19 hour workshop
The gemstone setting day consists of 2 workshops running back to back as a full day intensive.
These skills can’t help but will propel you jewellery making to the next level!
Tube Setting Workshop -
Tube setting is a method of setting round faceted gemstones. This is stylish way to incorporate colour & beauty of gemstones into your jewellery designs and a fantastic first step towards more complex gemstone settings.
During this 3 hour workshop you will be learning the skills and practicing to set different sized faceted gemstones into silver tubing. After getting a good grasp of the setting technique you will move on to making either a pendant, a ring or pair of earrings from a set project.
Flush Setting Workshop -
Flush setting is the technique whereby a facet gemstone is set into a piece of jewellery so that the table of the stone is flush with the surface of the metal. Flush setting is a great alternative to having raised setting such as a bezel, tubes or prongs, adding a sleek look to your designs.
During this 3 hour workshop you will be learning the different types of stones suitable for flush setting, the dynamics, technique and practicing to flush set a number of stones. You will then have the opportunity to transfer these skills onto either a pendant, ring, or pair of earrings from a set project
Please Note :: This workshop is for people with confident basic silversmithing skills or those who have attended previous workshops (soldering skills are required - please get in touch if in doubt).
Skills taught: Measuring and selecting gemstones, using a drill press or pendant drill rilling, seating faceted stones, using burrs, burnishing, sawing, filing, sanding, finishing.
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About your host, Creative Escape Studio
Creative Escape is a fully equipped and dedicated jewellery workshop and studio, offering short courses in silver jewellery making. From the moment you walk into the studio you will be introduced to using the tools of the trade, learning new skills and techniques for the project at hand. The ethos of Creative Escape is all about providing a friendly, inspiring and creative space.
All the workshops offered are short and sweet - 3 hrs to a full day - with each workshop focusing on different aspects and skills for you to build upon and walking away adorning your own handcrafted jewellery by the end of each session. The majority of the workshops are beginner based and no experience is necessary. Each class is limited to a max of 5 people allowing plenty of opportunity for individual attention and a comfortable working space.
Each workshop is inclusive of all materials for set projects, cubic zirconia gemstones, tools and plenty cups of hot coffee and tea. If you are attending the full day please bring a packed lunch with you as shops are a little too far away for the time allocated for the break.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.