Faceted Setting Series: Class 2 – Tube Setting
Requires a Minimum of 2 participants.
Students will learn how to create a setting for a faceted stone out of thick-walled sterling silver tubing. Tube settings are essentially small bezels made from tubing with several modifications for a faceted stone. They are incredibly useful for adding colorful faceted gemstones to your designs. During this class we will review how to utilize thick walled tubing as both a bezel and as a setting with prongs. This class builds upon techniques learned in both basic bezels settings and pedestal prongs. Current maximum number of students will be 4, masks required.
Material Fee: $10-25 based upon materials purchased from instructor
Instructor: Leah Meleski
Date & Time: Sunday, May 16, 2021, 11am-5pm
Materials:Students should bring a sketchbook or notebook and a pencil for notes and drawings as well as 2 completed ring bands (preferably silver) to set stones on top of. Please also bring a bagged lunch or snacks. The instructor will provide 2 – 5mm cubic zirconia stones, stone setting burs, sterling silver thick-walled tubing & 18g sterling silver wire in materials kit.
Prerequisites: Beginning Jewelry & EITHER Silversmithing 101 or be able to create 2 finished ring bands (preferably silver) before class. Rings can be either made in 12g round wire or 6mm wide band out of 18g sheet. Students are welcome to email the instructor with questions.
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