Jewellery & Silversmithing Courses
- Private In-Studio bespoke courses from £275
- Online 1:1 Interactive bespoke courses from £240
For Professionals, Beginners or Enthusiasts at any skill level
One day (or more) flexible Short & Foundation Courses
Explore the potential for your work
Obtain the knowledge and inspiration required to be original
Gain invaluable 'Tips of the Trade' from expert tutors
Tailored for you courses | Online Courses | Visiting Tutors
Learn from the best in the business
This is Nick, he is a Master Goldsmith based in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter who has over 30 year's experience working in the industry as a Diamond Mounter and he is a very experienced tutor.
He's one of a group of specially invited UK tutors willing to teach you in their own workshops.
A wealth of knowledge waiting for you
How to improve your Jewellery or Silversmithing Skills
Choose the course that appeals to you.
Consider how you might like a course tailored to suit your work
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I started The Bespoke Jewellery Training Company to support best industry practices and to help connect people within the industry to support everyone's professional development.
I do this by providing you with superior quality courses taught by very experienced trade professionals willing to share their expertise with you in their own studio's or on live private online consultancy's.
This courses page provides inspiration for course ideas to help you decide how to refine your skills, then we can tailor a course more specifically to suit your Jewellery business needs.
Please get in touch if you cannot find the information you are looking for.
Director : The Bespoke Jewellery Training Co & Contemporary Jeweller
ONLINE COURSES | New ways to learn | EXPLORE
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ONLINE INTERACTIVE 1:1 COURSE 2x3 or 4x1.5 Hours. - Learn more about the CAD Design software used by Jewellers and how it is used to create and what part it plays in production. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 4 Hours as 2x 2 Hour sessions. - Learn the methods used by professional Jewellers for creating and developing original jewellery design ideas. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 2x 1.5 Hours - Learn how a Jewellery sketch is converted to CAD Design file required for manufacturing. Invaluable insight relevant to design concept development and manufacturing. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 2x 2 Hour sessions & other options - Get at the bench help with your design or commission on a selection of jewellery techniques. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 3 Hour Session - A course specially created to inform Jewellers, Art Jewellers, Creatives or other Makers about possibilities for CAD and 3D printing for their work. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 3 Hours - Learn how to create a website and brand design blueprint to reflect your brand aesthetic and engages your ideal customer. Learn the design style for an effective online selling website for your jewellery business. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 2.5 Hours - Get essential listing tips for standing out from the crowd by showcasing your work effectively to maximise jewellery sales potential. Tuition from a Jeweller whose own business thrives on Etsy. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 2x 3 Hour sessions; Also available in studio Coventry (6 Hrs) - An introduction to the basic methods for assessing Rough Diamonds to determine their value. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 2x 3 Hour sessions; Also available in studio Coventry (6 Hrs) - Learn the basics about why and how polished diamond grades differ, the grading process regarding colour, cut and clarity and shapes etc. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 2x 3 Hour sessions; also available in studio Coventry (6 Hrs) - A specifically designed content for anyone working in Jewellery Retail to learn essential product knowledge to successfully sell or buy Gemstone Jewellery. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 2x 3 Hour sessions; Also available in Coventry (6 Hrs) - Learn critical factors for Gemstone buying. A specially designed course from a Gemmologist to assist those who handle Gemstones such as Jewellery Designers, Makers, Manufacturers or Jewellery/Gem enthusiasts. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 2x3 Hours; Alos so available in studio Coventry (6 Hrs) - Learn fascinating information about Minerals & Crystals, whose iridescent colours or unique surface patterns attract jewellers enthusiasts & collectors worldwide. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 2x 3Hour sessions; Also available in Studio Coventry (6 Hrs) - This introductory course is designed to help you learn more about Crystallography, which is the fascinating study of the internal atomic structure and aspects of Crystals. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE - Choose a 3 or 6 Hour online course session; Also available in studio Coventry. - A very useful refresher course for Gemmology students who need additional coaching or for Gemmologists. Course content can be tailored to suit specific Gemmology areas for Diamonds or Coloured Gemstones. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 3 Hours in 2x 1.5 Hour sessions - Learn from our experienced Jewellery Historian and Goldsmith, who introduces you to techniques for determining the date of vintage or antique Jewellery. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 3 Hours 2x1.5 Hour sessions + homework task - Designed to provide essential skills for enhancing bridal jewellery sales, ensure repeat business and achieve a competitive advantage. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 3 Hours 2x 1.5 Hour sessions + homework task - Learn how to develop your sales confidence and truly connect with customers visiting your store, crucially convert more sales and create clients for life. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 3 Hours as 2x 1.5 hour sessions Modern | Art Deco | Art Nouveau | Victorian | Edwardian | Georgian | Renaissance | Medieval | Ancient Select one or two historical time periods of choice and learn fascinating and important information about the Jewellery of those periods from from a Jewellery Historian and Goldsmith. Read more >
ONLINE LIVE 1:1 INTERACTIVE COURSE | 3 Hours as 2x 1.5 hour sessions - Learn about the origin, formation, alloys and purity/value of precious metals from an experienced Metallurgist & Goldsmith. Read more
In Studio Courses | UK
Obtain some essential practical tips of the trade for the successful use of Argentium Silver in Jewellery. Find out more about the properties of Argentium Silver. Make an enquiry >
OPTION FOR ONLINE TUITION Learn how to design using this popular software used by Jewellery Designers to design and make Jewellery using CAD. Read more >
OPTION FOR ONLINE TUITION A course designed for CAD Beginners. With step-by-step tutor guidance, learn how to design jewellery using computer aided design (CAD) Read more >
OPTIN FOR ONLINE TUITION Rhino & Gold, Matrix, Solidworks and more. Request tailored content to suit and obtain invaluable CAD tips for successfully manufacturing your designs or obtain technical help for a design project. Read more >
Before committing to an expensive purchase try out your chosen software with unbiased tutor guidance. Several software options to choose from. Read more >
Discover how computers can be used to design and create sculptural models. Essential for artists & creatives who wish to replicate models. Read more >
OPTION FOR ONLINE TUITION Learn the basic principles of 3D printing (Additive Manufacturing) and what part it plays in creating Jewellery product. Read more >
Explore 2 Shapes Software designed specifically to aid Jewellery Retailers in the real-time design environment. Read more...
