Silver Jewellery Making Workshop for Young People

25 Feb 2023 - 25 Mar 2023 · 10AM - 4PM
Every Saturday, Free with successful application (10 places)
Silversmithing Workshop
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Are you aged 14 to 19? Wish to try your hand at silver jewellery making? Join the Creative Dimension Trust and jeweller Paul Ravn at the Goldsmiths’ Centre to develop your fine making skills.

Working with precious metals is an exciting process! With help from a practising jeweller, learn how to make a personal piece of silver jewellery to take home with you. Over five weeks you will be shown traditional hand skills, such as sawing, filing, soldering and annealing.

Applications close on 23 February 2023. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, the Creative Dimension Trust will close the applications process early.

What will I learn?

You will acquire a set of fine hand skills, which can be applied or transferred to any profession requiring precision, determination and dexterity.

This is a great workshop for anyone learning skills required for careers in: Jewellery Making, Architecture, Engineering, Art Conservation, Glass Working, Theatre Design, Fashion Design, Costume Design.

Working in a real-life workshop, you will develop a project from initial idea right through to production.

Who will be teaching me?

You will be in safe hands with one of the UK’s leading Master Craftspeople. Paul Ravn is an expert jeweller, fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths’ and former staff member at the London Metropolitan University Jewellery School, the Cass.

Who can apply?

The Creative Dimension Trust are looking for creative young people who have an interest in the careers listed above, or similar areas, and are passionate about working with their hands. You will also need to be 14 to 19 years olds during the dates of the workshop and have good hand-eye co-ordination. 

Make sure that you demonstrate your passion for craft in your application and you must be able to attend every day of the workshop. Please be sure that you have read the Creative Dimension Trust’s Eligibility Criteria and Applications section at the bottom of the Workshop page before applying. 

How is the course funded?

This Creative Dimension Trust workshop is fully funded by the Goldsmiths’ Centre.