Skill Level: Intermediate, must have soldering experience.
Hybrid or Zoom: 1 session, Sunday - April 16, 1pm- 5pm EST
Zoom: An invitation to the Zoom meeting will be emailed 3 days before class and will be required to register with Zoom to gain access.
Recording will be available for 3 months after the class for both Zoom and Hybrid participants and will be available on a private YouTube channel.
Written instructions will be emailed to each registrant prior to class.
Description: Learn how to set a pear shape gem cut stone with an open-back setting to allow light to enter the stone from several angles and increase its brilliance. Students will have the opportunity to customize the piece by choosing an overall shape of their choice and adding embellishments.
Materials Kit: Enough material for 1 pendant (SS stock, gemstone). Gem choices will post soon.
Domestic Shipping included. There is an additional charge for International shipping.
***Kits will ship April 5, 2023.
*You will need the following tools to complete the project.
• Chain nose pliers
• Round nose pliers
• Heavy duty side cutters
• Nylon pliers
• Side cutters (preferably flush)
• Parallel pliers
• Multi-looping pliers
• Bow opening pliers (optional)
• Fine tweezers
• Bench block
• Rawhide mallet
• Chasing hammer
• Student files
• Needle files
• Bezel shears
• Curved Burnisher
• Bezel Rocker
• Jewelers’ saw & 2/o saw blades
• Cut lube
• Bench pin
• Brass brush (optional)
• Metal ruler
• Fine tweezers
• Honeycomb solder board
• Euro lustre & muslin wheel
• Rotating solder station
• Super grip gloves (optional)
• Third hand
• Solder pick with shield (optional)
• Steel ring mandrel or hoop mandrel for forming
• Soldering set up
• Magnifying glasses (as needed)
• Liver of sulfur or BlackMax (optional)