Thematic coursesFabricationFabrication TechniquesJewellery Making

bijouterie

SUITABLE FOR

Anyone interested in French jewellery making techniques

OBJECTIVES

  • To learn basic jewellery techniques
  • To be able to fabricate a piece of jewellery with a « bâte » (French term for a structure soldered under a piece of jewellery to enhance its volume)
  • To acquire additional skills on advanced jewellery techniques
  • To be able to produce complex jewellery.

COURSE SUMMARY

From introduction to advanced training, BJO Formation provides an array of modules on all aspects of the jewellery trade.

  • INTRODUCTION
    • Drawing on metal
    • Sawing
    • Filing
    • Piercing
    • Forming/stamping
    • Various « bâte » constructions
    • Soldering, brazing
  • ADVANCED TRAINING
    • Forming
    • Assembly techniques
    • Simple articulations
    • Fitting
  • ADVANCED TRAINING +
    • Soldering in plaster
    • Fabricating settings
    • Fabricating collets
    • Producing complex pieces

TEACHING RESOURCES

  • Fully equipped jewellery workshop
  • Equipment, tools and materials provided by the school
  • Training provided by a professional jeweller

TRAINING VALIDATION

  • A progress report and a final report will be produced at the end of each quarter
  • At the end of the session, each participant will receive a certificate after a skills assessment