When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Jenny Macdonald
  • Course Code K21MCAH01A

What you will learn

A fun Introductory course over 3 days. This course will explore opportunity to get creative making jewellery using unconventional found materials or small objects no longer in use. Paper, plastics, wood as well as metal can become imaginative jewellery designs. there will be a collection of potential items to work with but please bring your own small items and/or broken jewellery.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Familiarise with Jewellery Studio, equipment and health and safety precautions
  • Understand metal properties, annealing, work hardening and manipulation of metal
  • Use basic skills of wire work to make jumps and links and connections to assemble items using found or upcycled objects or materials
  • Explore metal, wood, plastic, bone and other materials relevant to found/upcycled objects to drill, cut and polish, glue and assemble
  • Make an article using found objects or upcycled materials such as wooden rules. ebony and bone dominoes, second hand beads and costume jewellery


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Tutor demonstration and explanation. Students practice skills in the studio. Annotations made by students to support the practical tasks. Basic sketches made by students to express own ideas.

    Entry requirements

    No previous experience is required.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Pre course activities may include thinking of jewellery designs and ideas or themes to work with

    What you need

    Pre course activities may include thinking of jewellery designs and ideas or themes to work with.

    What you can do next

    A range of jewellery courses are offered at Morley College including certificated and accredited programs. This course can help with progression onto higher levels of study in jewellery or broaden learning for those studying related art and design disciplines.