Christmas News from London Jewellery School

LJS Launches the Distance Learning Jewellery Business Course

This month saw the exciting launch of the long awaited Distance Learning Jewellery Business Course from LJS.
If you have ever wanted to set up your own jewellery business but lack the business skills, know-how and confidence needed to make it a success then this course is designed for you.
Although it covers no practical jewellery making, topics covered include: promoting and marketing your jewellery, websites and e-commerce, getting into shops and galleries, hallmarking, photography, packaging, insurance and legal requirements, finance and budgeting, pricing and selling your jewellery, social networking and blogs, taking on commissions and much more.

You can now order your copy online for a introductory price of just £99.00 (inc. VAT) for a limited time only! And if you have already completed a jewellery business class at LJS you are entitled to a 50% discount on this course.
Included in the pack is: A 50-page glossy colour workbook, DVD containing 13 short videos on each main aspect of running a jewellery business and a supplementary case study booklet.

For full details and to order your course visit – http://www.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk/jewellery-business/online-jewellery-business-course/

Free Jewellery Making Project: Make a Simple Tassel Necklace

Lovely beginners beading project: Learn how to make this simple but effective beaded tassel necklace in 7 easy steps with this project from London Jewellery School Director, Jessica Rose. Beads and materials are from London Jewellery Supplies. To see the full project click here.

Christmas Opening Times 

Christmas in nearly here and we are supper excited here at LJS. The office will be closed from Thursday 22nd December – Wednesday 4th January however we will be checking emails and messages periodically over the Christmas period and bookings can still be made over this time. We will also be contactable through Facebook and Twitter for any urgent queries. Have a lovely Christmas and New Year from LJS x

Student Spotlight: Boo Feltham

This month our featured student is the talented Boo Feltham, who runs her own jewellery business called Identity Silver selling her handmade jewellery made from silver metal clay. She specalises in making unique pieces using drawings, fingerprints, handprints and footprints but also makes her own range of silver jewellery. She attended our Prints and Drawings in Metal Clay class earlier this year. Take a look at her website for more details and lots of lovely pictures too www.idsilver.com

New Year Offer – 15% off January Classes
For a limited time only… book any day class that takes place between 3rd-17th January 2012 and you will receive 15% OFF! Simply use this code at checkout: NEWY2012
For full details and terms click here – www.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk/offers/

Building a Jewellery Business: Top 10 Tips

New bloggy post for all those budding business owners out there – click here to see our top ten tips for setting up and running your own jewellery business.
blog.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk

Christmas Party Fun 

December is definitely party season and we had our own Christmas Party at the jewellery school last week with plenty of wine, beer, snacks and music. It was a fun evening and best of all, it was great to catch up with our students to see what they were up to. See our blog post and pics on the following link to find out more
blog.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk

Facebook Competition

Last month we had our first weekend design compeition on our facebook page, and had lots of lovely entries. We are now running another one which ends on monday so do get posting if you would like to be in with a chance of winning a taster class gift voucher for LJS. Take a look at our page for full details and to see all the lovely entries so far – www.facebook.com/londonjewelleryschool1

Friday 6th January 2012
£105 (exc. VAT)
Kick-start the new year by brushing up on your beading skills in our fun and productive beginners beading day class.
Friday 6th January 2012
£110 (exc. VAT)

Learn all the basics of setting up and running your own jewellery business in one intensive day from the experts from LJS
Make a Pair of Silver Cufflinks

Sunday 15th January 2012
£59 (ex VAT)
Learn to make a pair of solid silver cufflinks in this fun half-day class suitable for complete beginners.

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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