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Course

Introduction to Wireworking Jewellery Techniques 
1-Day 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
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Wire Working course for beginners

Image by kind permission of the tutor Carrie M. All rights reserved.

Enjoy an informal day of creative wire working and weaving in the heart of Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter. This day is a wonderful introduction to making elegant jewellery without the need for solder, adhesive or expensive equipment.

 

With step-by-step tutor guidance learn basic practical techniques for wrapping, twisting and a simple weave techniques for creating beautiful stylish jewellery shapes.

 

Whilst first practising making several samples in copper wire you will learn;

  • How to manipulate wire

  • Choose the correct size, gauge wire

  • Size and make loops, eye pins, jump rings

  • Make a simple clasp

  • Gain confidence holding and using a variety of wire working tools

  • An brief introduction to simple wire weaving techniques

 

Your day is completed by the making of an elegant piece of jewellery that captures beautiful glass beads.

Silver optional extra

You may choose to make this piece is Fine Silver rather than copper if you wish, there is a small additional charge paid direct to the tutor if Fine Silver is chosen.

 

Anyone can learn Wireworking or Wire Weaving techniques. No previous jewellery making experience is required  to enjoy learning jewellery making methods that are historically the most ancient and instinctive way for jewellery to be created, as demonstrated by elements of wire jewellery found in the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs.

Materials

Copper and Glass beads are provided for your practise.

Course Notes

Course notes and information about suppliers of wire, tools and jewellery fittings and findings are provided by the tutor.

Course Fee and Course Date

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?

Select your tutor / course location option from the table below to see what your course fee is.

 

Course fee's quoted are subject to tutor availability.

 

Why might course fees be different?

Course fees are mainly  determined by each individual tutor's day rate. 

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.

About the Materials

Materials comprising of copper wire and glass beads are included. 

Fine Silver - IS NOT included you pay the tutor direct  if you choose to use silver on your final piece of finished jewellery. 

Allow Aprox £15-£20

Course Location
Tutors & Course Fee
Tutor Experience

Tutor Options

All tutors work as professional jewellers, Goldsmiths, Designers or are Jewellery Industry specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.

Course Type and/or
Workshop Location

Tutors & Course Fee

Tutor Experience

Birmingham Jewellery Quarter

Carrie M : Wireworking Specialist

Course Fee: £275

Materials comprising of copper wire and glass beads are included.

Fine Silver - NOT included you pay the tutor direct if you choose to use silver on your jewellery piece.

Vat not applicable

Additional Course Information

What is the course date?

About the Course Fee

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 10.30am GMT London time but this can be adjusted slightly to suit.

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.

Payment

Course fee payment is required in advanced by BACS Bank Transfer invoice or IBAN for international students.

Vat/Tax is not applicable

About Materials

This course includes a small basic materials kit of copper and glass beads.

FINE SILVER IS NOT INCLUDED.

If you wish to use fine silver you pay the tutor direct for what you use, allow aprox. £15-£20

Interested?

Make a Course Enquiry

 

  • Advise your details on the form provided.

  • 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.

Instalments

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 to a standard one day course.

Question?

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
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