Textures for Enamelling

1-Day Private Tuition Course

All tutors work as professional jewellers or are jewellery trade specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.


Course Description

Course Description

This course introduces you to the engraved relief style mark making associated with the designs of Champlevé (engraved channels) and Basse Taille (layered depth cuts) Enamelling styles.

On this course you will be creating a small collection of engraved sample designs on Gilding Metal to practice these techniques.

You may bring silver if you prefer to use this or buy direct from the tutor.

Please advise if advance if Silver is your preference.

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Course content includes

  • Considering relief design pattern for transparent enamel

  • Learning how to transfer a simple design onto sheet metal

  • The importance of tool sharpening/maintenance

  • Critical tool holding techniques

  • Textural mark making; Engraved channels & layered cuts or recesses

With tutor guidance you will first practising several mark making methods and then apply these ideas to sheet metal to create surface relief channels, or cuts effective for holding wet enamel.

  • Course content can be tailored to suit your own work.


This course is designed for Jewellers or Silversmiths, no previous knowledge of Engraving is required.


  • Your dates for this two day course may be booked as consecutive or separate dates.

  • Another person may attend with you; additional charges apply please ask for details

How to engrave for Champleve or basse taille enamelling, a course from The Bespoke Jewellery Training Co

Basse Taille Enamelling

Engraved cuts or marks in varying depths to emphasize different shades of the same hue that are filled with vitreous enamel to create a surface design.


Champlevé Enamelling

A collection of engraved/carved relief work that create channels in the surface of metal, designed to hold vitreous enamel.


Images above copyright tutor Harry FS, All rights reserved.

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Tutor Experience

Nottinghamshire, UK

Harry F

Goldsmith & Engraver & Enameller

Course Fee: Available upon request

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Additional Course Information

What is the course date?

The course date is arranged on a date to suit you, so that you can undertake a course at your convenience.


When you book you will be offered a selection of course dates to choose from or you can ask about particular dates or days of the week preference.

All dates / times of course sessions are subject to tutor availability.

Start time are generally 10am GMT London Time but this can be adjusted slightly to suit.

About Materials

Precious Metals are not included in the course fee.

Silver is not included.

If you wish to work in silver the tutor will advise what you need to bring before the course.

Base Metals

Included in the course fee.


Specialist Tool Hire

Included in the course fee.


About the Course Fee

A large portion of the course fee quoted is paid to the tutor, because, it’s their expertise that you pay for.

In addition a there is a small fee for arranging your course which is included in the total course fee.


Course fee payment is required in advanced by BACS Bank Transfer invoice or IBAN for international students.

Vat/Tax is not applicable


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  • 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.

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Booking Information

Payment Terms

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.


Booking Terms

  • Once you have booked a cancellation fee of £75*  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.

* 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. £75 applies only to a standard one day course.


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