Testimonials

We have a bi-monthly jewelry making course that takes place over 1 full weekend. If you are interested in attending, please contact us and reserve a seat.

The cost of the cost is $275 (inclusive of materials) and you will have hands on experiences with making gemstone and metal clay jewelry.feedback from jewelers

Feedback From Past Students

“Excellent course, lots fitted in, but no pressure to move on. Thank you.” Maureen McGuinness (Maureen attended a private tuition day arranged for her and two of her friends)

“Excellent day. We learned loads and had a lovely day. I just want to learn more now!” Kelly Sturgeon (Kelly attended a private tuition day arranged for her and two of her friends)

“A wonderful way of learning, I would recommend one-to-one tuition to everyone. I had a fantastic day, Sarah Jane is a very good, friendly teacher and I will definitely be booking onto other courses. I thought the distance to the school would be an issue to me but it was worth the travel.” Jenny Bargh (Jenny opted for a bespoke private tuition day)

“Really well taught and great finished product.” Francesca Loader (Beginnings in Silver)

“I loved to see how many things can be done with silver clay, and new things I can apply the skills to. Great ratio teacher-students.” Olga Roncero (Beginnings in Silver; Olga returned to the jewellery school to join a fully-booked class taught by Sarah Jane Whittaker and Julia Bending together)

“The course was very well organised and presented with clear opportunities to use own ideas.” Kathy Flynn (Beginnings in Silver)

“First class, friendly tuition in small group. Very satisfying to come away with two individual pieces of hand-crafted silver jewellery – really enjoyable!” Judy Goodsell (Beginnings in Silver)

“Really interesting and valuable insight to silver clay” Kelly Smith (Beginnings in Silver)

“I had no previous experience but am very pleased (and surprised) with the result – thanks!” Hannah Collisson (Beginnings in Silver)

“A very relaxing and interesting course which opens your creative talents with enjoyment.” Craig Sutton (Gemstone Earrings Intensive 2-hour wirework class)

“Really enjoyed the course. Definitely learnt a lot and will want to join another in the future. Will recommend it for anyone. Thanks!” Hayley Sutton (Gemstone Earrings Intensive 2-hour wirework class)

“Fantastic – exactly what I wanted. I would love to do more. Sarah Jane has the perfect teaching style. Thoroughly enjoyed it.” Sue Saunders (Beginnings in Silver)

“Definitely a great addition to what I already know from previous courses.” Jenny Letton (Jenny returned to take the Silver Rings Intensive course)

“I really enjoyed it. At first it seems very hard, specially when we were shown the acids and different equipment but once you started with Sarah Jane’s brilliant help it was easy. My husband also loves my new earrings!” Olga Roncero (Gemstone Earrings Intensive 2-hour wirework class)

“Brilliant introduction – highly recommended.” Linda Belcher (Gemstone Earrings Intensive 2-hour wirework class)

“I have thoroughly enjoyed today (as always!) and feel that my skills and confidence have further improved. Can’t wait to try out some of the other bead techniques. Thank you.” Mary Herns (returning student, Silver Beads & Hollow Forms)