Ring Making | BAJ

Ring Making

COURSE OVERVIEW

Gain practical manufacturing skills for making a range of different types of rings. Jewellery Bench Skills: Ring Making is a three-day ring manufacturing course for beginner and intermediate jewellers interested in learning how to make rings with a variety of different techniques.

During the programme, you will concentrate on specific skills for ring making and produce three finished rings in sterling silver, and two base metals. On the first day you will make a textured ring, practising skills such as annealing, texturing, shaping, soldering, sanding and polishing. On the second day, you will create a collet for a rub-over setting and set a cabochon stone onto a ring. On the last day of the programme, you will design and produce your own spinner ring.

The course is taught in small groups in the British Academy of Jewellery’s professional-level bench workshops, meaning that you can take advantage of our world-class jewellery making facilities and benefit from personalised feedback from our experienced tutors, who will be there to guide you every step of the way.

GREAT REASONS TO BOOK

Gain practical manufacturing skills for making a range of different types of rings. Jewellery Bench Skills: Ring Making is a three-day ring manufacturing course for beginner and intermediate jewellers interested in learning how to make rings with a variety of different techniques.

During the programme, you will concentrate on specific skills for ring making and produce three finished rings in sterling silver, and two base metals. On the first day you will make a textured ring, practising skills such as annealing, texturing, shaping, soldering, sanding and polishing. On the second day, you will create a collet for a rub-over setting and set a cabochon stone onto a ring. On the last day of the programme, you will design and produce your own spinner ring.

The course is taught in small groups in the British Academy of Jewellery’s professional-level bench workshops, meaning that you can take advantage of our world-class jewellery making facilities and benefit from personalised feedback from our experienced tutors, who will be there to guide you every step of the way.

Course Content
Course Content

In this 3-day ring making workshop you will explore and experiment with a range of ring making techniques and complete 1 finished ring in sterling silver and 2 in base metals.

Day 1: Students will create a textured ring, practising annealing, texturing, shaping, soldering, sanding and polishing the ring.
Day 2: Students will create a collet for a rub-over setting and set a cabochon stone onto a ring.
Day 3: Students will create a Spinner ring to their own design.

Key Information
Key Information

Next dates: August 14-16 in London, June 28-30 in Birmingham

Course duration: 3 days, 10 am – 4 pm.

Delivery: This course is taught on campus.

Entry requirements: No previous experience is required. This course is suitable for both beginner and intermediate jewellers who have an interest in making rings with a variety of techniques.

Price: £325 (includes material costs)

Progression
Progression

Students can consider progression onto one of BAJ’s other short courses in CAD or jewellery manufacturing and can find out more from our admissions team about applying for our diploma programme.

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As a current student at BAJ or an alumni of the past 3 years you can get a 10% discount on our short courses.*
To find out if you are eligible, please enquire to speak with our admissions team.

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Contact Us

Morley House,
26-30 Holborn Viaduct,
London EC1A 2AT

+44 (0)20 7405 0197

info@baj.ac.uk

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