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Containing a Stone -- Bezels Format + Setting

  • B191983
  • Instructor: Susan Lenart Kazmer
  • Class Type: Metal
  • Date: Wed. June 5
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Maximum Class Size: 20
  • Class Fee : $214.00
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Description:
Consider this thought provoking and exploratory method to contain a stone using my traditional and non-traditional process of stone setting. Students will emerge with a beautiful ring or pendant that is characteristic to their own personal style. Build layers and learn techniques for constructing unique jewelry that adds individuality and charm to your work. In this hands-on class, students will build and strengthen soldering skills and use metalworking techniques to build a box bezel pendant or ring
Students will Learn:
Learn how to use the instructor’s method of patinas to create a brushed steel vibe or chose your own. Learn to solder with hard, medium and EZ; learn layers and techniques in soldering; learn practical metal cleanup and polishing, filing, sanding, and finishing techniques to create a small wearable talismans amulet of stone and metal worn for strength.
Prerequisites:
General metalworking skills.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 16 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Anvil, anvil pillow, awl, bench pin, fine-tip marker, jeweler's saw, magnifiers, metal files, Optivisors, small hammer, tin snips, tweezers, wire snips, writing materials.
Materials in Kit:
Sterling silver sheet; filigree wire; 16-gauge round wire; use of flux, solders; paintbrush; stone (hopefully druzy as the market allows); leather.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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