. Explore the art of decorative colouring and pattern making on anodised aluminium. (Tutor image) Make an enquiry >
. Explore the possibilities for Cold Connections and discover the options for uniting a wide range of components or materials. Read more >
. Learn many tips and hints for simple organic casting on this one day course.Tutor image. Read more>
. Explore techniques such as rolling, etching and mark making to add an interesting textural dimension to your work or extend design options for commercial Jewellery lines. Read more >
Refine your Jewellery by learning techniques for creating effective and elegant original mounts to hold gemstones. Obtain many tips of the trade from an experienced Diamond Mounter. Read more >
Add a narrative to your jewellery and discover how acid etching and other types of metal patination can tell your story. Also learn methods for creating a patina on silver.Tutor image. Make an enquiry >
Learn the basic techniques for adding gorgeous colour to your work with vitreous enamel using a kiln. A day of discovery about possibilities.Tutor image Read more >
2-Day Private Tuition Course An introduction to engraved relief style mark making and basic enamelling techniques associated with Champlevé and Basse Taille Enamelling. Suitable for beginners. Read more >
Refine your existing enamelling techniques and learn about more complex techniques such as Champleve, Baisse-Taille, Cloisonne etc and how they could be used for your work. Tutor image Read more >
Consult with an Enamelling specialist on a troubleshooting course and explore the possibilities for a solution on an enamelling technical issue.Tutor image Read more >
1-Day Private Tuition Course An introduction to engraved relief style mark making used with transparent enamel in Basse Taille & Champleve Enamelling. Suitable for beginners. Read more >
Discover how to use hammers to create synclastic & anticlastic free flowing natural 3D shapes for jewellery. Read more >
Learn the basics of the Silversmithing Technique of Foldforming, made famous by Charles Lewton-Brain. Add three dimension to your work, without any soldering. Tutor image Read more >
1-Day Course | Suitable for all On this introduction to Jewellery Design you will learn how to design jewellery and explore the methods used by professional Jewellers for creating original jewellery design ideas and how to develop ideas/concepts into a real Jewellery Design. Location: Online or Various UK Read more>
Obtain tips of the trade for making the most of exhibition opportunities like IJL. Be ready to use a show opportunity to increase the growth & profit of your jewellery business. Location: Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Read more...
3 Hour Mini Consultancy Obtain many hints and tips for buying wholesale at UK or European Trade Fairs. Location: Nottinghamshire
Translating a trend into a commercial jewellery design could improve your sales potential. Discover how to spot and exploit trends Location: Various Tutor image
This one day introductory course for Jewellery Making beginners is designed to introduce you to the tools and practical techniques used to make a simple piece of silver jewellery. Read more...
Learn how to create beautiful images with your smart phone & photoshop perfect for use on Digital/Social Media or your website. Read more...
Refine your making skills or add techniques such as fabricating hinges or clasps to your repertoire. Ask for Tips of the Trade and get advice on troublesome technical issues. Location: Various Read more...
Discover the korean technique of adding sumptuous gold foil to silver jewellery. Tutor image. Read more...
Learn how to design specifically for laser cutting and see how your designs are produced by laser technology on acrylic or plywood. Explore sublimation on acrylic. Read more...
Obtain expert tips of the trade to help you reduce making time & costs, for models in metal whilst maintaining quality and design characteristics required for commercial jewellery. Read more...
3 Hour Consultancy Get help from an industry expert and create a tailored plan for launching/marketing your new jewellery designs. Location: Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Read more...
3 Hour Mini Consultancy Find out how to effectively engage with those who have the power to give you access into a genuine jewellery sales environment. Location: Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Read more...
Marketing for Success Jewellery Retailers can obtain expert help to create a relevant plan for promoting their online or bricks and mortar business. Location: Birmingham Jewellery Quarter or In-house option. Read more...
Learn Pearl and Bead threading and knotting; how to add clasps to your work and tips for obtaining a professional finish to your Necklaces or Bracelets. Any level Location: Birmingham, London or Oxfordshire
Obtain some invaluable Tips of the Trade on rhodium plating from a trade specialist. Make an enquiry
<< An Introduction >> Learn how to handle, store, mould, texture, torch, kiln fire and finish Precious Metal Clay to create Fine Silver Jewellery. Tutor Image
<<Beads/Hollow Forms >> This 1-day course will show you the basic techniques for creating your own fabulously original beads and hollow forms from PMC. Tutor Image
<< Adding Colour >> Learn a variety of different ways to add colour to PMC & Art Clay by using Enamel, Paints and Ink. Tutor image
Stonesetting Techniques Learn how to add stones to PMC by using Cabochon (Rub over) stonesetting techniques. Tutor image.
Learn more about the process of Mould Making, Mould Cutting and Wax Injection. Obtain some tips on how to expertly retrieve your wax models, along with some time saving tips of the trade. Location: Nottinghamshire only
Mini 3 Hour Course . Learn more about the metallurgy of noble metals; Silver, Gold and Platinum; Trade tips of Alloys. Tailor to suit. Location: Central London & ONLINE Read more...
Learn essential hints & tips for polishing jewellery to retail standard. Location: Various Read more...
Masterclass Obtain many 'Tips of the Trade' from Trade Master Polisher Stephen M Goldsmith VISITING TUTOR ONLY Read more...
Obtain some essential trade tips for successfully using a PUK Spot Welder in Jewellery fabrication, manufacture and repairs. Location: Birmingham JQ only
Watch Cases & Bracelets Learn skills and techniques from a master Goldsmith specialises in precious metal watch case and bracelet construction and repair. Read more...
Obtain some Tips of the Trade to improve your Silversmithing techniques or learn a few basic skills such as raising, blocking and planishing. Location: Derbyshire & Middlesborough only Tutor image
Explore the Art of holloware Metal Spinning or obtain Tips of the Trade from a Master Spinner and Silversmith. Read more...
Introduction Learn one or two basic techniques of stonesetting eg Rub-over (bezel) or Claw to get started and develop skills. Read more...
Setting Awkward Shaped Stones. Learn essential techniques for setting a variety of shaped stones. Read more...
Tips of the Trade Get expert advice for troublesome setting issues from an experienced trade stonesetter. Read more...
Bezel Setting Essential Tips. Get invaluable tips for improving your bezel setting techniques and work more efficiently. Read more...
Introduction to Pave Micro Setting An Introduction to Pave Micro Setting techniques using a Microscope. Read more...
Introduction to Lapidary A course for beginners designed to introduce you to the methods & equipment used for carving stone/minerals. Location: West Sussex Read more...
For Beginners | Learn practical techniques for making Soutache embroidered jewellery, such as needlework, braiding & adding beads etc Location: Birmingham only Read more...
Gain confidence and learn many time-saving tips for a precise, clean professional soldering joins. Suitable for beginners. - Various Locations Read more...
Tips of the Trade Accurate saw piercing can define the quality of a piece. Learn techniques for a neat professional finish on intricate work. Location: Various Read more...
Beginners | Teens COURSE |A day of discovery for young people aged from 14-17 designed to start exploring their potential for being a jeweller. Adult may accompany. Read more...
Discover the basics of carving and sculpting in Wax to create models. Read more...
For Beginners | An introduction to making elegant jewellery using wire working techniques. Suitable for all. Location: Birmingham JQ or Cambridge Read more...
For Beginners | An introduction to the techniques for wrapping, twisting and weaving wire to make beautiful Jewellery. Suitable for all. Location: Birmingham JQ or Cambridge Read more...
Gem-A Diploma Exam Courses
(Gemmological Association of Great Britain)
5 Day Practical Course + Exam day. This course follows the Gem-A Diamond Practical tuition course syllabus. Gem-A accredited tutor. Location: Coventry Read more>
10 Day course + Exam (or equivalent part-time) This course follows the Gem-A Diamond Theory tuition course syllabus. Gem-A accredited tutor. Location: Coventry Read more >
20 Day course + Exam (or equivalent part-time) This course follows the Gem-A Diamond Diploma theory & practical tuition course syllabus. Gem-A accredited tutor. Location: Coventry Read more >
15 Day course + Exam (or equivalent part-time) This course follows the Gem-A Gemmology Foundation course syllabus. Gem-A accredited tutor. Location: Coventry Read more >
Mentoring | Mentored Courses
6 or 9 Month Programs for Jewellers or Jewellery Graduates. Read more >
Jewellery Experience Days for Everyone
From £295 | Beginners | Up to 2 persons An informative and creative day of Jewellery Making with guidance from a professional Jeweller Location: Various UK. Read more>
From £370 | Beginners | Up to 3 Persons An enjoyable and fun day of making Jewellery for a small group of like minded creative friends. Location: Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Read more >
From £295 | Beginner Teen with a Chaperone A day of discovery for a young person aged from 14-17 designed to help them start exploring their potential for being a jeweller. Read more >