Italy, Florence

Learn Jewelry Making in Florence - 2~12 weeks

when 18 August 2019 - 28 September 2019
language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 3 EC
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 5, 2019 – May 18, 2019
May 19, 2019 – June 1, 2019
June 2, 2019 – June 15, 2019
June 16, 2019 – June 29, 2019
June 30, 2019 – July 13, 2019
July 14, 2019 – July 27, 2019
July 28, 2019 – August 10, 2019
August 18, 2019 – August 31, 2019
September 1, 2019 – September 14, 2019
September 15, 2019 – September 28, 2019

4-week Intensive Course: € 4,600.00

May 5, 2019 – June 1, 2019
May 19, 2019 – June 15, 2019
June 2, 2019 – June 29, 2019
June 16, 2019 – July 13, 2019
June 30, 2019 – July 27, 2019
July 14, 2019 – August 10, 2019
July 28, 2019 – August 31, 2019
August 18, 2019 – September 14, 2019
September 1, 2019 – September 28, 2019

6-week Intensive Course: € 6,400.00

May 5, 2019 – June 15, 2019
May 19, 2019 – June 29, 2019
June 2, 2019 – July 13, 2019
June 16, 2019 – July 27, 2019
June 30, 2019 – August 10, 2019
July 14, 2019 – August 31, 2019
August 18, 2019 – September 28, 2019

8-week Intensive Course: € 8,200.00

May 5, 2019 – June 29, 2019
May 19, 2019 – July 13, 2019
June 2, 2019 – July 27, 2019
June 16, 2019 – August 10, 2019
June 30, 2019 – August 31, 2019
July 14, 2019 – September 14, 2019
July 28, 2019 – September 28, 2019

12-week Intensive Course: € 11,000.00

May 5, 2019 – July 27, 2019

Target group

All levels from beginners to professionals.

Course aim

To acquire skills and create jewelries to bring home.

Credits info

3 EC
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