Ready to take the next step in setting stones? This class teaches artists how to integrate faceted stones into their pieces. Follow this link to learn more.
PRE-REQUISITE: Jewelry Soldering for Beginners. This is not an entry-level course.
Please note: OUR BEZEL SETTING CLASS HAS A PRE-REQUISITE Soldering for Beginners or practical experience with a jewelry torch is required This is not an entry-level class
Let’s take those Beginning Soldering skills and build on them to create beautiful and professional pieces for securely capturing a flat-backed gemstone.
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Flush Setting AKA Gypsy Setting is a modern way to showcase faceted stones. Once students master the technique (and we’re sticklers for good technique!) the proces is fast, easy and fun.
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Interested? We love that about you! Remember, you need prior wax carving experience, so if you’re ready, click here for details and dates.
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This is one of our specialty classes, so grab a seat while they’re available. Not only will Jeannie (YES! Jeannie of Bibelot LA!!) teach an organic, freeform prong setting, but you’ll also learn a more formal version using the same principles.
The link to the Verlocal page is here!
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Direct casting techniques are for the advancing metalsmith who loves their soldering torch, but needs a new challenge.
In Delft-Clay Casting, Diana (Daughter of the Raj!) will lead students through the process and tools through discussion, demonstration and hands-on practice.
From curing a crucible to consistently successful pours to finishing a piece, you’re covered.
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Learn to create volume without the weight. Click here for more details. For your safety, previous soldering experience is required.)
Bech-time is available by the hour, which means that you’ll have access to all of the tools in The August Axel Studio. Just supply your own metal, stones and solder.
Bench Hours are exclusively for August Axel students.
Our rates have been described as, "That's All?” Click here for rates and availability.