Gemstone Setting in a Day

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If you love a little sparkle and are looking to take your jewellery making to the next level then this is the perfect workshop!

During this intensive full day workshop you will be learning 2 invaluable stone setting techniques that will have you incorporating beautiful faceted gemstones into your jewellery designs.  

The two stone setting techniques covered are ::

Tube Setting - 

Tube setting is a method of setting round faceted gemstones. This is stylish way to incorporate colour & beauty of gemstones into your jewellery designs and a fantastic first step towards more complex gemstone settings.  

FlushSetting - 

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. 

For examples of both techniques (and some stunning eye candy) check out our 'Tube Set Gemstone Inspiration'  & 'Flush Set Gemstones Pinterest board

Please Note :: This workshop is for people with confident basic silversmithing skills or those who have attended previous workshops (soldering skills required - please email if in doubt).

Skills taught :: Measuring and selecting gemstones, using a drill press or pendant drill rilling, seating faceted stones, using burrs, burnishing, sawing, filing, sanding, finishing.

 £110 inclusive of all materials for set project*, cubic zirconia gemstones**, tools and plenty cups of hot coffee and tea. 

*If you would like to make a larger project silver is available for purchase on the day.

**If you would like to use real gemstones there is a selection available for purchase on the day.   

There will be a break during the day.  Please bring a packed lunch with you as shops are a little too far away for the time allocated.

Date:  Saturday, March 16th from 10am - 4:30pm

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