Jewellery Making: Intensive Ultimate Programme


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Course information:

Duration : 64 sessions / 120 hours
availability: Rolling schedule / 2.5 hours per session

HJI’s Jewellery Making Ultimate Programme is a comprehensive course designed to take beginners to advanced level, or for those with experience to extend technical skills in craftsmanship. The Programme encompasses all aspects of jewellery making from saw piercing, soldering, filing and finishing techniques to wax carving and gem setting. Students are taught to fully understand fine metals and how to fabricate a jewellery piece from beginning to end.

Learn to use the rolling mill and draw bench to make silver in different shapes and sizes. Develop silversmithing techniques used by professionals and discover your own creative potential.

The Ultimate Programme allows each student to create elaborate designs and challenge themselves both creatively and technically.

HJI’s courses are designed so that students are taught on one-on-one basis.


COursE OUTLINE:

Level 1

  • Introduction to Jewellery Making techniques: saw piercing, soldering, filing and finishing

  • Draw down silver from bullion to wire

  • Learn behind the heat: Flame science

  • Learn silver melting process, recycling of metals, and understand alloys

LEVEL 2

  • Intermediate level

  • Refining existing techniques

  • Use more complex forms including hinging, riveting or multiple joints

  • Creative Project: Create piece using advanced jewellery techniques

  • Technical Project: Create a Signature hinged locket

  • Learn to use the rolling mill to roll your own silver sheet

LEVEL 3

  • Specialist techniques

  • Discover all aspects of wax carving

  • Design, carve and cast a sculptural form – exploring the 3D capability of wax

  • Practice different creativity approaches, develop your own style and techniques

LEVEL 4

  • Advanced techniques

  • Learn primary gem setting techniques: Bezel Setting, Claw Setting, & Flush Setting

  • Choice of properties of gems


Top Up
Learn additional gem setting techniques with top up options:

You can add to the Ultimate Programme 3 additional types of gem settings (extra 16 sessions = HK$9,500)

  1. Tube Setting

  2. Collet Setting

  3. Crown Setting
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    You can add to the Ultimate Programme 6 types of gem settings (extra 32 sessions = HK$19,000)

  4. Tension Setting

  5. Bezel Setting (Faceted Stone)

  6. Prong Setting (from Square Rod)





ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

No previous experience required.
Age 14 +

CLASS SCHEDULE:

All courses operate on a rolling schedule. You may book your classes in advance and choose to attend any session from the listed Course Schedule.

The flexibility of the rolling schedule allows you to complete the Ultimate Programme at your own pace and is designed to complete the course as early as eight full immersive weeks.


 

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For more information on our courses or to book a tour of the Hatton Jewellery Institute, contact our team.


CLASS SCHEDULE:

All courses are on rolling schedule. Students can pick any day to start their course or combine evening and day classes.

CANCELLATION AND REBOOKING POLICY:

Hatton Jewellery Institute operates a 24 hour rebooking policy on all classes. Late cancellation or absence will result in forfeiting of class or re-booking fee.


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