Oval Sterling Silver & Gemstone Inlay Pendant – $70
Friday, April 1, 2022 | 9am-1pm
Instructor: Nancy Sacco
Level: All Levels. Students must be at least 17 years old.
Technique: Metalwork/Hot Connections
Skills and techniques taught: Sweat and pick soldering. Use patina to accent texture. Inlay crushed gemstones
There are many ways to incorporate gemstones into jewelry pieces– prongs, bezels and claw settings. A beautiful alternative to these traditional settings is to inlay gemstones into the jewelry.
In this class students will work from a pre-cut sterling silver oval to which they will solder decorative patterned wire and a bezel, and add crushed stones to the bezel.
There is nothing to bring as all materials, tools and equipment will be provided. Students will choose from a variety of beautiful gemstones, including turquoise, chrysocolla, lapis, and peridot. Arrive early to choose your stone.
You WILL complete this project in class.
Kit: $40.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: Precut sterling silver oval, decorative wire, bezel wire, selection of crushed stones, sterling silver jump ring, waxed cotton necklace cord.
Willingness to use a small butane torch. Steady hands.
Materials You are Required to Bring: