Gemstone Pendant (Intermediate)

Gemstone Pendant (Intermediate)

139.00

In this class you will create a one of a kind pendant with any stone of your choosing from start to finish.

What you will learn:

  • How to choose bezel height.

  • How to solder multiple steps.

  • How to form a bezel.

  • How to solder on design elements.

  • How to create a twisted wire design element.

  • How to use metal shears.

  • How to file.

  • How to create a bail.

  • How to use a black max patina.

  • How to remove unwanted patina.

  • How to bezel set (If this is your first time with bezel setting, we strongly suggest taking the Stacker Ring class first for more extensive instruction.)

  • How to finish.

  • TOOLS NEEDED:

  • SOLDERING SET UP:

  • Torch

  • Solder Block

  • Flux

  • Hard and Easy Solder

  • Pickle Pot: Crock Pot and PH- (10 cups of water, 1 cup of PH-)

  • Third Hand

  • Tweezers

  • Quenching Water

  • Paint Brush

  • Soldering Pick

  • BENCH TOOLS:

  • Bench Pin

  • Metal Shears

  • Sharpie

  • Jeweler’s Saw

  • Saw Blades

  • #4

  • Rotary Tool

  • Bench Vice

  • Rocking Burnisher

  • Brass Brush

  • Steel Wool

  • Drill Bit

  • Center Punch

  • Maker’s Mark Stamps

  • 2 Flat Nose Pliers

  • Small Jump Ring Mandrel

  • MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • 24 Gauge Sterling Silver Sheet Metal

  • Fine Silver Bezel Wire (Height Varies with Stone Height)

  • Cabachon Cut Stone

  • 1 Thick Gauge Jump Ring

  • 26 Gauge Sterling Silver Round Wire

  • Black Max Patina

  • Hard, Medium, and Easy Silver Soldering

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