books I began writing books about jewellery-making when I was teaching. jinks In the ‘s there were not many opportunities for studying jewellery, so I . The Complete Jewelry Making Course: Principles, Practice and Techniques: A Beginner’s Course for Aspiring Jewelry Makers. Nov 1, by Jinks McGrath.

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The setting is fabulous and on top of that she serves up the most delicious lunches in her fairy tale barn. The New Encyclopedia of Jewellery Making Techniques Lots of different techniques are described in step-by-step detail, a very useful benchside reference book! Basic Jewelry Making Techniques Sep 01, It also means I have the pleasure of meeting the people who wear my jewellery and so understand what different clients enjoy wearing.

This has a range of tecniques and in addition some step-by-step projects. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Gallery Please see below a selection of some of my recent pieces. Jewellery is such a limitless skill – there is always so much to learn, experiment and experience and the sharing of knowledge is how I learnt and continue to do!

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Jinks McGrath gold ring with diamond Quick info. Through my early teaching I was introduced to Quartet publishers who asked me to jinnks my first book on jewellery techniques — jinos has led on to another 6 books covering various specialised jewellery subjects.

It describes how to achieve lots of different surfaces and finishes on a variety of metals. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Basic Jewellery Making Techniques My first book – still being reprinted!?

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As there were only 3 of us on the course we had his almost undivided attention for which Mcrgath will ever be grateful, both for his brilliant mcgrathh and his ever exploring mind, of which, I hope, we have inherited something.

For more advanced students techniques such as stone setting, surface finishes, etching, enamelling techniques, reticulation and lathe work can be pursued at a pace to suit the student.

Hallmarking All of my pieces are hallmarked, in a nostalgic affinity with having been born in Sheffield it is junks tested and assessed of the precious metal content by the Sheffield Assay Office. You learn all sorts of techniques without really realising and I have never heard her say anything is too difficult to do.

I love how the colour is kept so intense and the shapes so irregular.

Jinks McGrath

We have some wonderful local exhibitors this year, please see our Christmas Show page for an introduction to them and their work – jewellery, ceramics, glassware, prints and bobble hats to name but a few! Jinks McGrath gold ring with spinel Quick info. She is so patient, knowledgeable and encouraging. Please email me if you would like one. In stock on January 11, My main focus has always been designing and making, but over the years I have enjoyed being able to add teaching jewellery and writing books about jewellery to my working life.

Get to Know Us. For beginners we may start with measuring, piercing, soldering, filing and polishing. I have made things that I never thought I would be able to do.


I began writing books about jewellery-making when I was teaching jewellery at Bedales School, it was here that I was introduced to the head of Quarto books – a previous pupil.

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Included in the course fee is a delicious homemade lunch each day, eaten altogether in the Barn or garden. It has meant that my jewellery has evolved slowly as my interests in different methods and materials have broadened. Local accommodation Students regularly come from both near and far flung places. I try to find unusually cut semi-precious stones. Please try your request again later. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

All 2-day, 3-day and 5-day courses are taught by Jinks McGrath. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. My jewellery is handmade in my workshop and one-off, either produced for exhibitions or bespoke to commission. Are you an author? I then either forge this shape out with a heavy hammer on the anvil, or pass it through the rolling mill a few times, to draw out the length and then hammer it into its final shape.

Jinks designs and makes jewellery from her workshop by the Sussex Downs, creating one-off pieces for exhibitions and for private commissions. Her studio is in a truly idyllic setting and you get access to all the tools and materials you need.

Piece Name Name Email Telephone. To book a place please email me.