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  • Bezel Setting - Intro to Stone Setting

    Bezel Setting

    Details

    Level: Advanced        Sessions: 1        Hours: 6 hours

    Project Overview

    Take your metal smithing skills to the next level with stone setting. This introductory stone setting class will add a polished look to your current metal work. All students will finish one ring, those who work quickly may finish 2-3 rings.

  • Boxed Up

    Boxed Up

    Details

    Level: Advanced        Sessions: 1        Hours: 6 hours

    Project Overview

    This fabricating class will touch on multiple skills that can be used to enhance any smithing project. Create a contemporary ring while refining your sawing, shaping and soldering techniques. Students will be encouraged to create their own designs. If you are looking to challenge this class will surely impress. Every step will refine your skills and give you experience with that tool (saw) you have been avoiding.

  • Heavy Set - Bezel Setting Cut Stones

    Heavy Set

    Details

    Level: Advanced        Sessions: 1        Hours: 6 hours

    Project Overview

    Bezel setting just grew up. No longer reserved for bezel wire this setting will be constructed from heavy silver stock. From there we will work with a series of burs to create a seat to set the stone. You will need to bring steady hands for this project. Students will choose either a pendant or a ring to make.

  • Tapered Bezels

    Tapered Bezels

    Details

    Level: Advanced        Sessions: 1        Hours: 6 hours

    Project Overview

    Take your bezels to a new dimension. Learn to create a tapered bezel to set gem cut stones without having to create a seat. This class is for those who are detailed oriented and like a good challenge. We will start from scratch and learn how to measure and cut your bezel for the perfect setting.