Building a Jewellery Business

A hands-on course that will give an overview of the essential skills needed to start a successful jewellery business. It will introduce several aspects involved in running a business and will include at least one study trip to a relevant shop or exhibition...

Taught by: Yvonne Kulagowski.

Description

A hands-on course that will give an overview of the essential skills needed to start a successful jewellery business. It will introduce several aspects involved in running a business and will include at least one study trip to a relevant shop or exhibition.

Topics covered

We will cover the following practical issues:

  • generating appropriate visual imagery
  • promotional material
  • display
  • packaging
  • pricing
  • administration
  • hallmarking
  • copyright

By the end of the course you will have a better understanding of the trading practice and jargon of the jewellery business.

Who should take this course?

This course is aimed at those intending to set up as a sole trader, studio jeweller or small business.

Level: Beginners

Entry requirements: None


Tutor information

Yvonne Kulagowski has over 15 years' of retail experience, working for the Crafts Council and Contemporary Applied Arts; she leads the dissertation unit at Camberwell College of Art and is a dissertation supervisor for the School of Fashion, Jewellery and Textiles at Central Saint Martins. Her book 'The Earrings Book' was published by A&C Black in 2007.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • A notebook and pen

Details for booking

Alternative Dates and Times

If no dates are showing then please 'Enquire about this course' using the link below and we will contact you when new dates are published.