Jewellery

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

• 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. Experience: colour in resin jewellery

    Experience: colour in resin jewellery

    Course Date: Sat 13 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and pick up some skills in using resin - techniques of using pigments and embedding coloured elements.

    Whether you're a beginner or an experienced jeweller, this short course is an insight into casting plastics.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  2. Appraising jewellery and gemstones

    Course Date: Sun 14 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever wished you knew more about the jewellery you were buying, or could value the heirlooms in your drawer? Join this fascinating two-day course to learn how to appraise gem-set jewellery and stones. Explore precious metals, hallmarking, common gemstones found in jewellery and how to identify antique pieces, and bring your own jewellery for assessment by the tutor.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  3. Jewellery making: all levels

    Course Date: Mon 15 Jan 2018 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever wanted to turn your hand to making your own jewellery? If you've done it before, would like to hone your skills with a professional tutor? Whatever your level, come and practise making jewellery to your own designs, whether you’re picking up the basics of cutting, forming and texturing, or taking your designs to the next level with more complex approaches like chain-making.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  4. Jewellery: design lab

    Course Date: Wed 17 Jan 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 piecesyour own jewellery designs?
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

  5. Jewellery: stone setting II

    Jewellery: stone setting II

    Course Date: Thu 18 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Already mastered the basics of mount-making and stone-setting but want to improve further? Develop your skills exploring the intricacies of claw and collet settings with the guidance of an experienced tutor.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  6. Build contemporary jewellery workshop

    Course Date: Thu 18 Jan 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Take advantage of a well-equipped jewellery studio to refine your skills through practice; working on your own projects in a creative and supportive workshop environment. This is a self-directed study workshop: support and advice is available from the tutor but you will not be taught.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  7. Jewellery and mindfulness workshop

    Jewellery and mindfulness workshop

    Course Date: Fri 19 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Feeling stressed or distracted? Discover the power of craft activities in developing focus and concentration to combat the stress of daily life, and pick up new jewellery-making skills at the same time. Learn to hand-braid colourful textile threads to create a bracelet whilst learning about the practice of mindfulness, and enjoy the impact this has on your general well-being.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  8. Flush setting for jewellery makers

    Flush setting for jewellery makers

    Course Date: Fri 19 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For intermediate jewellers, learn how to set round faceted stones in sheet metal and rings using the traditional flush setting technique. You will practice in copper, before moving on to work in silver. There will also be a chance to make your own flush setting tool.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  9. Introduction to mould-making for resin jewellery

    Introduction to mould-making for resin jewellery

    Course Date: Sun 21 Jan 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 - as well as picking up extra resin jewellery-making tips on mixing resin, adding colour and embedding.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  10. Beginners jewellery II

    Course Date: Sun 21 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Those who are new to the subject will learn all the basics of metal jewellery making such as cutting, filing, forming and soldering metal. Those continuing from Beginners 1, will learn new techniques, and improve on their existing skills.

    You will be shown how to buy silver and gemstones so that you can take home a wearable piece of jewellery.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £191.00
    Concession: £146.00

  11. Design and make jewellery inspired by museum collections

    Design and make jewellery inspired by museum collections

    Course Date: Fri 2 Feb 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Looking for new inspiration for your jewellery design? Ever felt moved by an object in a museum or the story behind it? Design and make jewellery to your own designs inspired by the Wallace Collection Armouries, with a private guided tour focusing on the histories, narratives and making processes of these fascinating objects, and subsequent sessions taught in our jewellery studio by our expert jewellery tutor.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  12. Introduction to jewellery making

    Introduction to jewellery making

    Course Date: Fri 16 Feb 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Introduction to metal jewellery-making techniques such as forging, texturing and soldering, cutting out shapes in sheet metal and twisting wire. We will explore how to create a ring to the correct finger size and how to add decoration like a stone or a kinetic element. You will create at least one wearable piece of jewellery on this course.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  13. Jewellery making: colour techniques

    Jewellery making: colour techniques

    Course Date: Sat 3 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An ideal course for jewellers wanting to develop ideas and experiment with techniques for integrating colour into their practice. You will discover how to design and innovate with colour exploring different materials and developing your own approach.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  14. Jewellery making: cold connections

    Jewellery making: cold connections

    Course Date: Sun 4 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you enjoy working with alternative jewellery materials such as aluminium, wood, leather textiles and other substances which can not be soldered, this course is your opportunity to experiment with ways of connecting these and to extend your design skills. Discover the word of rivets and cold connections!
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  15. Develop your jewellery design and making

    Develop your jewellery design and making

    Course Date: Wed 11 Apr 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fancy honing your jewellery-making skills in a professional workshop with an expert tutor? If you're an intermediate to advanced jewellery-maker and would like to improve your designs and push your technical skills to a higher standard, this hands-on, expert-led course is for you. Perfect your skills, try different techniques, and discover new design approaches.
    Full fee: £449.00
    Senior fee: £359.00
    Concession: £274.00

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