In the Studio Jewellery School are delighted to announce that we have, at long last, moved our school to Alicante in Spain. Our first set of Spain-based courses are now viewable on our Calendar page and available to book.

All our lecturers have agreed to fly out to Spain to continue teaching their wonderful skills to old and new students, in fact they are looking forward to it.

The courses will be slightly shorter days therefore enabling the possibility of family and friends to also enjoy some of your company should they want to join you. We have already been contacted by a company who are organising trips to bodegas and sightseeing should any students and friends want to join in with other things. Our intention is that all should leave with our usual high standard of skills learnt but also have a wonderful experience.

We have already made contacts in the area with people who will let rooms from 15 euros per night per person and will drive them to and from the school for the courses. We will be looking at more options for students as soon as we can. The closest beach of Guardamar is 15 minutes drive from us and Torrevieja 20 minutes, so if it’s a beach you are looking for it’s not far. Alicante airport is about 20 minutes away, we are located down a quiet country lane but close to villages and towns, nothing too far away.

Thank you all for your kind wishes on our facebook page, we really do appreciate them.

Very best wishes to you all and look forward to you joining us in the lovely warm sunshine.

Introduction To Jewellery Making

This three-day course covers the use of tools and workshop discipline and teaches the techniques of:

• Basic stone setting

• Silver soldering

• Shaping and manipulating silver

• Piercing (Sawing)

• Texturing

• Filing

• Annealing (Softening Metal)

• Finishing (Polishing)

The lecturer for this course is Teresa Speer, who holds a BA (Hons) in jewellery.

Teresa is one of the schools resident lecturers and has exhibited both nationally and internationally.

In addition to this Teresa has lectured at both Loughborough University School of Art and Design and Birmingham City University. She has been teaching jewellery making for over 20 years.

Courses are limited to six places to ensure that there is a good student to teacher ratio, however this does mean that places are limited and as such students are advised to book early to ensure a place on the course.