Making jewellery


7 Industry insights in total for Making jewellery


Amy also runs jewellery workshops and  craft workshops for teachers, enabling them to encourage children to explore career opportunities.

Starting a jewellery business

Amy Keeper is a self-employed jeweller working from a London-based studio. She uses images and writing from vintage postcards to make stunning jewellery with a romantic narrative.


Becoming a workshop apprentice

After doing his A-levels, Will Lander's aim was to study politics at university – but he had a change of heart. He gained some experience in a jewellery business, and was accepted onto a prestigious apprenticeship in a jewellery workshop.


To become a successful jewellery professional, you need to build your skills in both design and making.

Training in jewellery

Interested in developing the skills for a jewellery career but not sure where to start? Award-winning entrepreneur and London Jewellery School founder Jessica Rose shares three pieces of advice.


Emma Franklin is jewellery designer who runs her own business.

A career in jewellery design

Emma Franklin runs her own jewellery design business from her studio in Clerkenwell, London. She designs and hand-crafts all of her pieces using traditional techniques.


Victoria made doily napkin rings from silver

Starting as a silversmith

Silversmith Victoria Kershaw talks about the scheme that helped her set up a studio after graduating, and how she combines silver with unusual materials like concrete and rubber.


Items from Diana's collection are stocked in over 40 shops and galleries throughout the UK.

Working in jewellery design

Diana Porter runs a successful jewellery business from her shop and workroom in Bristol. She describes how she got started in jewellery design and challenges of running a jewellery business.


Emma took a BTEC National Diploma in 3D design, before specialising in jewellery.

Making and selling jewellery

Emma Turpin set up her own jewellery business after graduating from Middlesex University. She makes jewellery from silver and gold, drawing inspiration from the Victorian era.


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