Latest News and Opportunites from LJS: August (2)

Student Competition Finalists Announced: Here are our Final 5

Congratulations to our 5 finalists in the LJS Annual Student Competition. We have been really impressed with the standard of this years entries and couldn’t be prouder of all of the applicants. For full details including names and info on our finalists please click here.

Be sure to stay tuned as the winner will be announced this Friday on our Facebook Page. ‘Like’ us to be kept up-to-date.

Top 10 Jewellery Events of the Year: New Blog Post

We are often asked where budding jewellers can go for inspiration, networking and general jewellery marveling and there are a wealth of opportunities right here in London, you just need to know where to look. So the lovely people at the London Jewellery School have put together their pick of the top 10 annual jewellery events and exhibitions to get those creative juices flowing, take a look here.

Student Spotlight: Lena Britnell

Lena Britnell is a LJS student with fire in her belly and she has recently set up her own jewellery business Personally Pearl which sells bespoke handmade pearl jewellery with a real personal touch. She has attended our intermediate and advanced beading classes and of course put in lots of hard work, we are so proud of what she has achieved so far and hope she will be an inspiration to others. For full info check out her website www.personallypearl.com

Take a look at our Free Jewellery Making Videos 

We have a whole range of excellent quality jewellery making demo videos for you to use to bush up your skills from the comfort of your very own home. From silver jewellery and beading to the basics in glass and resin there is a wealth of information at your fingertips. They can all be seen from the video page on our website www.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk/videos

Electrum Jewellery Exhibition: Tutor Liz Bone Exhibiting 

We are proud to announce that long standing LJS tutor and expert silver jeweller Elizabeth Bone will be exhibiting at this years Electrum jewellery exhibition taking place from 2nd-26th September 2011. Do go along and check it out if you can. For for full details please click here.

Opportunity: Exhibition to Sell your Work

Memory walk has a trade opportunity. Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walk is back for it’s 10th year running!  This year we will be in Battersea Park on the 18th September for a day of family fun, live music and entertainment. We are selling  6″ x 6″ space for just £50! If you would like to operate a mini workshop or sell your jewellery to a crowd of 500+ people, email Genni on genni.apicella@alzheimers.org.uk 

Check us out in this months Company Magazine…

A few months back we had a journalist from the popular monthly glossy, ‘Company Magazine’ attend half-a-day of our Beginners Beading class which she liked so much that she wrote up a lovely article about it. This months Company is only £1 so if you are round a WHSmiths do check it out. We are loving what she made, very funky and summery.

10% off Beads for LJS Subscribers

As many of you may know, we are no longer stocking supplies in our studio to make even more room for our lovely classes. But, never fear you can still get all of our yummy beads and lots of other bits and pieces online from the Etsy shop Silver Sense run by a previous LJS student, Rossi Ignatova. We love her collection and she has some excellent prices. What’s more she is very generously offing 10% off your first order for LJS newsletter subscribers. Simply enter the code at checkout (LJS10) valid until 1st September 2011. To see all the items for sale visit her site: www.etsy.com/shop/silversense

Opportunity: Silversmith Required 

Jeweller Lesley O’Grady is looking for a silversmith/goldsmith to assist her in building up new business. She specalises in pearl stringing and is looking for a budding silver jeweller to work with. For full info please contact Lesley on lesleyogrady73@hotmail.com

Monday 19th Sept
£110 (exc. VAT)
Take your wire wrapping skills to the next level with our popular intermediate wire wrapping class.
Friday 16th Sept
£35 (exc. VAT)
Make your own beautiful beads using the magical material of polymer clay. Lots of fun and so easy to do at home.
Beginners Beading

Sunday 11th Sept
£105 (ex VAT)
A great introduction to beaded jewellery, this class covers everything you need to know about the tools, materials and findings that you need to start making beautiful beaded jewellery.

If you have any news you would like us to put in our newsletters please do let us know by emailing us at info@londonjewelleryschool.co.uk

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