Jewellery Design – Online

This online short course will show you how to design your own jewellery collection, from idea generation, through problem solving to completed hand pencil drawing in 2D design. The course is highly practical, and in each session you will develop jewellery foundation skills. This course is technical knowledge and skills that are essential for aspiring jewellery designers.

Uni is an award winning jewellery designer, She teaches at several London colleges specialising in metal, silver clay and beading with wire work. She holds an MA in Silversmithing & Jewellery at London Guildhall University, a 1st class degree in Fine Art and a City & Guild advanced qualification.

The course will be run via Zoom, please make sure you have installed in in advance of your first class. Classes will involve some self study and information being sent to you via email or Moodle.

If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon- Thu

Who is this course for

Anyone interested in Jewellery making and design. It is open to all levels and you do not necessarily have previous experience

What does this course cover

How to design precious metal Jewellery with gemstones, using natural motifs.
Imaginative ideas for visual art with expressions in detailed 2D pencil drawing.
The Design Process and planning before bench work, helps. create unique jewellery pieces.

By the end of the course you should be able to:

Design your own metal jewellery pieces with thorough planning.
Expressing ideas into visual art in 2D, using simple HB and 2B pencils
(Gain a better understanding of how to develop a jewellery design, from an initial idea through to a finished concept)
Preparing your Portfolio and samples, sourced from different types of visual research.
Gain confidence in hands-on jewellery design and rendering.
Use a range of painting and drawing techniques to create original jewellery

What will it be like

Teaching methods: Visual demonstration and verbal explanation. Written handouts with visual diagrams. One-to-one teaching. Group discussions
Learning methods: Hands-on practical activities, Reading handouts and following instructions.
One-to-one and group discussion.
How students are assessed: Questions and answers during group discussions and one-to-one teaching.
Record of students' progress and achievement on an assessment sheet as they achieve the course objectives. Practical work produced is evidence of learning.

What else do you need to buy or do

Any plain white paper or sketch book A4, HB and 2B pencils ,rubber and ruler.

The course will be run on Zoom, please make sure you have installed it in advance of your first class on your computer or mobile device. You can sign up for free here:

You will need a microphone (it's fine to use whatever is built into your device) and camera, so we can see you via video. You may also want to use headphones during the session.

You can participate in class sessions through the use of a computer, laptop, tablet or other similar internet enabled device. Please note that if you only have access to a smartphone, you will be able to attend the class sessions and participate in them but you will find it more difficult to benefit from the full range of materials and activities involved in the course if this is your only means of connection.

Make sure you have a small space to work in during the session and that as far as possible that you can keep this space quiet and clear of interruption so that you can concentrate on what is happening in the class.

By signing up to the course you are consenting to being on camera. The content of the lesson may occasionally be recorded by the tutor for internal education and training purposes but any such recordings will not be made available to anyone outside of the Mary Ward Centre organisation without us asking you again for further permission to do so.

What this course could lead to

There are many jewellery making practical course at Mary Ward Centre.

Further Study with Mary Ward Centre.
There is detailed information in Reception about all our courses at the Mary Ward Centre. Information about other learning opportunities can be obtained from Learn Direct: and from the following websites:;;;;

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Got a Question about this Course?

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Why choose Mary Ward?

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 and weekends to suit your timetable. You can learn face to face at one of our centres (Bloomsbury or Waterloo) or take an online course

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.’