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Bezel Setting (Beginner)

at Bushwick Jewelry Casting - Ridgewood

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Ridgewood, Queens
63 Woodward Ave Ste 6317
Btwn Metropolitan & Flushing Avenues
New York, New York 11385
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 4

What you'll learn in this stone setting class:

This is an intensive 1 day class where you will learn several stone settings which will really take your work in silver jewelry to the next level.During the course, we will also be talking about the qualities of different popular stones and considerations when setting them.

This class is very intensive so come prepared. Your work will really move on in leaps and bounds, you’re sure to be pleased with your progress.

Course Outline :
The main stone settings covered in this class include:
  • A simple rub over setting, which involves creating a bezel and encasing a cabochon-shaped stone. This is a key technique for setting stones and is very useful to add to your repertoire of skills as it allows you to set a range of natural stones in a range of sizes.
  • A step bezel is a variation of the bezel (described above)has a delicate ridge running around the interior that supports the edge of the stone. It uses less material, reducing cost and weight.  It can allow light to show through the stone, depending on the design.
  • A tube setting, a simple yet effective technique for neatly setting usually small stones into silver tube. A great contrast to the rub over setting and adds a new dimension to your jewelry.
For this class you don’t need to bring anything but yourself as everything is provided. However, if you want to bring some of your own stones you can and the tutor will advise as to whether these are suitable for use in this class. If not, then we can always give advise on how they can be used in future.

Prerequisite : 
This course is designed for students that have taken at least one of the casting classes.

Important Note :
  • Prior to class, students must cast a piece (either in a prior class, or during studio time) to incorporate the stone and setting.
  • For this class, only round and oval cabochon stones will be used. However, some round faceted stones may be used in tube settings. This course is designed for students that have taken at least one of the casting classes.

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Refund Policy
Withdrawals from class 7 days prior to the start of the class will receive a full refund for the class minus a 5% processing fee. If cancellation occurs 3-6 days prior to the class, we will provide a 50% refund. Cancellations 48 hours or less receive a 25% refund. Refunds will not be provided for no-shows or same-day cancellations.

We do not refund tuition for classes that students miss due to their own circumstances. Students may make-up missed class sessions during open studio hours for up to two weeks after the last class meeting.

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Bushwick Jewelry Casting

Scott Alexander Fowler studied metalsmithing at The University of North Texas from 1993-1999. For the past several years, Scott has experimented with various techniques and materials to develop the craftsmanship necessary to create his unique designs. His pieces fuse modern clean lines with organic...

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