"Prong A Stone" Monday March 1, 2021 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Julie will teach you a new way to prong set a stone. You will create a sterling silver adjustable ring using this unique prong setting technique.
"Prong A Stone"
Instructor: Julie Boudreaux
Date: Monday March 1, 2021
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Skill Level: All Levels
Age Limit: 14 and Over
Maximum Class Size: 6
Class Fee: $ 95.00
Kit Fee: Included in class fee
NOTE: A Prong setting, also known as a claw setting, is a ring setting that has three or more metal tines, or prongs, that stick up and hold the stone in place. The prong will be soldered onto a piece of jewelry such as a ring or pendant to allow the mounting of the stone. This type of setting allows more light to enter the stone, increasing its brilliance.
There are many ways to create prong settings. In this class you will learn a different way to prong set your stone. You will make an adjustable ring out of sterling silver and attach the prong setting to hold your stone.
You will Learn:
You will learn to create an adjustable ring out of sterling silver, texture your ring, form a prong setting out of sterling silver, solder a prong setting to your ring, then mounting your stone in the prongs, patina, finishing techniques and polish. Once you learn the prong setting a stone technique, you can apply the technique to earrings, pendants, bracelets and more rings.
Create an adjustable ring, soldering, filing, using a torch, how to use flux, annealing, clean metal, how to and when to pickle, sanding, filing, forming, texturing, cutting sterling, prong setting mounting stones in setting, what gauge metal works best for a ring, what type of stone works best, patina, finishingand polishing techniques.
Kit to Include:
Every thing needed to complete this project.
Skill Level: No experience necessary.
Tools to Bring: None, You will use studio tools.
What to Wear:
Comfortable or Old clothes .,,. And Please wear closed toe shoes you will be using a torch ...Apron, Latex gloves, safety glasses and mask will be provided if 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.