Saturday, January 11
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Instructor: Leah Meleski
Students will learn how to create a bezel setting for odd shaped cabochon gemstones, such as freeform, square, pear and trillion cut stones. A bezel is a thin band of metal that surrounds a cabochon and is formed around the edges to hold the stone in place. This class will review techniques that will help you to create a successful bezel for an odd shaped gemstone. Students are welcome to bring in several cabochon gemstones or objects that they would like to set. Instructor will also have gemstones available for purchase. Students will leave class with one finished setting.
AGES: Adults 21+
$5-15 paid to the instructor on the day of class.
Students should have taken a Beginning Jewelry Metalsmithing Class or equivalent and are confident with have taken the beginning jewelry courses and/or are proficient with soldering, sawing, drilling, polishing, rolling mill/roller printing, etc.
- Day 1
January 11, 2020
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Venue: Jewelry Studio
The Jewelry Studio at the Jansen Art Center is located on the NW side of the basement floor: