Course Description

Introduction to Jewellery Making.

Marino College

In this 8 week practical course you will be introduced to the basic metalwork skills needed to make jewellery. Through a series of assigned projects you will be taught how to cut and prepare metal, create texture and how to solider. Each finished project will be a piece of jewellery for you to keep or gift to a loved one. The final 2 weeks will be free for students to put the skills they have learned into making pieces of their own design.

All the tools necessary will be made available for you during the class. Should anyone to continue making outside of the class they will need to acquire their own tools.

The course includes enough base metal (Brass) to complete the course however if you wish to make more the purchase of additional materials can be facilitated.

Week one

An introduction to the professional quality jeweller’s tools being used during the class.

Go over some health and safety with regard to the tools.

Begin the first project – Earrings, create a matching pair of earrings with a textured surface

Week two

Continue project 1

Introduce project 2 – Pendant, create a pendant by sawing and piercing flat sheet metal.

Week three

Continue project 2

Introduce project 3 – Necklace, create a multi part necklace by utilizing the skills learned in the previous 2 projects. In addition students will learn how to make jump rings to link each of the parts they make together and to make small lengths of chain

Week four

Continue project 3

In my experience project 3 will take most people at least 2 full classes to complete

Week 5

Continue project 3 if necessary

Introduce project 4 – Ring, using skills learned in the previous projects students will prepare a piece of metal to form into a ring and learn how to solder it to form on solid ring.

Week 6

Continue project 4

Discuss possible self directed projects with each student which will be the focus of the remaining classes.

Week seven

Self directed projects with support and guidance. Each student will get one to one time to discuss their self directed project.

Week eight

Self directed projects with support and guidance. Each student will get one to one time to discuss their self directed project.

Fairview, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 18
College Name Marino College
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Jewellery Making
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Certificate of Attendance
Course Location Fairview, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 3
Course Start Date 19th September 2022
Course End Date 28th November 2022
Course Fee 140.00 (additional €30 required on 1st night to cover materials)
Course Duration 8 weeks
Course Times Monday 7.00-9.00pm Additional €30 fee required on first night of class to cover materials for the duration of the course.
Entry Requirements All Welcome.
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Course Provider

Marino College

01 8332100
14-20 Marino Mart, Fairview, Dublin, Republic of Ireland


Marino College
14-20 Marino Mart
Fairview, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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