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Gem Setting One - Bezel Setting Workshop


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Description

If you love gemstones then this stone setting workshop is for you. Learn to set a cabochon stone during this stone setting course.  Students will be making rub-over bezel set gemstone ring in sterling silver over the duration of a two-day workshop.

In the Gem Setting One - Bezel Setting Workshop you will learn how to incorporate cabochon stones into your jewellery by creating a bezel setting in tandem with a classic ring design.

Students make a ring in silver set with a semi-precious cabochon gemstone. All materials for this project are supplied as a part of the course outline. Measuring and constructing secure settings to safely house gemstones is the primary focus of this workshop alongside building upon your fabrication, soldering and polishing skills. The two-day workshop is very much process focussed with participants creating a classic ring design finished to a high standard over the two days of learning.

The Gem Setting One - Bezel Setting Workshop is suitable for students early in their jewellery making practice. To participate, at least the equivalent of our Beginner's class (7-week course) should have been completed in order to ensure sufficient prior knowledge of fabrication processes to comfortably complete this workshop. Students will fabricate a ring shank and a setting for their gemstone ring, alongside learning how to set a cabochon stone.

The 2-day workshop is taught by Erin Keys, an experienced tutor and contemporary jeweller with over 20 years in the industry.

What students learn and make

  • Basic bezel setting
  • Students will be making a rub-over bezel setting in sterling silver. Students make a ring incorporating a semi-precious cabochon gemstone, which we will supply.

Why choose a Jewellery Making Course at SquarePeg Studios?

Our courses are taught by highly experienced and passionate teachers who are practising contemporary jewellers. This is the closest to an accredited course – without the assignments, stress and cost – that Sydney has to offer. Students not only gain the satisfaction of designing and hand-making their own piece of jewellery they also have the opportunity to get a behind the scenes look at a contemporary professional jewellery studio while learning great new skills in jewellery techniques and design.

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What you will learn
  • Learn to set a cabochon stone during this 2-day or 3-day course.
  • Learn how to make a rub over bezel setting
  • Learn how to make bezel set gemstone ring
What you will get
  • Base metal sheet and wire
  • All the consumables you need to make your projects (ie saw blades, emery paper, burrs and drill bits) as well as all the hand tools and equipment you need.
  • Tea or coffee and yummy biscuits
  • We provide safety equipment and training on how to use all relevant equipment.
  • Semi-precious cabochon gemstone and sterling silver wire

What to bring
  • Covered shoes
  • It is advised to bring your own lunch as there is not much time to go out to buy. lunch.
  • A notebook and pen/pencil
What to wear

All students must wear proper enclosed shoes, long pants or skirts and have long hair tied back. Our warehouse has a concrete floor and can be cold in winter (we have some heating!) and hot in summer so please dress appropriately.

Appropriate for

Perfect for those with Beginner level jewellery making experience.


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SquarePeg Studios

Vendor since 2016

SquarePeg Studios is a unique space for learning and making all things jewellery. 

At SquarePeg Studios we have a passion for contemporary jewellery – making it and teaching others how to make it. Located in a Marrickville warehouse SquarePeg Studios is one of a kind in Sydney – a jewellery school as well as being home to 12 contemporary jewellers, we have excellent workshop facilities and some of the best tutors in Sydney.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Refund policy as per our Terms and Conditions

    1. The course fees must be paid in full on enrolment and are non-refundable.
    2. Notwithstanding section 1, the course fees may be refundable in the event that a course is cancelled or oversubscribed.
    3. We may cancel a course in the event that there is an insufficient number of students subscribed to the course.
    4. It is the responsibility of the student to attend each class in the course and no refund, or provision of any additional classes, is available for non-attendance of all or part of the course.
    5. All students must be over 16 years of age.

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Terms & Conditions

Conditions of Registration

    1. The course fees must be paid in full on enrolment and are non-refundable.
    2. Notwithstanding section 1, the course fees may be refundable in the event that a course is cancelled or oversubscribed.
    3. We may cancel a course in the event that there is an insufficient number of students subscribed to the course.
    4. It is the responsibility of the student to attend each class in the course and no refund, or provision of any additional classes, is available for non-attendance of all or part of the course.
    5. All students must be over 16 years of age.

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Nicole

15 November 2019 • Gem Setting One - Bezel Setting Workshop

I loved the bezel setting class! My ring turned out great and Erin was a fantastic teacher. Thanks!

Belinda

10 November 2019 • Gem Setting One - Bezel Setting Workshop

Fabulous class and great teacher (Erin) creates a beautiful rose quartz bezel set ring and learnt a lot of new skills as well as easier ways to do some other processes. Erins years of experience gave us all some valuable skills to use in future projects

Blake

03 July 2019 • Gem Setting One - Bezel Setting Workshop

Amazing atmosphere throughout this cute intimate studio. Great instructors all with positive friendly vibes. Highly recommend!!

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