Beginning Prong Setting (Includes all supplies)
Whether you are a rank amateur or already making jewelry and wanting to expand your options, this class is a great way to learn the basics of setting faceted stones. Learn the basic anatomy of faceted stones, including factors that affect their set-ability, what makes a secure setting, tools used for prong setting and how to work with pre-made settings.
Students will be provided with the stones and sterling silver settings to make a pair of stud earrings and a pendant. No substitutions, please. Visibility is extremely important, so be sure to bring your lighting and magnification!!!
Class meets one night and students attend free open studio to continue work on settings.(B) Prerequisites: None