Fees: Standard £ 149 Conc £58 Full £286 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only
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The course is about learning and developing skills and techniques to create jewellery from a range of materials. Materials and tools to use Basic beaded jewellery construction Basic design techniques Bead and wire twisting Using nylon and supple threads Using different wire techniques Using jump rings and closures Using separators Knotting between beads and pearls
Anyone interested in learning the basics of beading techniques using both thread and wire to make necklaces, pendants, and earrings; including design, colour-coordinate and combining different beads.
None -This course is recommended for beginners or those who want to develop their skills.
Design your own jewellery (colour & shape co-ordination). Manipulate wire. Make earrings and pendants. Attach clasps. Make head pins and eye pins. Tie and twist wire onto beads. Understand when to use nylon and different supple threads. Use jump ring separators. Use extension chain. Use and make different knots.
Demonstration Jewellery and technical notes Individual advice/guidance
To gain the maximum benefit practice the topics covered during the class each week. Research in books, magazines and on websites will also support your progress.
Teacher feedback Individual learning plans Student and peer self-assessment
Continue with this course to develop your skills further.
You will need to purchase basic equipment and some beads – approx: initial cost £15
Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details of all available support can be found on our website (hfals.co.uk), in the Guide and the Student handbook, or from teaching or Reception staff.