Jewellery Making for Absolute Beginners

A great place to get started - make your own collection of earrings, necklace and bracelets

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Learn to make your own professional quality beaded earrings, bracelets and necklaces with award winning jewellery expert Jessica Rose. Throughout this easy to use online course, Jessica will guide you through the whole process from start to finish of how to make simple but beautiful pieces of jewellery that you can wear with pride.

Whether you are making some pieces for yourself, a friend or to sell through a business, all the techniques covered will give you an excellent grounding for making professional jewellery.

What You Can Make

Techniques covered

  • Making simple drop bead earrings
  • Making single strand necklaces
  • Making memory wire and elastic bracelets
  • Using pliers
  • Stringing beads
  • Using crimps and findings


Your Instructor

Jessica Rose
Jessica Rose

Jessica Rose is a jewellery designer-maker and the Founder of Jewellers Academy and of the award-winning London Jewellery School, which was Europe's largest independent jewellery training company. One of her first jewellery businesses was a metal clay fingerprint jewellery business so who better to share these techniques with you. Jess is extremely passionate about jewellery making and spends most of her time supporting jewellers to run their own successful jewellery businesses.

Tools & Materials

  • Pliers: side cutters - chain nosed pliers - round nosed pliers
  • Selection of beads
  • Nylon wire - Elastic wire - Memory Wire
  • Findings: Ear hooks - Headpins - Crimps - Jumprings - Lobster clasp
  • Beading mat


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'I took this course as a complete beginner and have learnt so much from the videos and watching Jessica go through all the techniques - I loved it so much I am going to try the metal clay course next'

- Jamie Sanderson

'A brilliant introduction to the basic techniques and really well explained - thanks so much'

- David Jameeteni

'A pleasurable was to while away the day'

- Lynn Missions

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