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Intermediate Summer School: Week One 19th August - 23rd August

Intermediate Summer School: Week One 19th August - 23rd August


This course is currently fully booked. Please get in touch if you would like to join the waiting list or be notified if we add another week, or join us on our other summer school weekOur summer schools provide an intensive and in depth week spent in our wonderful workshop. They provide 25 hours workshop time - Monday to Friday 10.30 - 3.30


This intermediate level course will suit makers who have completed our previous level one beginners summer school or level one six week course or the equivalent. Get in touch if you aren't sure if this is the right course for you. 


Tea and refreshments will be provided each day but please bring your own lunch. Each day will start with a new technique demonstration and there will be a project to work on using that technique for you to complete if you choose to. There will also be time each day to work on your own projects and designs with  support and guidence. We will spend some time in the first session discussing what each student wants to acheive during the week and there will be plenty of space and time to work independantly to acheive these goals.


  • Monday: chunky organic bezel setting. Example Project - a chunky fine silver ring with irregular stone
  • Tuesday: rivets & pivots, cold connections and rotating hinges. Example project - an articulated necklace of over lapping shapes or a rivet hinged domed locket
  • Wednesday: soldering skill builders - explore pallion, pick and paste soldering and deep dive into intricate jobs and tricky soldering tasks. Example projects - bring your tricky soldering projects to work on
  • Thursday: sand casting natural objects. Example projects - a set of sand cast natural charms
  • Friday: Free making day



Date:  19th, 20, 21st, 22nd & 23rd,  August (Monday - Friday)

Time: 10.30am - 3.30pm each day

Venue: Nottingham Jewellery School, 28 Block D, Hartley Business Centre, Ellesmere Crescent, Nottingham, NG5 1DG

Tutor: Alys Power



Who is this class suitable for?

Those with a little experience. If you know your way around the soldering bench and which end of the saw to hold this course is for you. The more experience you have the more refined and polished your makes will be but as we keep the groups small there is plenty of time and space for you to work at your own pace.

What will I make?

You will make a variety of pieces. Some based on our own projects sheets, some to your own design.

What will I learn?

A wide variety of jewellery making and silver smithing skills. See the main class description for details.

What is included?

All tools and equipment are provided.  Aluminium, brass and copper sheet and wire and base metal jewellery findings are included in your class fee. Please provide your own silver or purchase it at the class. We will send out a suggested materials list when you place your booking.

  • Terms & Conditions

    • Your booking fee secures your place - we cannot reserve places without payment. 

    • If we cancel or alter the content, time or location of a class you will be offered a full refund or the option to switch to another class. 

    • You have the statutory 14 days to cancel or amend your booking. After this time a 50% refund or the option to switch to another class will be offered, if cancelled more than one month before the class.

    • No refunds will be offered less then one month before the class commences. 

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