Intensive Ultimate

Duration :   
64 sessions    160 hours
Rolling schedule available

Overview:
Hatton Studios is Hong Kong’s foremost professional jewellery making hub.  Join this thriving creative community for an eight week, intensive course designed take beginners to advanced level, or for those with experience to extend their skills. Develop techniques used by professionals and discover your own creative potential.

Skills:
Week 1 & 2    Level 1

  • Introduction to Jewellery Making  
  • Saw piercing, soldering, filing and finishing
  • The in-depth approach: Making chains and links
  • understand the metals and fabricate a piece from beginning
  • Draw down silver from bullion to wire
  • Behind the heat: Flame science
  • Silver melting process, recycling metals and understand alloys
  • From melting, pouring the metal to rolling, making wires and tubes

Week 3 & 4    Level 2                                         

  • Intermediate level
  • Refining existing techniques
  • More complex forms using hinging, riveting or multiple joints
  • Mentoring through original design and problem solving
  • Creative Options: Advance jewellery project
  • Technical Options: Signature hinged locket project
  • Understanding one of the most traditional techniques: Hinge making and tubing
  • How to use the rolling mill correctly to roll your own silver sheet

Week 5 & 6   Level 3   

  • Specialist techniques
  • All aspects of wax carving
  • Design, carve and cast a sculptural form – exploring the 3D capability of wax
  • Aspects of creativity, developing own style and techniques
  • In preparation to following gem setting course

Week 7 & 8   Level 4    

  • Advanced techniques
  • An introduction to gem setting
  • Different settings
  • Choice and properties of gems
  • Three types of gem setting techniques including bezel, claw and flush setting or more

Criteria:
No previous experience required.
Age 14 +

Price:
HK$ 38,000 (Original $58,000) 
Rolling Schedule – Pick any available classes to attend.


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If you want to get more information about the summer programme. Please join any of the following Open House Info Session (info below).

See Behind the Scenes: The Art of Fine Jewellery Making
 

May 4, 2018 (Friday) 12:30pm -1:30pm
May 18, 2018 (Friday) 12:30pm -1:30pm
Jun 1, 2018 (Friday) 12:30pm -1:30pm
Jun 15, 2018 (Friday) 12:30pm -1:30pm
Jun 29, 2018 (Friday) 12:30pm -1:30pm

RSVP: info@hattonstudios.com
 

Meet the Course Director – Q&A
Jewellery making demonstration
Tools and metals introduction
Understand traditional jewellery making techniques
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