Prong Setting :: Coins
PRE-REQUISITE :: Jewelry Soldering for Beginners or practical experience with a jewelry torch This is not an entry-level class :: Welcome to our Pop-Up Workshop! These soldering skills are advanced, intense and fun!! Grab a spot quickly and prepare for a beautiful challenge. Then, find that old coin from your Trip-of-a-Lifetime and turn it into a beautiful piece of jewelry. This class will teach you the steps for fabricating, setting and finishing a sterling silver pendant that shows-off your beautiful coin. In this session, your instructor will also demonstrate the same techniques on a CZ solitaire, so you'll understand how to prong-set faceted stones. Expect to have fun, meet interesting people and leave with the skills & knowledge to work independently! A $22 materials fee will be collected on-site. Coins should be no smaller than a dime and no larger than a quarter. Safety Requirements :: No Exceptions • Closed-toed, low-heeled or no-heeled shoes • Comfortable “play-clothes”. No flowing sleeves or too much bulk • Long hair must be worn in a bun or ponytail • Protective eyewear will be provided and must be worn
The August Axel Jewelry Studio is a creative workshop in Venice Beach, CA. The Studio and course offerings were designed to serve a range of skills and interests from talented tinkerers to advanced artists. Our goal is to provide solid and safe bench-instruction, combined with hands-on practice, so artists may operate safely, independently and successfully. COURSES: Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Soldering. Bezel Setting. Tube Setting. Flush Setting. Prong Setting. Metalsmithing. Cold-Connections. Wire Wrapping. Knotting. Private or Group Lessons. And more. INSTRUCTORS: As Owner and Senior Instructor, Christy Sears brings a wealth of knowledge to the bench. With 15+ years of jewelry soldering and metal fabrication, endless patience and a healthy sense of humor, she creates a warm and welcoming learning environment. Not only does she believe in teaching "how", but "why" and this has made all of the difference to her students. All of the August Axel Jewelry Studio instructors create the same atmosphere, so students may reach their goals.
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