"Stone A Ring" Wednesday September 28, 2022 11:00am-4:00pm
You will design a sterling silver ring, make a ring band, solder a Tube bezel, embellishing by setting a stone and add some texture.
"Stone A Ring"
Instructor: Sheila A Smith
Date: Wednesday September 28, 2022
Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Skill Level: all levels
Age Limit: 15 and Over
Maximum Class Size: 4
Class Fee: $80.00
Kit Fee: Included in price of class
Due to the lenght of this class, feel free to bring a snack or lunch, we will take a short break
You will design a Sterling Silver ring, making the ring band, solder a tube bezel, embellish with texture and set a stone.
You will Learn:
You will learn safety tip when using a torch, how to solder a bezel or tube bezel, what type of solder to use, prep metal by filing, sanding, cleaning, texturing, quenching, annealing, what tools to use, how to hammer out a texture, setting a stone in a tube bezel, how to use a flex shaft drill, what gauge metal works best, polish and buff, calculate ring size using a Caliper for correct sizing, how to patina, seal metal, finishing techniques.
Safety tips when using a torch, soldering, cutting metal, filing, sanding, cleaning, quenching, annealing, texturing, solder a tube bezel, set a stone, what tools to use, hammer texturing, using metal and wire gauge, polishing, buffing, seizing a ring, use of a Caliper, use of a flex shaft, patina, sealing metal and finishing techniques.
Kit to Include:
Everything you will need to complete this project.
Tools to Bring:
None ! Students will use studio tools.
What to Wear:
Closed-toe shoes is a must (we will be using torches for this project), wear old clothes. Latex gloves, apron, safety glasses and mask will be provided if needed.
What to Bring to Class:
A small notebook and reading glasses if extra magnification is needed.
SAS by Design Studio
6170 Larkwood Ln
Long Beach, MS 39560
One seat per person per class. Space is limited so please do not bring any guests or children with you to class.
Classes will start on time.
To Register: Submit Payment
No refunds are provided if you cannot attend your scheduled class. You may send someone in your place if you let us know to expect them. We reserve the right to cancel a class at anytime. If that happens, for any reason, you will receive a full refund. In case of inclement weather, we will reschedule the class or give a full refund.