Faceted Stone Series: Class 4-Traditional Basket Setting

2021/07/18 TBSet

$135.00

Requires a Minimum of 2 participants.

Students will learn how to create in the traditional style of a basket setting out of sterling silver wire. Basket settings have prongs that hold the gemstone in place and utilize a horizontal band at the base of the setting to support the gemstone, this horizontal band is what created the basket. This class builds upon skills learned in the Simple Basket Setting class and focuses on creating traditional basket settings for a variety of gemstone shapes including marquis, pear, oval, square, etc.

Current maximum number of students is 4, masks required. However, class maximum may vary depending upon covid restrictions.

Material Fee: $10-25 based upon materials purchased from instructor

Instructor:  Leah Meleski

Date & Time:  Sunday, July 18, 2021, 11am-6pm

Materials: Students should bring a sketchbook or notebook and a pencil for notes and drawings as well as 1 completed silver ring band to set their stone on top of. Please also bring a bagged lunch or snacks. Students are also welcome to bring a small faceted stone to set, size between 5-10mm.The instructor will provide 1cubic zirconia or glass stone, stone setting bur(s), & 18g sterling silver wire in materials kit. Please also bring a bagged lunch or snacks

Prerequisites: Beginning Jewelry & EITHER Silversmithing 101 or be able to create 1 finished silver ring band before class. Ring can be either made in 14g or 12g round wire or 6mm wide band out of 18g. Students are welcome to email the instructor with questions.

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Students will learn how to create in the traditional style of a basket setting out of sterling silver wire. Basket settings have prongs that hold the gemstone in place and utilize a horizontal band at the base of the setting to support the gemstone, this horizontal band is what created the basket. This class builds upon skills learned in the Simple Basket Setting class and focuses on creating traditional basket settings for a variety of gemstone shapes including marquis, pear, oval, square, etc.