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Introduction to Hand Engraving Course

1-Day Course | Private 1:1 Tuition

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


Course Description

Course content is set at beginner's level.


Your introduction to the basic principals of Hand Engraving will cover the following;

Course_An Introduction to Hand Engraving

You will learn about the importance of tool preparation and safety and how to transfer a simple design onto sheet metal.


The tutor will guide you through tool holding techniques and 

you will learn basic techniques for making cuts / patterns with the graver on copper sheet.


The principals learnt on your day of tuition will give you the foundations to guide your practice until you become a more accomplished Hand Engraver. In this instance practice and patience is required.


Hand Engraving Tips of the Trade

If you are already Hand Engraving and need some Tips of the Trade to solve troublesome techniques issues please make an enquiry.

Related Courses

Tutor Options

Course Type and/or
Workshop Location

(When available)

Tutors & Course Fee

Tutor Expertise

Birmingham Jewellery Quarter, UK

Robert C

Hand Engraver & Silversmith

Course Fee: Upon request

Nottingham, UK

Harry F

Goldsmith, Hand Engraver & Enameller 

Course Fee: Upon request


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  • At this stage this is just an enquiry with no obligation to book. We understand you may need more information.

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 trade works to teach. 

About Materials

Sheet Base metals and specialist tool hire is included in the course fee. You may bring silver sheet for practise if you wish.

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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