Learn how to to create and bezel set a gemstone in sterling silver from beginning to end!
We will create a bezel setting for a cabochon gemstone, solder the bezel, create a back plate, solder the bezel to the back plate, create and solder the ring, file, finish and polish the ring, (optional - patina the ring) and finally, set the gemstone.
Supplies: All tools, and studio supplies like flux, solder, fuel, torch are provided.
You may purchase your stone and silver supplies in class at 9:00 a.m. or bring your own ring supplies: cabochon gemstone or equivalent, fine silver bezel wire, and sterling silver sheet. Supply list will be provided to paid registrants.
Class hoursare 10:00-5:00; we will have a one hour lunch break.