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Building A Jewellery Business

Building A Jewellery Business

Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Judy Head


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

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor Description

Judy Head has established her own company, Head Creative Associates, as a specialist design and marketing business, dedicated to the needs of the fine jewellery industry.  Their commissions vary from the development of a new brand identity to the preparation and delivery of visual merchandising training programmes. Judy has always allowed some time to teach, her preferred subject being that of business - how to operate as a freelance sole trader or set up a small business, how to find business, how to get paid and operate at a profit. Her website is


Please bring with you to the first session:

  • A notebook and pen

Available dates

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