Fine Jewelry & Stonesetting

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Start date: Mon, Apr 28: 6:30pm - 9:00pm (8 sessions)
Mon, Apr 28: 6:30pm - 09:00pm
Mon, May 05: 6:30pm - 09:00pm
Mon, May 12: 6:30pm - 09:00pm
Mon, May 19: 6:30pm - 09:00pm
Mon, May 26: 6:30pm - 09:00pm
Mon, Jun 02: 6:30pm - 09:00pm
Mon, Jun 09: 6:30pm - 09:00pm
Mon, Jun 16: 6:30pm - 09:00pm
Location: 1395 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10128
Important: Room: S350, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

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Class Information

  • Class Level: Intermediate
  • Age Requirements: 18 and older
  • Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this stone setting class:

Design your own pieces with precious metals and by setting stones.

Prerequisite: Jewelry II

Materials List: 
  • 6ft 16ga fine silver round wire. 
  • Silver solder medium 
  • Forming pliers...half round 
  • Flat nose pliers 
  • Chain nose pliers 
  • Soldering tweezers... pointed 
  • Soldering pick 
  • Saw blades #1 (doz.) 
  • Stone pusher 
  • Burnisher 
  • Fine silver bezel wire, 6mm high, 26ga. 6" 
  • Cabochon round stone... optional... instructor will supply stones for sale in first class. 
Items above should be purchased for first class. A discussion with instructor will take place in the first class. Any additional items... gold, etc. will then be purchased according to the specific needs of the student in relation to articles they would like to pursue in gold. 


Metalliferous 34 W 46th Street, 944-0909 
Gesswein, 800 243-4466 
Landa, 10 W 47th St 


Dikra Gems Inc, 56 W 45th St, 212 869-6332 
P.Gems, 29 W 47th St (basement), 212 921-4238 
Robert Bentley Company, 34 W 46th St, 212 302-4846 


Myron Tobak, 25 W 47th St, 2121 398-8300 
Ross Metals Corp., 54 W 47th St 212 869-3928 
Hoover & Strong, 800 759-9997 
Hauser & Miller, 800 462-7447 

Please note:  92Y Art Center Students get discounts when purchasing supplies if the Student ID card is presented. 

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Cancellation Policy

Refund Policies:

92nd Street Y is not responsible for providing makeup classes or issuing refunds for programs missed as a result of illness, emergencies or other events beyond our control.

There are no refunds for outings, classes or workshops that meet fewer than three times per semester.

If you are unable to attend, you may contact Customer Service prior to the first date for a receipt that enables you to claim your contribution as a tax-deductible gift.

Unless otherwise noted in program description, the following schedule applies to programs which meet three times or more per semester:
  • To receive a 100% refund, written request must be received 2 weeks prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 75% refund, written request must be received at least one day prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 50% refund, written request must be received at least one day prior to the second session.
  • After that, refunds cannot be granted.
All refund requests must be submitted in writing to Customer Service. Refunds are computed from the date written notice is received.

To receive a refund, you must enclose the original of your confirmation letter.

Please allow three to four weeks for processing of your refund request. Processing fees, membership fees, auditions fees and class or exercise cards are not refundable. No cash refunds.

Teacher: Janice Grzyb

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Janice Grzyb has been a jewelry designer and fabricator of one of a kind pieces, limited editions and custom work for over 25 years. Her work encompasses a wide range of techniques using precious metals and a variety of precious and semi-precious gem stones. Often her pieces incorporate unusual elements collected from her travels, which give her work an exotic quality and an aura of antiquity. Janice graduated from Maine College of Art in 1981. She has exhibited her work in many prestigious galleries throughout the US and abroad. Her work has been among publications such as Europa Star, Lark Books and Art Box Japan. Janice is the proud recipient of the Saul Bell Design Award for the year 2011 and is a member of Society of American Silversmiths.

Start Dates (0)

Start Date # of Sessions Price

Room: S350, 3rd Fl, S Bldg

Janice Grzyb

Mon, Apr 28 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Mon, May 05 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Mon, May 12 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Mon, May 19 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Mon, May 26 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Mon, Jun 02 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Mon, Jun 09 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Mon, Jun 16 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Upper East Side, Manhattan
1395 Lexington Ave
Btwn E 91st & 92nd Streets
New York, NY 10128


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92nd Street Y
Upper East Side, Manhattan
1395 Lexington Ave
Btwn E 91st & 92nd Streets
New York, NY 10128

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Reviews of Classes at 92nd Street Y

2 out of 2

Attended: Jewelry Fabrication: Techniques in Hollow Construction

This is a great class and I have taken it a handful of times. Because most students have been with Klaus for many years, the projects sometimes veer off the traditional hollow construction methods depending on what the students are interested in. This is not a problem for me since I take this particular class because of the teacher, not the project. So this review is more about Klaus as an instructor. Klaus is not only a master jeweler (taught in Germany) who emphasizes precision and proper technique, but also a phenomenal teacher. He cares about the work his students produce and encourages them to push their limits and achieve high quality craftsmanship. He is a straight shooter with a sense of humor. I've taken many classes at the 92nd St Y and keep going back to Klaus' because of his exceptional ability to impart his expertise that can help students grow at any level. The 92nd St Y overall has a great jewelry program, but some instructors are better teachers than others. I find all are amazing jewelers, but not necessarily good teachers. Some struggle to command a class and provide instruction.

Attended: Public Speaking: A Crash Course

I think the class was very practical. We not only learned by listening but got to interact and even took home videos to watch and learn from mistakes. I liked the format a lot and the instructor kept the time lively and informative.

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