Mixed Level Jewellery & Silversmithing

Wednesday Afternoons | 13.30-16.30 | £200 | 10 weeks

OR

Wednesday Evenings | 18.00-21.00 | £200 | 10 weeks 

Create your own unique jewellery, design and create bespoke rings, earrings, bangles & necklaces to gift to someone special or to wear yourself.

This course provides the opportunity for skill development in jewellery and silver-smithing techniques. The well equipped studio enables students to learn a wide range of processes such as soldering, sawing, smithing, stone setting, texturing and polishing.

There will be some copper and brass available to begin the course but students will need to order and bring their own silver and other materials. Advice will be given regarding suppliers.

These two courses run for three terms every year, each term consists of 10 classes (Wednesday afternoons or evenings). We usually take a break over half term. Please check the afternoon dates carefully as the 10 sessions may not be consecutive due to Cambridge Woodwind Makers‘ instrument making courses taking place in the workshop.

This course is suitable for those with no experience.

Click on the booking links to see if there are still spaces, if their are none available email us at cambridgeartmakers@gmail.com to go on the waiting list.

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Rebecca Illet Jewellery & Silversmithing courses at Cambridge Art Makers

Tutor | Rebecca Ilett

Rebecca Ilett is a sculptor and Jeweller whose work references stories, characters and ideas from literature. Her work often uses traditional methods and materials, chosen for their ability to illustrate a theme or story. She often uses humour and ambiguity in her work as a device to challenge.
Rebecca has been teaching jewellery making and silversmithing in London and Cambridge for the past 13 years, having originally trained as a sculptor. She has exhibited her work internationally, and was shortlisted for the John Ruskin Prize 2017.

Find out more about Rebecca’s work here

Term Dates

September 2020 – (December) January 2021
  • Wednesdays 23rd September – 2nd December
  • Half term break 28th October
  • New dates to replace postponed lockdown classes:
    • Wednesdays 9th, 16th, 30th December
    • Wednesday 6th January
January – April 2021
  • Wednesdays 13th January – 21st April

NB. Term will officially be Wednesday 13th January until Wednesday 24th March with a break for half term on Wednesday 17th February. For all January – April courses we are scheduling 14 weeks with the tutor. Only 10 weeks of these 14 would be taught. The extra 4 are in case of further government restrictions requiring us to cancel classes.

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Location | 6 Lintech Court, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4XN, ENGLAND

Transport | The workshop is a few miles south of Cambridge city and can be reached by the route 13 buses. Follow the signs to Linton Zoo!

Participant Guidelines | Please read our participant guidelines which can be found here

Covid-19 Guidelines | Please read our covid-19 guidelines which can be found here

Access | Please note that our kitchen and toilets are on the first floor up 1 flight of stairs. If this is going to pose a problem for you please email us at cambridgeartmakers@gmail.com

Booking | Your reservation on a course is not complete until payment has been received.

Photos | We may take pictures during classes which may be used on our social media feeds and later in publicity. If you wish not to be in photographs please let the tutor and staff know at the start of the class.

Questions | if you have any questions or comments please email cambridgeartmakers@gmail.com

Availability | No spaces left? Email us at cambridgeartmakers@gmail.com to go on the waiting list.

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