Sterling Silver & Bezel Set Stone Necklace – $100.00
Saturday, March 25, 2023 | *9am-4pm (*With Lunch Break)
Instructor: Nancy Sacco
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Annealing/Hot Connections/Metalwork/Wirework
Skills and techniques taught: How to make a bezel to fit any cabochon stone. Stone setting. Soldering.
Description: Stone setting is an essential technique in jewelry making. In this class you’ll make a bezel for a stone then solder it to a backplate. You will add a decorative wire to surround the bezel and add a silver wire flourish to complete your design. After the piece has been tumbled to a beautiful shine you will set the stone. Everything you need for this class will be provided to you.
You WILL complete this project in class.
Kit: $50.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class.
Kit includes: Sterling silver sheet, sterling silver wire, sterling or fine silver bezel wire, stone cabochon, waxed cotton cord or stainless steel necklace Chain.
Supplies Provided by Instructor: Soldering supplies and soldering setup, pliers, cutters, hammers, pickle pot, pickling solution, bench grinder/polisher, torches, butane, silver wire, silver solder, sterling sheet, stone cabochons, tripods, stone setting tools. Typed instructions.
Skills Required: None
Skills Required: Willingness and ability to use a small butane torch. Good motor skills.
Materials You are Required to Bring: No need to bring anything. Everything needed to complete this project will be provided in class.