Jewellery-Cuttlefish Casting, Fly Press, Fold-Forming and Stone Setting

Short Course - Intermediate

Jewellery-Cuttlefish Casting, Fly Press, Fold-Forming and Stone Setting | Intermediate
Explore the plasticity of metal by moving, stretching, stamping, texturing or forming.

This jewellery course will offer an opportunity to learn and develop an intermediate level of casting, fold forming, fly press and stone setting.

This course has one study option
Mode of Attendance
Mode of Study
Start Date
Course Length
Mode of Attendance
  • On Campus
Mode of Study
  • Part Time
Start Date
Semester One:
1 Oct - 19 Nov 2018
Semester Two:
7 Jan - 25 Feb 2019
Course Length
40 hours (16 weeks)
Mondays
7.00pm - 9.30pm

You will experience both the delicate operation of repeatedly forging, annealing and unfolding metal to create fold-forming investigations and will also discover the more heavy duty possibilities of the fly press to punch, coin, bend, slot, tube end form, dimple or edge fold small scale jewellery pieces.

This course also gives an introduction to stone setting and the technique of using the shell of a cuttlefish to cast jewellery.

You are encouraged to keep a visual diary which reflects your personal practice, individual interests and the work of other designers. You will be able to build on your knowledge and understanding of the design process through discussion and studio based practice, culminating in a personalised project.

Assessment

This course is not formally assessed.

A complete health and safety induction will take place on commencement of the course.

Support

Students are encouraged to inform us at the time of enrolment of information relating to a disability, medical condition or specific learning difficulty. 

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants with profound physical or sensory disabilities are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Disability & Dyslexia Centre 

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in academic writing, study skills, maths and statistics, English language and information technology.

Study Skills Support

This course is recommended for those who have completed the Foundation Jewellery course or who have equivalent experience.

Required Age

All students are required to be at least 16 years of age on the commencement of course excluding the Young Artist programmes.

Course fee: £315

Refunds

A refund is only applicable where there has been illness with a medical certificate to support it.

STUDENT ID CARDS

Students enrolled on a 40/60 hour Short Course are eligible for student discounted rates around the city and at our Gray’s School of Art Materials Shop. Find out more:  

USING ID AND SMART CARDS

OTHER FEES AND CHARGES 

Gray's School of Art Materials Shop

Located within the Gray’s building, the Art Materials Shop stocks a wide range of specialist materials, papers and equipment for all kinds of creative ventures. Open to all, both student and non-student, with very competitive prices, the staff are on hand and happy to help. Open between 9am-3.30pm Monday to Friday and a selection of dates over each semester to accommodate the Short Course students.

Staff appreciate many Short Course students are busy through the day, so they are happy to take phone orders that can be collected from reception at a later/more convenient time for students.

Gray's School of Art Materials Shop

DISCLAIMER

For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter.  For further information see:

STUDENT FINANCE

Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the Gray's Short Course Team and we'll do our best to help.

Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities. 

We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.

University Wide Facilities

Apply

Apply direct to the university using our online application form. 

Successful enrolment will be confirmed by email.


Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the Gray's Short Course Team and we'll do our best to help.