Stone Setting

 

             

Join our jewellery making classes in the beautiful surrounds of the artist’s colony of Montsalvat in Melbourne,
with Master Craftswoman Jeanette Dyke and learn how to make your own silver bezel set ring in her professionally equipped studio.

 

1 DAY STONE SETTING CLASS
BEZEL SET RING

The Course:
• Make a silver bezel set ring setting a cabochon stone on to a pre made silver ring shank
• This course teaches you everything you need to know in order to make your bezel from 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 yourself
• 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
• You must have the following skills already: Soldering, annealing, cutting, filing and emerying
• Suitable for 18yrs+

Dates and Times:

Class No1
SUNDAY 20TH AUGUST 2017
 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm (5 hours total)
Sold Out

OR

Class No2
SUNDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 2017
10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm (5 hours total)

Available to book

Cost:
• Class cost – $275
• All materials: pre made silver ring shank (one size only), fine silver, sterling silver and 1x stone are provided as setting packs and included in the price

 

Bezel Set Ring Class - Stone Setting Class

What skills you will learn:
• Making your own bezel from sheet metal to fit your 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 5 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
• BYO lunch to eat in the grounds or book the Boulevard restaurant at Montsalvat
• A sense of humour always goes down well​

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