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"By increasing your speed of work, you increase your income."   Paul Paine, Southchurch Jewellers


Empower your team with techniques and methods for efficient laser welding. Increase productivity, gain confidence, minimise delivery time, and extend the life of your laser.

The training topics include but are not limited to:

Re-tipping, ring sizing, jump & bolt ring securing, porosity repair, working around stones, and chain repair.


The workshops are taught by a highly reputable goldsmith who demonstrates the techniques to the group and work with each person individually to meet their requirements.

  • Full-day training courses for all skill levels @ £350

  • Early-bird discounts are available.

  • 1st of July 2024 - book here

  • 7th of October 2024 - book here

  • Private training full day - Laser welding training with the legendary Paul Paine, bring as much work as possible to practice applications specific to your business while standard techniques would be covered as well.

  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout the days.

  • Each participant uses a dedicated machine with all the required materials & tools 


We successfully delivered workshops in London, Bristol, Brighton, North West, BirminghamNottingham.

  • Come along and try laser welding for the first time in a relaxed atmosphere. If you already own a laser welder or have access to one, of any brand, come along to learn tip and tricks and see how you could get more use out of your laser.

  • We offer individual attention to make it worthwhile and make a it a great value workshops!

  • Bring your own work with you to see how the laser can work for you.

  • We are open to book time to visit you at your jewellery school or workshop, to save you the long distances travel.

Recent events in 2024

Friday 26th January 2024 – Forge, London Photos

Wednesday 31st January 2024 – Morley College, London

Thursday 8th February 2024 – Nottingham Jewellery School Photos

 Monday 11th March 2024 – Forge, London Photos

Friday 22nd March 2024 – Rachel Hearne Jewellery School, Lancaster Photos

Thursday 18th April - Aimee Winstone Jewellery, Bristol Photos

Friday 3rd May 2024 – Vanilla Ink Jewellery School, Glasgow Photos

Upcoming workshops in 2024:

Friday 24th May 2024 – Forge, London Book Here

Monday 10th June 2024 – Forge, London Book Here

Thursday 13th June 2024 - Birmingham City University Book Here

Wednesday 19th of June 2024 - Two Silver Pennies, Staffordshire Book Here

Tuesday 9th of July 2024 - Anne Morgan Jewellery, Penarth (South Wales) Book Here

Friday 26th July 2024 – Forge, London Book Here

Monday 29th July 2024 - Thorpe and Brown, Leicestershire Book Here

Friday 13th September 2024 – Forge, London Book Here

 Wednesday 25th September 2024  - Silver and Steel Studios, Bristol (TBA)

Monday 21st October 2024 – Forge, London Book Here

Upcoming workshops in 2025:

Wednesday 5th February 2025 – Nottingham Jewellery School (TBA)

Friday 21st March 2025 – Rachel Hearne Jewellery School, Lancaster Book Here

Friday 4th April 2025 - Aimee Winstone Jewellery, Bristol Book Here

  • NEW in 2024 – Online modules! with Paul Paine

  • Weekly two-hour sessions several times per year. Dates to be announced.

  • Join all modules for a discounted rate, or join selected modules to fit your needs.

 Topics covered:

  • Module 1: Chains, bolt rings & jump rings

  • Module 2: Infilling – including porosity repair.

  • Module 3: Ring joins & resizing

  • Module 4: Re-Clawing/Re-tipping

  • Module 5: Repairing Hollow & Costume Jewellery

  • Module 6: Watch Polishing (Special guest – TWP)

  • Module 7: Watch Repairs – Watch Dials, Watch Feet.

  • Module 8: Laser Welder Maintenance

  • Q&A for beginners to laser welding: Just got a laser, or are you considering purchasing one? Come along, ask questions, and discover what it can do for you.

  • Q&A for intermediate to experienced laser welder users. Check if there is anything new you can learn about laser welding: tips and tricks, settings to use, and open discussion about techniques.


Paul Paine has been a goldsmith for over 45 years. He has owned his own shop for most of this time and is currently the owner of Southchurch Jewellers in Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

Paul purchased his DaDo from us in 2019 and upgraded to the MegaHit Laser Welder (equivalent to the Mega 5.0 in our current range), and he never looked back!


Paul uses the laser to make and repair jewellery and watches and has been using lasers for several years. 

Are you ready to elevate your laser welding skills to a whole new level? Look no further! Join experienced goldsmith Paul Paine in this exclusive Laser Welding Workshop Playlist, where you'll discover top techniques to mastering the art and science of laser welding.


What you'll experience in a Freeform workshop, led by Paul Paine:

🔹 Hands-on Learning: dive deep into practical, hands-on laser welding demonstrations led by Paul Paine.

🔹 Expert guidance: benefit from Paul's years of experience as he shares invaluable insights, expert techniques, and insider tips.

🔹 Personalised videos: we will create videos to tailor to jobs you may have to help you refine your laser welding skills.


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