Jewellery Classes at Lance James Chelmsford

Here at Lance James we like to offer our customers a more personal experience. That's why we will be offering our very own Jewellery making classes.  If you are a budding jeweller and want to learn new skills, or simply want to have a go at creating your own jewellery, then we will be holding classes in our very own Chelmsford workshop. 


1.  Beginners Silver Jewellery Course

Suitable for those with no prior or little, experience making jewellery. A 5 week course to introducing you to the jeweller’s workshop, skills and world!

Only up to two people per session.

·         You will make:

-          Silver Ring

-          Silver Pendant

-          Silver Bangle 

·         Making these projects you will learn

-          Sawing, Filing, Soldering, Texturing, Metal, Polishing and Ring Sizing.

All tools & materials supplied. You will learn to use the piercing saw, files, soldering torch, mandrills, metal & rawhide hammers, rolling mills and ring sizers.

In this short course you will make 3 pieces of fabulous jewellery that you can take home and wear with pride and in the making learn the essential skills to take this creative hobby further.


£260 for 5 x 2.5 hours. Either 10am – 12.30pm or 6pm – 8.30pm Tuesday – Friday


2.    Beginners Jewellery making Taster Day

For those who want to try their hand at making a piece of jewellery but are unable to comit to 5 sessions.

A fun, creative day with two pieces of silver jewellery to take home and wear with pride.

Perfect for a friend’s day experience, maximum of two people per session.

·         You will make

- Silver Ring

- Silver Pendant

·         During this day you will learn

-          Sawing, Filing, Soldering, Texturing Metal & polishing.

·         You will learn to use

-          Piercing Saw, Files , Soldering Torch, Mandrills, Rawhide hammer, rolling mills and ring sizer

If you want to give Jewellery making a try and come away with a fabulous gift or jewellery for yourself, this taster day is for you.


3.  Make Your own Wedding Rings

£350 per couple + materials

To add that extra special touch to the rings that you will wear forever.

With exclusive use of our professional jewellery workshop and under the tuition of our exceptional Goldsmith.

You will be guided through each step with all the time and help you need.

Starting with a design consultation, a week or so before, you can choose or design the shape, style, metal and if you wish texture of your rings.

During the workshop time you will heat, shape, hammer, solder and then finnish your wedding rings.

Once complete we will send your rings for Hallmarking. Any final touches will be completed by us, such as a final polish, texture or fine size adjustment, to make sure your Wedding Rings are perfect.

All the tuition, tools, Hallmarking, finishing, ring boxes and refreshments are included in the £350. Materials are in addition and will be calculated at our initial design consultation.

Stones and engraving can be added for that extra special touch, this service will also be calculated in addition at the design consultation.

Example costs of Materials (approximate) – Based in a ladies 3mm size O and Gents 6mm Size W Traditional court

Ladies Silver + £20            Gents + £25

Ladies 9ct + £105              Gents + £208

Ladies 18ct + £202            Gents + £570

Ladies Platinum + £398      Gents + £858