TRADITIONAL TO EXPERIMENTAL STONE SETTING
8 Week Course - Thursdays
18 Jan 2018 - 15 Mar 2018 (half-term 15 Feb)
What will be taught?
This exciting course will give you the possibility to learn and
practice traditional setting techniques e.g. bezel setting, flush setting and claw setting. After that you will be
encouraged to explore and experiment to see how you can
use the settings in a new and unconventional way.
The course will focus on:
> learning and practicing traditional stone-setting
> developing your sense of design
> applying the learnt techniques in an uncommon,
Learning and practicing the standard settings will be covered during the first half of the course. You will then be encouraged to look
for various ways of how to set stones and objects and
explore the possibilities of embracing them in alternative
ways and methods. The creative journey is as important as
the final outcome and the course aims to provide you with
new skills and experiences.
Who is it for?
Jewellers, artists, craft practitioners and students who are looking to explore new approaches to making, who want to get the chance to experiment and broaden their creative working practices. Basic jewellery-making skills are useful.
Who will teach the course?
K2 founders and course leaders Kelvin J Birk and Katrin Spranger are professional jewellers with years of teaching experience.
Meet your tutors here
Date and Time
Thursdays 18 Jan - 15 Mar 2018 (half-term 15 Feb)
10 am - 4 pm
Cockpit Arts, Cockpit Yard, Northington Street, London WC1N 2NP, UK
£690 (most materials incl.- precious stones and precious metals need to be supplied by the students)
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