Learn how to make links and construct a chain on this short course, enabling you to make your own heavyweight silver bracelet to take away.
Next dates: Monday 15th March – Wednesday 17th March 2021
Learn how to set stones in jewellery, gaining fundamental knowledge about a wide range of setting processes and styles. Whether you’re a student enrolled in a jewellery-related course or a professional already working in the jewellery industry and looking to expand your repertoire, this three-day short course offers a thorough introduction to the stone setting skills you need to make dazzling jewellery pieces.
Next dates: 9th November 2020
Gain an introduction into a selection of simple enamelling techniques on this short course, which will enable you to make basic enamelled jewellery and introduce enamelled colour into your work. You will learn about vitreous enamels and how they are applied to metal, as well as what metals are suitable for enamelling and how to fire and finish them. You will be able to experiment with a range of techniques to build a range of enamel samples.
Next dates: Monday 8th & Tuesday 9th February 2021
Learn to carve wax for jewellery making and gain insight into casting theory. Ideal for students taking jewellery-related courses, as well as jewellery professionals who want to expand their skillset, our five-day short course will introduce you to a wide range of different wax carving techniques and casting knowledge.
Next dates: TBA
Learn basic jewellery manufacturing skills, gaining a thorough introduction to a variety of jewellery making techniques. If you’re just getting started on your jewellery journey and want to gain some hands-on practical experience and see how far your creativity might take you, this is the course for you.
Next dates: TBA
For industry professionals and university graduates looking to develop their skillsets, school leavers looking to get a taste for a career in jewellery and jewellery enthusiasts, we have short courses for you.
The British Academy of Jewellery offers a wide selection of hands-on jewellery design, CAD, manufacturing and gemmology courses created to provide an intensive learning experience, spread normally between 1 to 14 days.
We also offer bespoke CAD programmes where our tutors can design and deliver courses tailored to your needs.
Our Learner Services team is also on hand to give you careers advice and guidance, and you will be able to access our database of current jobs and Apprenticeship vacancies in the jewellery industry.
Study at BAJ
Learn from the best: Design your collection under the watchful eye of our Master Goldsmiths and tutors with years of industry experience.
See all London has to offer: The epicentre of creative expression and culture
Quality tutor time: Intimate class sizes ensure our students get the support they need to succeed.
Begin a career in jewellery: Our courses and apprenticeships are designed to prepare you for the next step
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