How To bezel set a ring
Learn how to make and set a bezel set ring.
Class Date: Saturday February 11th / Sunday February 12th
Time: 9:30 to 4:30pm and 9:30 to 12:30pm
Instructor: Jennifer Wolfe and Kat Sumpton
Class Outline: Students will be making a bezel set gemstone ring in sterling silver over the duration of a 1.5 day workshop.
This workshop is great for those with some soldering experience and want to advance their skills. Learn how to create and bezel set a gemstone in sterling silver from beginning to end! We will create a bezel setting for a cabochon gemstone, learn how to solder the bezel, create a back plate, solder the bezel to the back plate, file, and set the gemstone. Take home new metal working/soldering skills and a beautiful ring to wear! All materials and tools provided. Small, personal class instruction.
We will begin with an overview of safety concerns, soldering tools, materials and techniques. Then we will fire up our torches and get started! Some metalwork finishing techniques will be discussed.
Skill level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: Previous soldering experience is required.
Technique: Soldering silver, stone setting
Bring to class: Magnification, if required.
Safety considerations: As we are using torches, safety is a major concern. Please wear long sleeves, long pants and closed shoes. Please tie all long hair back and do not wear any loose bracelets or necklaces. If you have any magnifying or reading glasses bring them along. Safety glasses and an apron will be provided.
Workshop Fee: $290 plus HST, includes kit cost of all material needed for the workshop.
Registration & Cancellation Policy
How to Register:
Sign up and pay for the workshop via this page.
A signed waiver will be required to proceed in any workshop.
Minimum age of workshop participation is 16.
Minimum of 3 students must be registered for the course to run, maximum of 6 students.
COVID Safety precautions – It is up to the students discretion if they would like to wear a mask or not. Each workstation has their own designated tools/equipment with limited overlapping equipment to ensure safety. Each workstation and their designated tools will be sterilized before each workshop.
Bring a lunch or there are plenty of places within a short driving distance that you can purchase food from – Tim Hortons, Freshii, McDonalds, Pita Pit etc.
Class Cancellation Policy:
If you need to cancel or reschedule a class, our CANCELLATION POLICY depends on the time until the scheduled class:
- Up to a week, a refund will be issued minus a $15 cancellation fee, or a credit will be given to attend a future workshop. Workshop credits must be used within a 60-day period after cancellation, or it will be forfeited.
- Within 48 hours, no refund or credit is given.
We may reschedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded.