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Stone setting in silver jewellery – new class options ūüíé

Which stones are you longing to add to your jewellery? If you’re anything like us you have a collection of stones that you’ve not yet got round to using as well as an eye out for more!

We just ūüíĖ¬†adding gemstones to our jewellery (and we know you do too) so we’ve¬†been working hard to create a brand new class:

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1 Day Stone Setting: Shaped Cabochons

Learn how to bezel set pear/teardrop, square and marquise shaped stones including how to design your own bespoke pieces in this intensive one day class.

This is a great follow on from the silver jewellery classes and the 2-Day stone setting class taken by over 4,000 students already at LJS.

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And if you would like master the basics of stone setting we have a brand new 4 day stone setting course bundle for you (with a great discount) on three fundamental classes that will allow you to create many stone set designs.

The Stone Setting Bundle I includes the following courses:

  • Stone Setting in Silver¬†(2 days) covering cabochon, flush and tube settings
  • Stone setting:¬†shaped cabochons
  • Collet setting¬†

By the end of the three courses, you will have made at least 5 stone settings for different types of stone and will have an understanding of how to continue developing your setting skills from home.

AND you’ll save ¬£88¬†by booking the bundle instead of the individual classes

Book the bundle and choose the course dates that work for you here >

Do call us if you have any questions or would like to book a place on any of the stone setting courses on 0203 176 0546 we are open 7 days a week 9am-6pm and always love to hear from students. 

You can also email info@londonjewelleryschool.co.uk or book on the links above.

We love hearing from you so get in touch!

NEW 3 day Beginners Silver Jewellery journey at the London Jewellery School

Have you been wanting to try your hand at making silver jewellery for a while? Or have you given it a try and want to know what to move onto next?

We have responded to feedback from students that were looking for a course in between our beginners silver and our more advanced silver courses. So now we have two!

Introducing new classes – Beginners Silver Jewellery II and Beginners Silver Jewellery III

AND we have a special offer price for those who’d like to take all 3 beginners silver jewellery courses! Read on to find out more.

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Beginners Silver Jewellery I, 10-5pm (one day), £149

This course, taken by hundreds of students over the years, remains the same. On BSJ1 you will learn to make lovely silver jewellery using traditional techniques a great beginners class and an excellent introduction to making silver jewellery. Covering techniques like sawing, soldering, annealing, polishing and finishing you will make a soldered silver ring and a pierced silver pendant. This is a great course to start with to see if you will enjoy working with silver.

Find out more >

If you have already taken this course we recommend you move onto Beginners Silver Jewellery II or Beginners Silver Jewellery III. You can choose to do one or both. They are a great introduction to our more advanced silver jewellery courses.

 

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*NEW* Beginners Silver Jewellery II, 10-5pm (one day), £149

You will take your skills up a level, practice soldering multiple pieces and work with the doming technique. You will make a double domed ring and a pair of domed earrings or a pendant.  This will give you lots more scope in your jewellery making skills so it is a great follow on from BSJ1

Find out more >

 

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*NEW* Beginners Silver Jewellery III, 10-5pm (one day), £149

Let’s add some beautiful gemstones to your work! In this day course, you will be guided by a tutor to make a silver bangle and set a simple cabochon stone using a pre-made bezel cup – the perfect introduction to stone setting. ¬†If there is time, you will also make a pair of gemstone earrings.

Find out more >

 

And we have a special offer for you …

If you would like to take all 3 of these courses then choose the beginners silver jewellery bundle >

Buying the bundle saves you £68 (based on the cost if you purchase each course individually).

 

But I’ve already taken Beginners Silver Jewellery I …

If you have already taken Beginners Silver Jewellery I and are interested in making those gorgeous pieces taught in II and III then do contact us in the office.¬†If you¬†buy the two-course bundle (Beginners Silver 2 and 3) you’ll get them both for ¬£250.¬†That’s a saving of ¬£48. (Regular price is ¬£298). This offer price is valid until 28th February 2019 so get in touch now!

Call us on 0203 176 0546 or email info@londonjewelleryschool.co.uk

Note: we will continue to add dates through the year so don’t worry if you can’t make the dates we have at the moment. We are working with our tutors to schedule more asap!

 

Free online course – make a stone set ring

Did you know that as well as our classes in London we also have online courses you can enrol on? Jewellery School Online is perfect for those who can’t get to our courses in London or those who want a refresher of techniques that they can learn from home. Our online courses feature videos you can watch as many times as you’d like as well as notes you can download and use alongside your practice. Check out all the online courses we have available.

Tutor Sophie Arnott has just filmed a new course –¬†making a stone set ring and it is available for FREE!

Perfect for beginners and those new to stone setting – you will be guided through how to prepare a ring blank and pre-made bezel cup setting, solder them together and set a stone of your choice. All of this can be done with a few tools and materials from your kitchen table ūüôā

If you are new to stone setting this is a great project which is quick, simple and extremely rewarding. You will make some beautiful finished pieces whilst learning the basics of stone setting. If you would like to learn more advanced techniques such as how to create your own settings from scratch sign up for our course ‘Stone Setting in Silver‘ or to learn to make your own silver rings and pendants see¬†The Silver Jewellery Workshop

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What techniques are covered?

  • How to prepare your ring blank for soldering
  • Soldering a sterling silver bezel cup to a ring
  • Pickle and polishing
  • Stone setting techniques for cabochon stones
  • Finishing your ring

& much more

Enrol now for free and start learning today!

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For those that are itching to learn more, we also have a pre-sale offer of 50% off our next online course that will be released on 2nd December 2017 – stone setting in silver. Here tutor Rebecca Steiner takes you through the three stone setting techniques that we cover in our 2-day class at the London Jewellery School – tube setting, cabochon and flush or gypsy setting.stone-setting-online-course-jewellery-school-online

What will you get with this course?

  • Lifetime access to 6 comprehensive video lessons, guiding you through all the techniques, tips and tricks to perfecting your stone setting
  • Downloadable course notes¬†to work alongside the videos
  • Access to our supportive community of jewellers and tutors to help you at every stage of the process
  • Access to the videos 24/7¬†– you can stop, pause, rewind and replay as much as you like
  • Excellent close-up shots to see what is happening in each step so you don’t miss a thing

The course will be £99 when it is released but sign up before 2nd December 2017 and you can take advantage of the pre-sale price of 50% off Рjust £49.50!

Click on this link for more information and to pay the reduced price