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Gemstone and Wire Jewellery

Learn to make stunning gemstone and wire jewellery from home

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The pre-sale is now on! Sign up before the course launches on 18th December (2018) to get a massive 50% off, making it great value at only £12.50 for 7 video lessons, plus comprehensive downloadable course notes.

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Learn to make beautiful gemstone and wire jewellery in this beginners level course with Jessica Rose.

Through the course you will learn the following key techniques:
  • Briolette wrapping
  • Creating wire loops
  • Creating shapes in wire to wrap your gemstones in
  • Working with cast components
  • incorporating chain into your designs
  • Using mini-mandrels, pliers and beading tools
  • And much more

We will be making a range of beautiful projects together - you can see some of these below:

No previous experience is needed to take this course however if you are brand new to jewellery making we recommend you also take the FREE online course 'Jewellery Making for Absolute Beginners'.


Your Instructor


Jessica Rose
Jessica Rose

Hi I'm Jessica, a jewellery designer-maker and the Founder of Jewellers Academy and of the award-winning London Jewellery School, which is Europe's largest independent jewellery training company. The school is based in London's Hatton Garden and runs 100's of classes throughout the year for all people of all abilities.

I am extremely passionate about jewellery making and spend most of my time supporting jewellers to run their own sucessful jewellery businesses. I am here to help you in any way I can with your jewellery making and look forward to learning more about you and your creations.

I would love to connect with you on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jewellersacademy/


TOOLS & MATERIALS:

You don't need many tools or materials for this course see the list of suggested items below and a full list breakdown in the course notes.

We have teamed up with Kernowcraft to put together a kit of materials for this course. You can see more details on purchasing the kit from them here >

https://www.kernowcraft.com/collections/build-a-to...

TOOLS:

  • Pliers set: chain-nosed, round-nosed, flat-nosed and cutters.
  • Bead Mat
  • Multi-mandrels
  • Ruler

MATERIALS:

Project 1: Briolette wrapping (technique based)

  • Briolette
  • 0.4mm wire (approx 15cm)

Project 2: Bar necklace (technique based)

  • Small selection of beads (3-10)
  • Chain necklace
  • O.4mm wire (10cm)

Project 3: Bracelet with made component

  • 0.4mm wire (1 metre)
  • Crimps x 4
  • Crimp covers x 4
  • Beads for bracelet (enough to cover 3/4 of a bracelet length (can be mixed beads)
  • Small piece of silver chain for safety catch (approx 4cm) big enough loops to attach clasp
  • Lobster clasp
  • Nylon thread 0.3mm

Project 4: Wire wrapped component necklace

  • Shaped Component in gold or silver
  • 0.4mm wire approx 1/2 meter
  • Briolette
  • Small beads (approx 20)
  • Chain for necklace
  • Clasp
  • Jump rings x 2

Project 5: Chain necklace with gemstones

  • Chain for necklace length
  • Magnetic clasp (could be any clasp)
  • 0.4mm wire (approx 40cm)
  • Nylon thread 0.3mm
  • Pearls x 14
  • Rose quartz briolette (faceted)
  • Crimps x 2
  • Crimp covers x 2

Although this course is project based, you can use the techniques you learn to make all sorts of beautiful designs either for your self or to start or grow your jewellery business.

To get started enrol below and I look forward to seeing you on the course!

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