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You will explore how to make contemporary sculptural jewellery pieces with silver inlay, inlaid pearls and laminating different woods. We will be shaping and decorating and there will be time to experiment from what we have learnt during the week. We will make a pendant with small silver dot inlay, a ring or pendants with silver line inlay, a ring or pendants with an inlaid pearl, a laminated piece and a painted carved piece of your choice.
Who should take this course?
Complete beginners or those with jewellery skills who wish to learn another material without needing to make large investment in new tools.
There will be guided exercises that also allow for individual design input. We will look at the diverse range of jewellery by contemporary designers using wood in a huge variety of ways and information will be given on sourcing materials.
By the end of the course you should learn a variety of ways to use wood in jewellery and ideas for how to continue more projects. You will make at least 4 pieces of jewellery in wood using different decorative methods
Clear, easy to understand lessons:
A certificate of completion:
This course is scheduled to run on campus in a face to face delivery format. Please note that due to the ongoing pandemic situation this course may be adapted in line with UK government guidance or other operational requirements. This may include changing course location (to another UAL site), cancellation of the course, or moving part or all of the course online. In the event of any changes being required we will inform you as soon as possible and support you in any changes required. Please bear this in mind when making any travel, visa, or accommodation arrangements.
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On this course you will explore how to make contemporary sculptural jewellery pieces with silver inlay, inlaid pearls and laminating different woods. We will be shaping and decorating and there will be time to experiment and build on what you have learnt.