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York School of Jewellery is an independent school of jewellery and silversmithing and the largest service provider of classes and courses in jewellery, silversmithing and design in the North of England. We have a reputation for teaching and success second to none. The quality of tuition and facilities are reflected in the standard of the work produced by our students. Why not take the time to have a look at some of their work on this website?

Definitions of terms on this website and used by other professional bodies and websites

Jewellery - Any item that is body adornment and can be made in any material including bone, wood, metal clay, stone, silver, gold, palladium, platinum.

Silversmithing - Any item that is made of silver that is not body adornment e.g. goblets, teapots, chalices etc

Goldsmithing - Any item made of gold that is not necessarily jewellery - see silversmithing above.

 

2015 CALENDAR 2015

JANUARY

Tuesday 6th (start date) 10 week course (evening) - Introduction to jewellery (stone setting)

Saturday 10th Chasing and repouse - day one (of two)

Saturday 17th Chasing and repouse - day two (of two)

Saturday 24th Jewellery experience day

Saturday 31st Introduction to enamelling

FEBRUARY

Saturday 7th Silversmithing experience day

Saturday and Sunday 21st and 22nd Introduction to cloisonne

MARCH

Saturday 7th Demystifying soldering

Saturday and Sunday 21st and 22nd Ring Making

APRIL

Saturday and Sunday 18th and 19th Introduction to plique a jour

Saturday 25th Jewellery experience day

MAY

Saturday and Sunday 2nd and 3rd Introduction to mount making and stone setting

Saturday and Sunday 16th and 17th Advanced cloisonne

JUNE

Saturday and Sunday 13th and 14th Intermediate mount making and stone setting

Saturday 27th Silversmithing experience day

JULY

Saturday 4th Jewellery experience day

Saturday and Sunday 25th and 26th Ring making

AUGUST

Monday to Friday (inc) 10th to 14th Summer School

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 5th Jewellery experience day

Saturday and Sunday 19th and 20th Introduction to mount making and stone setting

OCTOBER

Saturday 3rd Introduction to enamelling

Saturday and Sunday 24th and 25th Advanced plique a jour

NOVEMBER

Monday to Friday (inc) 9th to 13th Winter school

Saturday and Sunday 28th and 29th Intermediate mount making and stone setting

 

 

 


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