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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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Description:
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.
Prerequisites:
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.
Pliers:
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.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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