STONE SETTING CLASS - Make a Silver Bezel Set Ring - 1 Day Workshop

What to Bring

  • Bring reading glasses if you wear them
  • A pair of good steady hands
  • A pen and notebook
  • Tie long hair back
  • Apron
  • A sense of humour always goes down well​

What to Wear

  • Dont wear loose clothing such as flared sleeves or scarves

Appropriate For

  • Suitable for 18yrs+

STONE SETTING CLASS - Make a Silver Bezel Set Ring - 1 Day Workshop

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • Make a silver bezel set ring in this 1 day workshop and learn how to set a cabochon stone
  • SUNDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 2017. Time 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. 1 Day Workshop (up to 5 hours total).
  • SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2017. Time 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. 1 Day Workshop (up to 5 hours total).

What You Get

  • By the end of the course you will have a stunning silver stone set ring to take home
  • All materials: pre made silver ring shank (one size only), fine silver, sterling silver and 1x stone are provided as setting packs and included in the price
  • All tools are supplied for you to use during the class (not to keep)
  • A list of tools and materials suppliers
  • You will have lots of help and personal attention as I have a maximum of 5 students per class

Description

Join our jewellery making classes in the beautiful surrounds of the artist’s colony of Montsalvat in Melbourne, with Master Craftswoman Jeanette Dyke and learn how to make your own silver bezel set ring in her professionally equipped studio.

The Course:

  • This course is for jewellers who already have basic skills. You must have the following skills: cutting, filing, soldering and annealing
  • There is a focus on fabricating your own settings so that you will learn how to make settings for any size round, oval or freeform stone yourself
  • Tips and tricks on soldering
  • This course teaches you everything you need to know in order to make this bezel from sheet and wire, we do not use pre made cast or stamped bezels
  • There is a focus on fabricating your own settings so that you will learn how to make settings for any size round, oval or freeform stone yourself
  • The silver ring shank is pre made, so that the focus is on the bezel and setting
  • Ideal for intermediate level jewellers or students who have completed any of my classes.  

What skills you will learn:

  • Working with silver
  • Measuring and preparing quantities of materials
  • Tool use: cutting, forming, filing
  • Soldering
  • Making a bezel from sheet metal to fit a stone
  • Bezel setting a cabochon stone
  • Surface finishing techniques

Any cancellation notification is required to Jeanette Dyke at least 3 weeks in advance of the class start date.  Refunds can be given, however you will incur the weteachme fee as that is not refundable or another class date will be given.

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