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Silver Jewellery- Beyond Basics

This course is for students who have taken either the Silver Jewellery Making-Beginner's course or Silver Jewellery Express I AND II. It will provide students with the opportunity to expand on their skills. Explore more techniques, such as an introduction to cuttlebone casting, how to claw set and flush set a faceted gemstone, texturing techniques using the reticulation process, roller printing, and various finishing techniques that will give your creations a professional finish. This course is labour intensive and has a moderate degree of difficulty. Note: Purchase your own supplies or a kit will be available to purchase from the instructor on the first day of class. See supply list online.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1206-CRS1 CR Nov 23-Dec 1 $279.00


Metal Jewellery Design Info Session

This free information session will give prospective students the opportunity to meet instructors and learn about the 8-month Metal Jewellery Design Certificate as well as the evening, weekend and summer jewellery workshops available at NIC. Tour the well-equipped studio, discover more about the field of jewellery making and design, learn about jewellery-making equipment and tools, and see what past students have accomplished. There is no cost to attend but we ask that you please pre-register.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1212-CRS1 CR Nov 14  


Silver Wire Work Essentials

Unleash your creativity! Using three simple hand tools, discover the basics of working with sterling silver wire to create your own beautiful jewellery. Learn techniques to make essential jewellery components such as ear wires, connectors, wrapped beads, clasps, head pins, jump rings and chain. Using semi-precious beads, you will assemble the components to take home three pairs of earrings; a bracelet and a wire ring. Note: Materials are provided and included in the price. See the online supply list for additional items you may need to bring from home.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1216-CRS1 CR Sep 28 $139.00