LJS Launches the Distance Learning Jewellery Business Course
This month saw the exciting launch of the long awaited Distance Learning Jewellery Business Course from LJS.
If you have ever wanted to set up your own jewellery business but lack the business skills, know-how and confidence needed to make it a success then this course is designed for you.
Although it covers no practical jewellery making, topics covered include: promoting and marketing your jewellery, websites and e-commerce, getting into shops and galleries, hallmarking, photography, packaging, insurance and legal requirements, finance and budgeting, pricing and selling your jewellery, social networking and blogs, taking on commissions and much more.
You can now order your copy online for a introductory price of just £99.00 (inc. VAT) for a limited time only! And if you have already completed a jewellery business class at LJS you are entitled to a 50% discount on this course.
Included in the pack is: A 50-page glossy colour workbook, DVD containing 13 short videos on each main aspect of running a jewellery business and a supplementary case study booklet.
Free Jewellery Making Project: Make a Simple Tassel Necklace
Lovely beginners beading project: Learn how to make this simple but effective beaded tassel necklace in 7 easy steps with this project from London Jewellery School Director, Jessica Rose. Beads and materials are from London Jewellery Supplies. To see the full project click here.
Christmas Opening Times
Christmas in nearly here and we are supper excited here at LJS. The office will be closed from Thursday 22nd December – Wednesday 4th January however we will be checking emails and messages periodically over the Christmas period and bookings can still be made over this time. We will also be contactable through Facebook and Twitter for any urgent queries. Have a lovely Christmas and New Year from LJS x
Student Spotlight: Boo Feltham
This month our featured student is the talented Boo Feltham, who runs her own jewellery business called Identity Silver selling her handmade jewellery made from silver metal clay. She specalises in making unique pieces using drawings, fingerprints, handprints and footprints but also makes her own range of silver jewellery. She attended our Prints and Drawings in Metal Clay class earlier this year. Take a look at her website for more details and lots of lovely pictures too www.idsilver.com
New Year Offer – 15% off January Classes
For a limited time only… book any day class that takes place between 3rd-17th January 2012 and you will receive 15% OFF! Simply use this code at checkout: NEWY2012
For full details and terms click here – www.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk/offers/
December is definitely party season and we had our own Christmas Party at the jewellery school last week with plenty of wine, beer, snacks and music. It was a fun evening and best of all, it was great to catch up with our students to see what they were up to. See our blog post and pics on the following link to find out more blog.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk
Last month we had our first weekend design compeition on our facebook page, and had lots of lovely entries. We are now running another one which ends on monday so do get posting if you would like to be in with a chance of winning a taster class gift voucher for LJS. Take a look at our page for full details and to see all the lovely entries so far – www.facebook.com/londonjewelleryschool1