Course Information

Jewelry making and design are not a two-step process, but rather go hand in hand. Get a taste of the experience in just 4 days, where you will design your rings and make them from scratch in silver and brass. This course welcomes all levels of expertise, especially first-timers. All tools purchased are for the participant, for future practice at home. On the fifth day, the class will schedule a trip to Khan El Khalili to visit local workshops and craftsmen to experience the market first hand.This is the chance for you to learn how things are made in the industry, appreciating the craft of jewelry with the hopes for you to continue and become a designer and maker yourself. Note that this is just the beginning, and the possibilities are endless.

Course Outcomes:
– 5 ring designs
– 1-2 rings in Silver
– 1-2 rings in Brass wire
The topics covered:
– Design
– Understanding of metals
– Basic Benchwork : sawing, filing, drilling
– Soldering (joining metals) with heat
– Hammering & polishing
– Wire work
The workshop welcomes:
– All levels of expertise
– First-timers in jewelry design and making
– Creative individuals who want to enhance their creativity and design thinking
– Anyone who hopes to pursue a career in jewelry design and making

Tutor

Farah Abdelhamid:
Farah Abdelhamid is a practicing jewelry artist, and graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design from the Jewelry and Metalsmithing program. She has participated in several group exhibitions in the USA, the Netherlands and Egypt. With over 5 years of teaching experience, including the Design Studio by Azza Fahmy, Farah is a maker by heart. Her work examines notions of functionality and wearability driven by jewelry concepts and processes in relation to the body.

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Price: 1800 EGP

Material Cost: 1200 EGP (This price includes cost of silver)

Location

KEMET Studios, Greek Campus (Old AUC building), Tahrir