Jewellery Making: Intensive Ultimate Programme
Duration : 64 sessions / 120 hours
availability: Rolling schedule
Hatton Studios is Hong Kong’s foremost professional jewellery making hub. Join this thriving creative community for an eight week, intensive course designed take beginners to advanced level, or for those with experience to extend their skills. Develop techniques used by professionals and discover your own creative potential.
duration: week 1 & 2
Introduction to Jewellery Making
Saw piercing, soldering, filing and finishing
The in-depth approach: Making chains and links
understand the metals and fabricate a piece from beginning
Draw down silver from bullion to wire
Behind the heat: Flame science
Silver melting process, recycling metals and understand alloys
From melting, pouring the metal to rolling, making wires and tubes
duration: WEEK 3 & 4
Refining existing techniques
More complex forms using hinging, riveting or multiple joints
Mentoring through original design and problem solving
Creative Options: Advance jewellery project
Technical Options: Signature hinged locket project
Understanding one of the most traditional techniques: Hinge making and tubing
How to use the rolling mill correctly to roll your own silver sheet
duration: WEEK 5 & 6
All aspects of wax carving
Design, carve and cast a sculptural form – exploring the 3D capability of wax
Aspects of creativity, developing own style and techniques
In preparation to following gem setting course
duration: WEEK 7 & 8
An introduction to gem setting
Choice and properties of gems
Three types of gem setting techniques including bezel, claw and flush setting or more
No previous experience required.
Age 14 +
Special Promotion PRICE:
Full course: $38,000 (Original Price: $58,000)
BOOK A TOUR:
For more information on our courses or to book a tour of the Hatton Jewellery Institute, contact our team.
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.