Jewellery Bench Skills: Create a Textured Bangle

Hone essential jewellery manufacturing techniques as you make the components for your very own textured bangle. Suitable for beginner and intermediate jewellers who want to practise and refine their jewellery-making, Jewellery Bench Skills: Create a Textured Bangle is a four-day textured jewellery-making course giving you the opportunity to make real progress with your skills. Taught in small groups in the British Academy of Jewellery’s professional-quality bench workshops, the course will give you access to a broad range of handmaking tools. Our experienced tutors will guide you every step of the way as you create your bangle, offering personalised feedback to ensure that you are able not only to bring your design to life but also to make significant improvements to your jewellery-making skills.

Additional information




4 days


10:00 – 16:00

Next Date



Birmingham, London


Course description

Creating your own textured bangle will introduce you to a variety of different jewellery manufacturing techniques and allow you to practise and refine them as you take your piece from the initial design stage, all the way through to completion and finishing.

Entry requirements

No previous experience is required, this course is suitable for beginners.

Fees & funding


No funding is available for short courses but as a student or alumni of the past 3 years, you may be entitled to a 10% discount. To find out if you are eligible, please enquire to speak with our recruitment team.

What you will learn

In this 4 day workshop, you will explore and refine a range of jewellery-making skills to create a bespoke and handmade textured bangle.

The course includes the following skills and techniques:

  • Hot and cold connections (soldering and riveting)
  • Measure and marking
  • Piercing
  • Filing
  • Forming and shaping
  • Creating findings
  • Buffing, polishing and finishing


You will practice and perfect these techniques to create your unique and personalised bangle, and gain valuable skills and experience in jewellery fabrication and manufacture.


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 jewellery diploma programme.

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