Introduction
1 day - €160

Modules 1 to 3
3 days each - €550 per module

Rolling Certification
20 projects - €85 per project

Special Projects
Full day -  €160
Evening -  €80

Private / Group / Corporate bookings
By agreement between us

NO HIDDEN EXTRAS - All course fees include metal clay, taxes,  refreshments and use of tools.

Courses are held in the heart of beautiful south west France at a restored farm house set in 50 acres of natural beauty. They are relaxed and kept small to ensure that each student gets full value and support. Accommodation can be arranged on site where you can avail of the many amenities on offer.

Our certification courses are based on the curriculum approved by Mitsubishi and recognised by the PMC Guild. This ensures that your certification will be recognised world-wide. The modules have been planned and developed carefully to assure a quality programme.

Please contact us to discuss your needs or sign up directly using our secure online shop.

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Introduction

A one day course during which you will discover the amazing qualities of PMC silver clay, how to work with it and how to create simple designs.  You will leave with three fine silver pieces you have made yourself. This course is designed to get you started and will teach you basic skills about using textures, cutters, moulds and needle drills. We will supply tools and equipment for you to use on the day to make the three prescribed pieces.

After completing this course you can continue to create simple pieces at home using the materials and the easier kits available from our supplies store.

If you want to develop your skills further, the certification modules are the next step for you.  The modules can be taken in any order and the completion of all of them will equip you with the skills to create amazingly intricate pieces for your own pleasure or as a new career.

Certification Module 1

In this module you will be taught 7 new techniques about designing PMC silver clay creations. You will learn how to make a textured pendant, simple stone setting, combine PMC silver clay with glass, make a ring, use organic materials, make a clasp, dry construction and the use of wood clay. We will supply tools and equipment for you to use on the day to make the seven prescribed pieces which you will take home with you.

Certification Module 2

In this module you will be taught 6 new techniques about achieving a professional finish. You will learn how to use Japanese enamels, achieve a high shine, set a natural stone, use PMC 22K gold and combine PMC silver clay with fired ceramics and bisque.  We will supply tools and equipment for you to use on the day to make the six prescribed pieces which you will take home with you.

Certification Module 3

In this module you will be taught 7 new techniques to help you design innovative PMC creations. You will learn about Keum Boo (24K gold foil), syringe design, chain making, ring with natural stone setting, combining PMC silver clay and Sterling Silver and liver of sulphur. We will supply tools and equipment for you to use on the day to make the seven prescribed pieces which you will take home with you.

Private / Group / Corporate

We also offer private lessons and group/corporate tuition. These can take the form of tutorials, demonstrations or interactive workshops where participants will leave with a creation they have designed and finished themselves. As these are tailored to your individual requirements please contact us directly to arrange a meeting.


Rolling 12 month Certification

If you want to take more time to complete your certification, this is the ideal solution for you. The rolling course covers the 20 projects required for certification over a 12 month period. Each project is self contained so you can start whenever you want. No experience is required as you will learn all you need to know with us. These courses are run forthnightly on Monday evenings at our studios. Payment plans can be arranged to suit.

Accommodation

For those attending Certification Module courses we can arrange on site full board accommodation in one of our gites for €100 per night (minimum 2 nights). You will stay in one of our deluxe en-suite rooms and all meals and wine are included. Please contact us for group bookings or if you wish to extend your stay.

What do you want to do?
Figuès
47600 Moncrabeau, France
+33 (0)5.53.97.37.69
enquiries@pmcstudiofrance.com
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Special Projects

Whether you are just beginning or you want to learn more, our special project days and evenings offer you the opportunity to learn how to design and make specific pieces of jewellery. Projects are updated regularly and include using naturals, ring making, fine silver beads, pendants and much more.

Day courses start at 10am and are 6hrs long, evening courses start at 6:30pm and are 3hrs long.









































































If you cannot find a date that suits you, please contact us. We can schedule additional courses at our training centre - min 2 pers.

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Silver Imprints

Learn how to transfer a child's drawing, hand and foot print or animal paw print onto a piece of fine (.999) silver jewellery.

During this workshop you will learn how to capture any image, make a mould from it and create your unique piece of jewellery to take away with you. The course fee includes the use of all tools and equipment needed to make your piece.
 

Fingerprint Jewellery Workshop

Learn how to capture a fingerprint onto a piece of fine (.999) silver jewellery.

During this workshop you will learn how to capture a fingerprint and create your unique piece of jewellery to take away with you. The course fee includes materials and the use of all tools and equipment needed to make your piece.


Completing both of these courses will equip you with the knowledge you need to start your own business.