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Sparkling Gemstone Earrings: Fabricating and Setting with Pre-Made Prongs

  • B171154
  • Instructor: Julie Sanford
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Mon. June 5
  • Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm (3 hours)
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Maximum Class Size: 12
  • Class Fee: $154.00
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Learn how to use pre-made prong settings and sterling silver wire to fabricate a sparkling pair of CZ earrings. These essential techniques will enable students to easily create fine jewelry in their home studio.
Students will Learn:
Introduction to the different types and sources for pre-fabricated prong settings; learn soldering techniques for these somewhat delicate components; learn to set faceted stones in prong sets. Extra lessons in forming contemporary earring wires with individual flair will be included in this comprehensive three hour class.
Soldering experience.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 18 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Metal files, terry-cloth towel, wire snips.
Roundnose, standard needlenose.
Materials in Kit:
Sterling silver wire, prong sets; choice of faceted CZs; polishing cloth; sandpaper; instructions; studio consumables including butane, pickle, solder, and flux.
One seat per person per class.
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