An Introduction to Hand Engraving

1-Day Private Tuition Course

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

Hand Engraving: An Introduction


Course content is set at beginner's level.


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

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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.

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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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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 used in this course.

Your course fee includes base metals for practice and hire of specialist tools and these are provided by your tutor.

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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  • At this stage this is just an enquiry with no obligation to book. 

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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 £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.

* 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.


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