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An Introduction to Foldforming Course

1-Day Course | Private 1:1 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.


Foldforming : An Introduction 


Learn the basics of the Silversmithing Technique Foldforming, which was invented and made famous by Goldsmith Charles Lewton-Brain.


During the course the tutor will explain and demonstrate the ductile properties of metal (copper) that allows the metal to be folded (creased) and unfolded.


With step-by-step tutor guidance you will learn the hammering, rolling and heating (annealing) techniques used on a single piece of sheet metal to create simple foldformed design of your own.


Foldforming is a great way to add unusual three dimension to your work, without any soldering.


This course is suitable for those who already have some basic metalworking, jewellery or silversmithing skills.

How to foldform silver and copper course
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Tutor Options

All tutors work as professional jewellers, Goldsmiths, Designers or are Jewellery Industry specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.

Course/ Type Location

Tutors & Course Fee

Tutor Experience


Melissa R

Louise M Silversmith & Jeweller

Course Fee: £320

 Copper/Silver - Pay the tutor direct for what you use on the day, or you may bring your own.


Melissa R

Collette Jeweller / Goldsmith

Course Fee: £320

 Copper/Silver - Pay the tutor direct for what you use on the day, or you may bring your own.


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Additional 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 industry/trade work to teach. 

About Materials

Base metal/ Copper or silver is NOT included. This is because Bespoke Courses are tailored to suit  individual makers needs.

You can bring your own base metal or silver, the tutor can provide guidance before the course or you can pay the tutor direct for what you use on the day.

Booking/Payment Information

Payment is required in advance and payments are handled safely and securely by BACS Bank Transfer invoicing (IBAN SWIFT or Paypal 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 Information

  • Once you have booked a cancellation fee of *£95  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. £95 applies only to a standard one day course.


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