Stone Setting - Learn to Flush Set Gemstones
Flush setting facet stones dates back to ancient times and still holds popularity in today’scontemporary jewellery. Flush setting is the technique whereby a facet bet stone is set into a piece of jewellery so that the table of the stone is flush with the surface of the metal. Flush setting is a great alternative to having raised setting such as a bezel, tubes or prongs, adding a sleek look to your designs.
This workshop will start by having you crafting your jewellery piece of choice either a pair of earrings, a ring, bangles or a pendant to then set faceted stones by carefully drilling, seating and burnishing your stones in place. This is a fun way to add a bit of sparkle to your piece of jewellery!
This workshop is for people with basic jewellery making skills and those who have attended previous workshops.
Skills taught :: Drilling, seating faceted stones, burnishing, filing, measuring, sanding, polishing.
Check out our 'Flush Set Gemstones' Pinterest board for some eye candy & stunning examples.
£40 **All tools and gemstones are provided except for the sterling silver. The sterling silver required to make your jewellery can be bought on the day, payment by cash, debit or credit card. Material costs vary depending on the type and design of your jewellery. As a rough guide approximately £5 - £15 of silver is required to make a pair of earrings or a ring / £10 - £20 for a pendant / £15 - £30 for a bangle.
DATES: TBA Please email me to express your interest in this workshop. Private and small group workshops are available upon request