidance of expert tutors. Applications for this course will be reviewed in the first week of July and September and interviews will take place on Tuesday 17th July, and Tuesday September 11th 2018.
    Full fee: £999.00
    Senior fee: £999.00
    Concession: £609.00

  11. Build fine jewellery workshop

    Course Date: Tue 25 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Work independently on your own jewellery projects in our well equipped jewellery workshop. This is an opportunity for self-directed and untutored bench time, sharing the studio with the year long VV414 Build fine jewellery course.
    Full fee: £579.00
    Senior fee: £579.00

  12. Build contemporary jewellery

    Build contemporary jewellery

    Course Date: Thu 27 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Delve into the world of contemporary jewellery and develop your skills in drawing, design, critical thinking and technical skills. This rigorous, multi-disciplinary year long course is suitable for intermediate to advanced jewellers. Get to grips with a series of practical projects which will culminate in an end of year public exhibition. Applications for this course will be reviewed on the 17th of May and interviews will take place on the 22nd of May.
    Full fee: £1,299.00
    Senior fee: £1,039.00
    Concession: £792.00

  13. Beginners jewellery I

    Beginners jewellery I

    Course Date: Sun 30 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn all the basics of metal jewellery work by making a range of sample pieces in copper and a finished jewellery piece of your own design. You will be shown how to buy silver so you can take home at least one wearable piece.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  14. Jewellery: stone setting I

    Jewellery: stone setting I

    Course Date: Thu 11 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy making your own jewellery, but want to develop your mount-making and stone-setting techniques? Discover essential techniques in setting a gem stone, including round bezel and tube settings, with the guidance of an expert tutor.
    Full fee: £309.00
    Senior fee: £309.00
    Concession: £188.00

  15. Introduction to mould-making for resin jewellery

    Introduction to mould-making for resin jewellery

    Course Date: Thu 18 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to replicate your jewellery designs as multiple pieces? Discover simple techniques for making a master and silicone moulds that can easily be used at home to create numerous copies of your original pieces or found objects - as well as picking up extra resin jewellery making tips on mixing resin, adding colour and embedding.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

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