with Dale Koebnick
at William Holland
Cabochon Alternatives with Bezel, Prong, & ‘Step Bezel’ Tab Settings
Techniques learned in this class will be stone drilling, stone on stone setting, assorted types of bezel setting, prong setting, ‘step bezels’, decorative bezel backs from sheet and wire, making laminated metals, piercing and sawing metal, using a rolling mill, texturing and dapping, thoughtful design content in metal. Your end results will include unique rings and pendants. Lab fee covers printed materials, all consumables such as solder and butane fuel, and use of tools. Materials cost is estimated for sterling silver, copper, brass, cabochons, tubing, bezel cups, and other embellishments that may be used in the projects. Feel free to contact Dale at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
Silver I or equivalent, proficiency with torch work and soldering skills.