Intro to Flush Setting and Bead Setting Faceted Gemstones

Days & Times:
March 6 and March 7 - 10am-4pm
Level:
Intermediate - Advanced
Location:
385 Tequesta Drive - Studio J
Instructor:

This workshop will introduce metalsmiths to the basics of flush & bead setting small faceted stones. Students will explore different types of burs, burnishers, holding methods, and magnification as well as the anatomy of faceted stones. Projects can include making a simple ring, bracelet, or pair of earrings incorporating 3 & 4 mm CZs. Basic skills are required. Students should be comfortable soldering rings and using a flex shaft. All levels can expect to leave with a simple finished project or the skills to incorporate the techniques into their own designs.


Intro to Flush Setting and Bead Setting Faceted Gemstones Supply List