Jewellery Making Kickstarter

Do you want a career as a jewellery designer-maker, but don't know where to start? 

If that feels like you then we invite you to join our 4-week intensive Jewellery Kickstarter programme in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where you will spend your days immersed in metalsmithing, design, stone setting and gemmology and your evenings exploring the beautiful and unique city of Kuala Lumpur. 


Intensive classes

With a schedule packed full of lectures demonstrations and projects, this course is intense, if you want to learn at a leisurely pace you may want to step away from this page.  However, if you want to get incredible value for money with days packed full of learning opportunities in our fully equipped classroom, and Saturdays available for practice in our friendly and welcoming studio - then this course needs your attention.

Class times and studio opening hours

Classes will run from 9.30am until 5pm Monday to Friday with an hour for lunch at 12 noon. The studio will remain open however until 7pm every evening and will be open Saturdays from 9am until 7pm for those who wish to fit in a little extra practice.

Class Schedule

Week 1

  • Piercing out a pendant - sawing, filing, and finishing - add a tassle just for fun!

  • Introduction to textures

  • Soldering - making a bronze chain with a sweat soldered element and handmade clasp

  • Stacking rings in silver and bronze - with room for stone setting later!

  • Earrings and earring findings

Week 2

  • Metallurgy, melting rolling and forging - creating a forged bangle

  • Mood boards and mind maps

  • Tool making for stone setting

  • Flush setting

  • Tube Setting

  • Bezel setting

Week 3

  • Making a spinner ring

  • Marriage of metal ring

  • Making a forged bezel set ring

  • Jewellery design - rendering gemstones and metal (2 days)

Week 4

  • Channel setting

  • Prong setting

  • Bead and bright setting

  • Pave - demo only but you can certainly give it a try!!

  • Time to finish up any unfinished projects


  • Course Fee: RM 10,000

  • Kit Fee: RM 2,650*

  • Total: RM 12,650** (approx. USD 3045)

*Kit fee includes materials to make all set projects, as well tools such as drills and burs, saw blades, polishing wheels etc.  All these will be yours to take away at the end of the course!

**Price does not include accommodation or transport - but we will be more than happy to help you find your perfect home away from home.

To reserve your spot we will need to take a deposit of RM 4,000, with the balance of RM 8,650 payable no later than 1-month prior to the start date.

Upcoming dates

5th August 2019

7th October 2019

20th January 2020

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Studio Membership

If you would like to spend more time working in our studio once your class is complete, check out our co-working studio membership options  


Book a tour

For more information on our courses or to book a tour of the studio contact us