Jewellery Making for Beginners

A day of practical experience in the workshop of a professional Goldsmith 

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


How to be a Jeweller

This fully guided practical course for Jewellery Making Beginners has been designed to help you find out more about what it is really like to be a jewellery maker.


No previous metal working experience required.


During the day you will be working on your own design and make a piece of jewellery using using traditional jewellery making tools and equipment with step-by step guidance from a professional Jeweller.

This course is designed to help you decide if you have what it takes to become a Jewellery Maker before committing to long term training.

Your course is located in an authentic jeweller's workshop.

You will get the opportunity to try out traditional making techniques and use jeweller's tools.



With tutor step-by-step guidance you will design and make a simple and beautiful piece of silver jewellery based on your own design. 

Course Description


You will obtain one-to-one practical instruction from a professional jewellery maker. You will get a feel for how they work, see how their trade workshop is set up and obtain information from them about useful jewellery trade suppliers.


Do you have what it takes to be a Jewellery Designer Maker?

See these clues to your hidden talent

Did you enjoy being artistic or creative at School or College?

Do you see yourself as being good at solving problems or puzzles?

Do you sometimes see  jewellery and imagine how you would make it differently or better?

Learning to work in metal is a skill  you learn, practise makes perfect. 

Does the idea of trying this out interest or inspire you?

Do you enjoy;


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Course Fee and Course Date

More information

About the Course Fee

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


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

Vat is not applicable

What is the course fee?

See the table below and select your tutor / course location option to see what your course fee is.


Course fee's quoted are subject to tutor availability.


Why are course fee's different?

Because the course fee is mainly determined by each individual tutor's day rate for teaching.

What is the course date?

The course date is for you to decide, subject to tutor availability.


Simply enquire about a couple of preferred course date options and I will check the tutor availability for you.


Silver is NOT included in the course fee, becasue the cost depends on what you decide to make.

You pay the tutor directly for the silver you use on the day.

This is because Bespoke Courses are tailored to suit  individual makers needs.

Course Location
Tutors & Course Fee
Tutor Experience

Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter

Nick G

Course Fee: £320 GBP

Materials not included, You pay the tutor for what you use on the day.

​Vat is not applicable


Collette W

Course Fee: £320 GBP

Materials not included, You pay the tutor for what you use on the day.

Vat is not applicable


Louise M

Course Fee: £310 GBP

Materials not included, You pay the tutor for what you use on the day.

​Vat is not applicable

Cornwall (Falmouth)

Becca W

Course Fee: £295 GBP

Materials not included, You pay the tutor for what you use on the day.

​Vat is not applicable


Dave G

Course Fee: Upon request


Andrew T

Course Fee: Upon request

Central London

Kelvin B

Course Fee: Upon request

Materials not included, You pay the tutor for what you use on the day.

​Vat is not applicable

Various Other UK Locations

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Additional information

Only expert tutors



Your tutor will only be an established highly skilled Goldsmith or Jewellery Industry professional.


Practical courses are taught in the workshop of your tutor. This will give you the added benefit of seeing first-hand how they carry-out their own professional trade practise.


  • See how their workshop is set up.


  • See which tools they find invaluable.


  • Find out some of their trade secrets.

Practical Matters


Workshop Hours


Flexible to suit, usually 9.30am to 4.30pm


Lunch is not provided so you'll need to  bring a packed lunch to suit your own dietary requirments.


Do you have a question?

Please make an general course enquiry or request a Course Information sheet. 

The focus is on you

Course content


Courses are individually tailored to suit your skill level and requirements wherever technically possible and feasible in the time allowed on the day of your course, as determined by the tutor.


When making a course enquiry please provide as much information as you can about what you want to acheive on your course.


All your information will better prepare the tutor so that you can obtain the best possible course experience.


How to Book

Choose your date

 Do this by pressing this by pressing the "Make a Course Enquiry" button below and complete the form provided.


Booking Information


Payment terms

Payment is required in advance and payments are handled safely and securely by PayPal or BACS invoicing.


Booking Terms

  • Once you have booked a cancellation fee of £65 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 another date if you wish. 


  • Should I need to cancel your course due to unforeseen circumstances I will refund your course fee in full.


If you haven't found the information you are looking for or you want to ask a question about a course please make an enquiry.


Or you may text  a question to Dawn on 07703 287640


An informal  Consultancy is available for Jewellery Designer Makers in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter or please make a virtual meeting request.

Please email  Dawn Meaden-Johnson for information.


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