18 and older
Build on your metal skills by exploring the process of bezel setting. This one day workshop will concentrate on making simple but beautiful bezels for pendants, earrings or rings in sterling silver. The workshop will cover step and fancy bezels.
Bring your own stones or choose from a selection of cabochon stones sold at the studio. Make sure the stones you select are either an oval or round cabochon (flat bottom) with a hardness of 7 or higher on the moh scale. Recommended stones include sapphires, tourmalines, amethysts, rubies, topaz, and citrines.Prerequisite:
Intermediate/Advance level - You must have basic soldering and fabrication experience to take this class.Tool List
Tools can be purchased at:
- Square bezel pusher with wooden handle
- Flat and half round pliers
- Half round file (6 or 8" long) ( #2 cut) Steel Burnisher, Bent
- 2/0 saw blades (1 dozen)
- Saw frame
Allcraft Jewelry Supply - 135 W 29th St #205, New York, NY 10001Closed on weekends!
*We recommend placing an order before you go in, that way they will have everything ready for you. They will have our tool list on file - let them know you are a student of Fitzgerald Jewelry School. Items can also be shipped to you as well.
- R Gems – 48 W 48 St. #210 NY, NY 11036
- Dikra Gems – 56 W 45 St #1005 NY, NY 11036
Couldn't find a schedule that works for you? Please reach out to CourseHorse and we'll be happy to assist.
- Scheduling for private lessons is flexible and subject to the instructor's availability. If the instructor is unavailable during the date or time originally booked, CourseHorse and the class provider will help arrange for a reschedule that works for both parties.
- Once a date and time is decided on, the class provider's standard cancellation policy applies. In the event that schedules don't match up and a date and time cannot be scheduled, students are entitled to a refund.
Special Class note: For all Private workshop signups, Students are requested to reach out to the school before the class start date, with a description of what they'd want to make in class.