A Guide to the Different Types of Jewellery Making
Take a look at the pictures and text below to see some popular types and techniques of jewellery making explained...
Beading: Using beads to make earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings. Beaded jewellery is fun and easy to do from home.
Perspex: A fun and funky material to work with, you can cut out shapes and join elements together to make pieces. www.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk/resin-and-perspex/
Stone Setting: Learn how to set your own stones in silver including caboshons, tube settings and gypsy settings. www.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk/silver-jewellery/
Silver Jewellery: You can make all types of jewellery using traditional techniques inluding silver rings, broaches, bangles & more. www.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk/silver-jewellery/
Wire Wrapping: The technique of using different shapes of wire combined with beads and stones to make intracute pieces. www.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk/beading-and-wire/
Fashion Jewellery: Comines all types of materials from beads, chain and wire to feather, buttons and fabrics.
Metal Clay: A fantasic material containing millions of tiny silver particles. It can easly be shaped and fired to make silver jewellery from home.