Wirework Jewellery

Create jewellery and small objects using wire working techniques. Ideal for beginners or those with some jewellery experience wishing to learn a new skill.

Who is this course for

Develop skills to design and create wirework jewellery. You will learn basic techniques of working with coloured wire to create jewellery or decorative objects.

Suitable for complete beginners. Also ideal for those who have some jewellery experience but wish to add to their repertoire.

This Course will take place at Blackfriars Settlement 1 Rushworth Street, London SE1 ORB
This a new Mary Ward Centre location and is a short walk from Southwark Tube Station.

What does this course cover

You will be learning techniques for working with coloured wire to create decorative objects or jewellery.
You will be exploring:
The properties of wire - what it can and can't do
Basic weaving techniques
Bead setting
Shape and form

Simple and more advanced projects will be provided. Students are welcome to develop own ideas
You will learn basic techniques for working with wire such as:
different weaving techniques
a variety of beading techniques
forming and shaping wire-work

You will learn to make your own jewellery. The course aims to provide you with all the essentials needed to continue on your own.

What will it be like

This is a practical course where you will be making jewellery and/or objects from coloured wire.

This will be supported via:
Group discussion
Individual advice and guidance

Ongoing verbal feedback throughout the course
Informal group reviews
Self -assessment

What else do you need to buy or do

Basic materials such as coloured wire and beads will be provided. Additional materials are available at low cost if you wish to use them.
All equipment provided.
You may wish to bring a note or sketch book.
This course is ideal for those wishing to learn a simple technique which can be developed at home.

There is no formal homework set, but you are encouraged to develope your skills and ideas on your own.
Please be aware that you will need to wear appropriate clothing or apron as this class takes place in a studio space and the college cannot be held responsible for any damage to items worn in it.

What this course could lead to

This course is ideal for those wishing to learn a simple technique which can be developed at home.

You may progress to other jewellery or related courses at Mary Ward Centre or elsewhere. Your tutor will guide you.

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Got a Question about this Course?

Contact The Departmental Administrator.

Why come to Mary Ward Centre?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’