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The Narrative Jewellery Journey with Mark Fenn

The What Why and How for Jewellers, Jewellery Students/Graduates & Creatives

Private 1:1 Consultancy
Online Live 1x 3 Hours | In-Studio 3 Hours

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What is narrative jewellery, how do you creat a concept and why is Narrative Jewellery important, these and many other questions  are discussed in Mark Fenns The Narrative Jewellery Journey course

Consultancy Course Description

Narrative Jewellery, what is it? how do you begin a narrative design journey? and why could it be an important integral or parallel part of your Jewellery practice?


All these questions and more arise during this important dialogue and interaction with respected Narrative Jeweller Mark Fenn, Author of Narrative Jewelry: Tales from the Toolbox.

Tailored for you

You may also discuss an existing narrative jewellery project with Mark to help you clarify your concept and/or discuss fabrication possibilities.

This course is suitable for all Jewellers, Jewellery students, Jewellers, Jewellery Enthusiasts and Creatives.

Consultancy Content

During thought provoking discussions you will be considering:

  • Narrative Jewellery: What is it; Why it can be a valuable or significant design strategy

  • The relationship between maker, wearer and viewer

  • The significance of symbolism in design

  • Design title (or not)?

  • Co-existing design practice integration or separate design portfolio?

  • Jewellery language

  • How to begin becoming a Narrative Jeweller and Mark's Journey into Narrative Jewellery

  • Developing a narrative design concept

  • Expression of sentiments, beliefs and story

  • Defined or abstracted personalisation of Jewellery using a narrative

Course  Aim

  • Mark will inform your understanding of the subject Narrative Jewellery.

  • Discover how you can use Narrative Design Concepts as a valuable tool as part of your own Jewellery practice, by either creating your own story or by demonstrating a client’s story by way of the conceptualizstion /personalisation of a narrative they wish to keepsake in the form of a commission.

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Your 3 hour online live session is divided into 3x 1 hours sessions to allow you time for reflection in between your online sessions, in order to prompt further areas for discussions with Mark, in your next session.

This new Mentoring Masterclass initiative is an amazing opportunity for you to consult with Mark Fenn about all things relating to Narrative Jewellery and how you can begin your own Narrative Jewellery Journey with Mark's guidance. 



1. Courses are delivered interactively by Zoom or Teams and your tuition is one-to-one with the tutor. You join Zoom or Teams before the course, membership is free of charge.

2. Just before your course session the tutor will email or text you a link to join your course session just before the agreed session time.

3. Course notes will be provided before the course starts so that you can refer to these during the course and make a note of a question arising you might like to ask during the course.

4. Session start time options 9.30am or 1pm (GMT London time). Can be tailored slightly to suit.

International students please see below.


International students

- Please ensure your local time is compatible for learning with a tutor based in the UK.

- The course tuition is in English as standard. 

International payments: Please allow at least 3 days for payment,  and note the course fee must be received at least 7 days prior to the start of the course.

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

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Consultancy Cost & Delivery Options

Online Live Zoom Session
3x1 Hours 


Live online consultancy with Mark

Session Cost
£235 GBP
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3 Hours In-studio  Location South Wales



Live Online consultancy with Mark

Session Cost
£235 GBP
Make an enquiry below
For Jewellery Students
(Degree or Post Graduate)
Online Live Zoom Session3x1 Hours 


Live Online Consultancy with Mark

Session Cost
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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

Specialist courses or Consultancies are priced individually because the course fee is based upon the fee a tutor charges to take time out their trade works to teach. 

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 for a private 1:1 tuition course or £95 per person for a group course  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.

IMPORTANT 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 of private 1:1 tuition.


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

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