If you’re a creative type, then chances are you’ve considered learning to make your own jewellery before. New Year is fast approaching, so what better time to learn a new skill and create some fabulous pieces of jewellery that you can wear with pride? Here’s our pick of the best London courses in jewellery making to inspire and motivate you.
Some academies offer a wide range of programmes, including technical diplomas, apprenticeships, distance-learning and short courses provide varied educational opportunities for both professional jewellers and jewellery students, allowing them to gain technical skills, cultivate their creativity and develop a network of industry contacts.
London Jewellery School
Based in Hatton Garden, the London Jewellery School offers day and evening courses in metal clay, silver jewellery, beading and wire and running your own jewellery business. With prices starting from around £50, there’s something within everyone’s budget, or you could even sign up for a jewellery design diploma or certificate. Duration is 10-month course studying 2 days per week, or take our fast-track 5-month course, studying 4 days per week.
This jewellery school and workshop in Camberwell run family jewellery workshops, This studios is one of the best-equipped jewellery studios in London, Weekend short courses and silver jewellery courses for all levels, from beginners to advanced. Their beginners silver jewellery evening course starts in January, so it’s perfect timing for the New Year. Why not book a place for a friend or family member for Christmas for just £195?
Melissa Hunt Jewellery
Melissa Hunt’s studios are located in central London, and she offers jewellery taster days for just £99 where you’ll experiment with pattern printing on silver and leave with your very own silver gemstone ring and matching pendant – perfect for budding jewellery designers everywhere.
Learn silversmithing, stone setting, gold jewellery, beading, metal clay, pearl knotting, gemstones, diplomas & much more. Find a class now on the Jewellers Academy