Foldforming : An Introduction

Jewellery Techniques : 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.


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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Derbyshire, UK

Louise M

Professional Jeweller & Silversmith

Course Fee: £320 Vat n/a

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Additional Course Information

What is the course date?

The course date is set by you, so that you can undertake a tuition session at your convenience.


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

Copper for Foldforming techniques practise is 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.

Where there is a selection of tutors,  course, fee's may vary due to individual tutor requirements for teaching.


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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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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