20th & 21st January from 10:30am – 5:30pm
This workshop will explore ways of using Bezel Settings in a more imaginative way, and look at other Stonesetting methods to help you choose the best way to make you favorite Gems stand out. Experience of Jewellery making will be helpful, but beginners are welcome. Day 1-Instuction will be given on how to make a bezel to fit any stone, with advice on how to set bits such as corners. We will discuss how to cut into the sides of the Bezel to make it more original and interesting. Day 2-Depending on the stone to be set, we will work with a variety of settings such as bezels, tabs, gallery, cups, cones and look at the use of prefabricated mounts. If you have a gemstone which you would like to set please let the tutor know in advance, if not a selection will be available to choose from.
Course led by Jaqueline Bell – Facebook page