Beautiful Bead Jewellery Experience Day
1-Day Discovery Course | Private Tuition from a professional Jeweller
On this 1-day informal and fun course the emphasis is on making a personal beautiful necklace or bracelet using traditional pearl stringing and knotting techniques using silk and fine cord.
Have a fun enjoyable day being creative with pearl and beads.
Learn from experienced Jewellers who has kindly agreed to share their skills and experience with you.
Step-by-step private tuition in the Jewellery tutors own workshop.
With step-by-step tutor guidance you will choose from a small range of beads/pearls and clasps to create one or two piece of jewellery of your own design.
If you choose Tutor Nobuko, you may ask to make some earrings once your necklace is made.
If you wish you may bring some of your own stones/beads/ pearls, small mementos or clasps that you would like to incorporate into a design.
Learn many bead jewellery design tips from Tutor Nobuko, a contemporary jeweller who combines precious metals with beads and pearls to make beautiful necklaces. Depending on your progress you may make more than one necklace on the day.
How to choose the correct sizes and shapes of beads/pearls for balance
Considering colour combinations
Learn techniques for creating the correct space and tension between beads
How to choose and add a clasp to your Jewellery for a professional finish
Simple ways for adding sterling silver into your designs (Optional)
A basic selection of beads and findings are included in the course fee, however the tutor has treasure trove of additional pearls, beads and findings and you may make additional purchases (optional) to use on the day or take away for later practise.
A creative and fun course suitable for everyone
Tutors & Course Fee
Courses are individually tailored to suit your requirements whenever feasible in the time allowed for your course, as determined by the tutor.
When making a course enquiry please provide as much information as you can about what you want to achieve on your course.
All your information will better prepare the tutor so that you can obtain the best possible course experience.
Select your tutor / course location option from the table below to see what the course fee is.
In some cases for specialist courses we will ask you to make an enquiry and we will provide a no obligation quote for the course fee.
Course fees quoted are subject to tutor availability.
Vat is not applicable.
What is the course fee?
What is the course date?
The course date is for you to decide, subject to tutor availability.
Enquire about a couple of preferred course date options and we will check the tutors availability for you.
9.30 am start
The tutor provides a small amount of basic materials such as beads/pearls, findings and clasps for practise.
You may purchase more directly from the tutors to take home for practise if you wish. (optional)
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Tutors & Course Fee
Make a Course Enquiry
Advise your details on the form provided.
At this stage this is just an enquiry with no obligation to book. We understand you may need more information.
What is the course date?
All private tuition courses are arranged upon request on a date to suit you, subject to tutor availability.
We will provides some course dates for you to choose from or you can ask about a course date of day of the week preference.
About the Course Fee
Courses are priced individually because the course fee is based upon the fee a tutor charges to take a day out their trade works to teach.
Silver is NOT included in the course fee. This is because the cost depends on the design you decide to make and we cannot determine this beforehand.
A bead kit for practise is included in the course fee.
You pay the tutor directly for the silver you use on the day.
Bespoke Courses are tailored to suit individual makers needs regarding design and tuition.
Payment is required in advance and payments are handled safely and securely by BACS Bank Transfer invoicing (IBAN for International students.
Some courses are available to pay in instalments, whereby a non-refundable deposit is required to book your course date. Please ask for details if this is of interest to you.
Once you have booked a cancellation fee of *£80 will be deducted from your refund if you cancel your course up to and including 14 days prior to the start of the course once your payment has been received.
Cancellations received within 14 days of the course date are not eligible for a refund, however you may re-arrange your course for one other date if you wish.
Should we need to cancel your course due to unforeseen circumstances we will refund your course fee in full. Please note, travel and accommodation booked is not eligible for a refund/reimbursement, if you are worried about this we recommend you contact your own Insurer for advice.
* Amount is variable depending on the duration and type of the course. When you enquire, out quote reply will provide the actual cancellation amount applicable. £80 applies only to a standard one day course.