Italy, Florence

Learn Jewelry Making in Florence - 2~12 weeks

when 6 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 2600

Learn the art of making jewelry with the guidance of traditional Italian practices. Participants will create hands-on pieces and are welcome to attend regardless of your level of experience - from a total beginner to advanced. Participants will undertake projects and exercises that are used by professionals and artisans, including assembly and construction techniques, will be attended by instructors individually according to their levels. The skills students develop will allow them to understand the process of designing and making jewelry, resulting in the creation of several individual pieces.

Jewelry Making Techniques that you can learn: open-work, joining, cutting, finishing, traditional Florentine technique called Incisione (engraving), etc. The materials used for the creation may include not only metal, but also more modern materials such as glass, found objects, plastics, beads etc.

On this program artists are encouraged to develop an original aesthetic style, creating their own projects and exploring.

2-week intensive course: 2,600 Euro

May 6, 2018 – May 19, 2018
May 20, 2018 – June 2, 2018
June 3, 2018 – June 16, 2018
June 17, 2018 – June 30, 2018
July 1, 2018 – July 14, 2018
July 15, 2018 – July 28, 2018
July 29, 2018 – August 11, 2018
August 19, 2018 – September 1, 2018
September 2, 2018 – September 15, 2018
September 16, 2018 – September 29, 2018

4-week intensive course: 4,600 Euro
May 6, 2018 – June 2, 2018
June 3, 2018 – June 30, 2018
July 1, 2018 – July 28, 2018
July 29, 2018 – September 1, 2018
August 19, 2018 – September 15, 2018

6-week intensive course: 6,400 Euro
May 6, 2018 – June 16, 2018
June 17, 2018 – July 28, 2018
July 15, 2018 – September 1, 2018
August 19, 2018 – September 29, 2018

8-week intensive course: 8,200 Euro
May 6, 2018 – June 30, 2018
June 3, 2018 – July 28, 2018
July 1, 2018 – September 1, 2018

12-week intensive course: 11,000 Euro
May 6, 2018 – July 28, 2018
June 3, 2018 – September 1, 2018

Target group

All levels from beginners to professionals.

Course aim

To acquire skills and create jewelries to bring home.

Credits info

3 ECTS
2-weeks (3 credits)
4-weeks (6 credits)
6-weeks (9 credits)
8-weeks (12 credits)
12-weeks (18 credits)

Fee info

EUR 2600: Course includes:
・Enrollment Fee
・Tuition:
・Intensive program: 22 lessons/week with instructors + 22 Independent Study/week (without instructor) 1 lesson=45 minutes
・Orientation
・City Tour
・Welcome Lunch
・Welcome Kit (city map, pen, notebook, file folder, bus pass or tickets)
・Weekly Guided Art Visits:students can participate to guided visits to the best sightseeing and historical monuments of the city.
・Cultural Excursions: 1 time every 2 weeks
・Visit ceramic laboratory, Visit antique market of Arezzo, Trip to Pisa, Trip to Agriturismo, ・Trip to Cinqueterre Beach, Pizza Lesson, etc.
・Housing – Shared Flat (Twin or Single room*)
・Housing Utilities Expense
・A Meal Voucher a day
・Gain Credits

* SINGLE ROOM additional fees:
2 weeks (13 nights): 240 Euro
4 weeks (27 nights): 300 Euro
6 weeks (41 nights): 450 Euro
8 weeks (55 nights): 600 Euro
12 weeks (83 nights): 900 Euro

Scholarships

10% Scholarship for Course reporters