Date: Friday, Oct 21, 2022, 9am - 12pm (CDT)
Instructor: Scott Mason & Phyllis Flora
Skill Level: Intermediate
Pre-requisite: Previous soldering experience.
Class Description: The clean and steady design of this pendant evokes the even sway of the clock pendulum. This class has it all… creating a bezel setting, soldering through the full range of solder types, tube setting, and setting a cabochon. This will be a fast paced and skill packed class.
HYBRID: If you are in the Greater Philly area and would like to participate in studio, Tuscarora Lapidary Society in Brookhaven, PA will be hosting this class. This is the perfect option for those who do not have their own tools or would just like to hang out with like minded people for an afternoon of fun. Please "check" the hybrid option below.
Materials Kit: Kyanite cabochon, sterling silver sheet and wire, bezel wire, tube bezel, faceted blue spinel, and sterling silver bail.
Domestic US shipping included. (Please contact instructor directly to arrange for international or expedited shipping.)
(Materials kit is included in price when "Zoom/Kit combo" or "Kit only" option is selected.)*
- Bench block
- Rawhide hammer or nylon mallet
- Sanding sticks or metal files
- Round nose pliers
- Metal shears
- Jeweler’s saw and sawblades (3/o or 4/o)
- Cut Lube or beeswax
- Bench pin
- Stone setting tools
- Digital caliper
- Mitre jig (optional)
- Flush cutters
- Steel ring mandrel
- Jewelry-making pliers (flat nose, chain nose, round nose
- Soldering set-up:
- Torch (butane micro torch)
- Fireproof surface (e.g., Solderite board or charcoal block)
- Solder pick
- Cross-lock tweezers
- Hard, medium and easy solder
- Quench bowl
*Note: Kit only and extra kit options do not include instructions or recording. You must choose either a Zoom or Zoom/Kit combo to receive written instructions. Kits will begin to ship Oct. 5, 2022, unless otherwise arranged with instructor.
Zoom Recordings will be available for viewing until Nov. 1, 2022. Additional time may be purchased ($12) by selecting the "Extend viewing time" option above.