STONE SETTING - BEZEL SETTING WORKSHOP

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 Join our stone setting workshop in the beautiful surrounds of the artist’s colony of Montsalvat in Melbourne
With our resident master jeweller and goldsmith Jeanette Dyke
Learn how to make your own silver bezel set ring in her professionally equipped and stunning studio

GEM SETTING WORKSHOP
MAKE A SILVER BEZEL SET RING

The Course:
• Make a silver bezel set ring and learn bezel making and bezel setting for cabochon stones
• This course teaches you everything you need to know in order to make your bezel from silver sheet, 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 or object, including sea glass, yourself

We use a pre made silver ring shank, so the focus is on bezel making and setting
• Tips and tricks on soldering
• Ideal for beginner level jewellers who already have basic skills and intermediate jewellers
• Also suitable for any students who have done any of my classes
• 6 Students maximum per class
• You must have the following skills already: Soldering, annealing, cutting, filing and emerying
• Suitable for 18yrs+

Dates and Times:
Class No1
SATURDAYS 21st 28th March and 4th April 2020
3 half day workshops
10.00am-1pm each day (9 hours total)
Available

Cost:
• Class cost – $350.00
• All materials: pre made silver ring shank, one size only (or BYO), fine silver, sterling silver sheet and 1x stone are provided as setting packs and are included in the price

 

What skills you will learn:
• Making your own bezel from sheet metal to fit your supplied stone
• Soldering tips for bezels making
• Soldering a bezel to a ring shank
• Bezel setting a cabochon stone 
• Surface finishing techniques

What you will get:
• By the end of the course you will have a stunning silver stone set ring to take home
• You will have lots of help and personal attention as I have a maximum of 6 students in a class
• All tools are supplied for you to use during the class (not to keep)
• A list of tools, stone and materials suppliers
• All consumables included in the price: solder, gas, emery, blades
 

What you should bring and wear:
• Dont wear loose clothing such as flared sleeves or scarves
• Bring reading glasses if you wear them
• A pair of good steady hands
• A pen and notebook
• Tie long hair back
• Apron
• You can bring your own silver ring shank made to your finger size if you prefer

Venue:
Jeanette Dyke Jewellery Studio (Between the swimming pool and the chapel)
Montsalvat
7 Hillcrest Avenue
Eltham Vic 3095

  
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For enquiries email Jeanette at info@jeanettedyke.com