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New classes at the London Jewellery School

I am excited to say that I will be teaching some new business classes at the London Jewellery School in addition to the Jewellery business bootcamp
Please click on the course to find out the dates.

Designing your own website10-5
In this one day intensive class you will set up your own website using the free and simple to use website creation tool weebly.com.
Techniques covered in this class include:
Setting up your own website with your choice of colours and layoutSetting up different pages so you can showcase photos of your work, create a ‘contact me’ form, about me section etcEditing and adding to your pages so that you are confident in doing this at homePurchasing a domain name (a website address) and attach it to your websiteSetting up a sliding gallery of your imagesAdvice on selling online through the website (see below), online marketplace e.g. etsy, folksy etc

Social media for your jewellery business10-5
To actively promote your jewellery business you need to be using the free soci…

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London Jewellery School business bootcamp

I haven't blogged for a while as I have been working hard to prepare my classes for the new six day jewellery business bootcamp at the  London Jewellery School

The first bootcamp will run from Tuesday 16th July and will be taught by a number of different  experts in the jewellery business including Jessica Rose, NatWest Everywoman award winning entrepreneur and jewellery artists Hayley Kruger and Rosie Sanders (and me!).
It is ideal for anyone who wants to set up a jewellery business or who wants to take their business to the next level.

The course contents are as follows

Developing and defining a clear vision for your business
• Identifying what makes you unique from other jewellery businesses 

• Working out a clear action plan and strategy for going forward 

• Identifying how to launch a new business or grow an existing business into a more profitable model. 

• Pricing and selling your jewellery 

• Marketing, websites, SEO and social media 

• Jewellery industry knowledge, the essentials o…

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My jewellery on display

I am pleased that an example of my work is being displayed at the Mary Ward Centre, where I teach. The centre is running a tutor exhibition this month to showcase the work of the creative arts tutors.
I chose to display the Herbarium pendant that I made on the masterclass with Anna Mazon as it is a great example of the type of work you can make with silver clay that would not really be possible with traditional silversmithing.
There is a lot of interesting work on display from my colleagues - a talented bunch!


Display cabinet

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