It’s that time of year again and we are super excited to be running our annual student competition. Taking part is a great chance to promote your work, get exposure and of course bag some fab prizes. Absolutely anyone who has attended a class or is booked in to attend a class with us can enter. For full details and to enter click here
Linda Jones – Wire Jewellery Masterclass Confirmed
International wire jewellery expert and writer of 8 top-selling bead and wire jewellery books, Linda Jones is coming to LJS this Autumn to run a much anticipated 2-day masterclass in wire jewellery. This is a unique opportunity for our students to access more excellent tuition and build on techniques from our regular beading and wire classes. Not too be missed! Pop the date in your diary and get saving. Only 8 places in total. For full details and booking click here.
We are so proud of LJS student Mary-ann Nelson who has attended a range of classes with us for the launch of her lovely new websitewww.zaradesigns.com packed full of stunning pieces made from metal clay and polymer clay. She is now selling her work online via her Etsy store take a look for some great jewellery and inspiration.
Bits & Pics from our Open Evening
Thanks to everyone who came along to our open evening earlier this month. It was a huge sucess with over 70 prospective students popping through to say hi, meet some of the tutors and take a look around the studio. Take a look at our pictures on the blog and don’t forget to sign up to our blog for regular jewellery making news and info. For those of you who didn’t make it don’t worry, we will be having another one soon.
Opportunity: Photographer Looking for Jewellery
Damian Kruhelski is a student photographer interested in taking some photographs of jewellery to build up his still life portfolio. He has kindly offered to take pictures for free for LJS students which could then be used for advertising and promotion of your work. If you are interested in having some of your jewellery snapped he can be contacted directly on firstname.lastname@example.org
Sign up to Benchpeg – the Jewellery Industry Newsletter
Benchpeg is the jewellery industry e-newleltter and website which is completely free to sign up to and is an excellent resource for jewellers. We are always signposting our students to their site to look for potential jobs, opportunities, events and trade information. Take a look and see what you think – benchpeg.com
Bye bye Julia
As many of you may know this month we said farewell to our General Manager, Julia Patterson who has moved to take up an exciting position at Heal’s department store. After over a year at LJS we are sad to see her go but happy for her that she is moving on. We are super excited that our lovely Press and Finance Co-ordinator Natasha Sutila has now filled the postion as our new General Manager! Onwards an upwards for all
Wednesday 20th July £35 (ex VAT) A great introduction to beaded jewellery, this class covers everything you need to know about the tools, materials and findings that you need to start making beautiful beaded jewellery.