Produce a professional Solitaire Ring with 4 prong setting, learn to size, repair & re-tip prongs. Develop bezel settings for faceted gems & create a tapered ring band with thread setting techniques.
- Creation of Solitaire ring with 4 prong head.
- Sizing of rings, repair of jewellery and prong re-tipping;
- Bracelet sections with Bezels.
- Bezel setting of a variety of gems.
- Tapered Ring band for thread setting technique on round gems.
- Thread or Bead setting technique on flat surfaces.
- Thread or Bead setting technique on curved ring surfaces.
- Completion and perfect polishing of all projects.
Tools and materials
Like all JDMIS courses, students receive everything they need to complete all their coursework. This course includes all the tool and reference material needed in order to immediately start producing jewellery.
You will be you taking back your jewellery workbench, high-speed rotary drill, torch and tools of the trade to continue producing stunning jewellery from home.
Class size and safety
With only 6 students in a class you learn fast and expert international instructors keep you safe in class and ensure you stay safe as you continue to practice this ancient art.
If you are creative and enjoy working with your hands, metalsmithing is much more accessible that you would imagine. You do not need jewellery or art experience to get started, and your classmates come from all walks of life - ensuring an enriching and enduring experience.
This course offers a practical hands-on experience. At the end of the workshop, participants will have produced one or more pieces of jewellery.
Next Steps (Powder Metallurgy Specialisation):
MS400 - Traditional Metalsmithing 4: Casting Metals and Advanced Stone Setting
Next Steps (Complementary Metal Arts Specialisation):
NM300 - New Metal Technology 3: Advanced techniques with Moulds to Gold
Participants attending and completing this programme as a stand-alone certification can choose to enroll for the Precious Metal Arts Advanced Diploma.
1 week (Full-time), or
5 weeks (Part-time)
JDMIS runs week-day, weekend and weeknight courses for this popular course. JDMIS also has flexible make-up schedules and graduates can return without cost for refresher courses (subject to availability).
Course fee is inclusive of GST as well as all tools and materials provided during the course.