- Introduction to stone setting: casting with stonesCourse start date: Sat 25 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Aurelie DellasantaEver wondered how stones are cast into metal or found your wax carved settings have changed in the lost-wax casting process? This course will introduce you to the principles of wax-carved settings for lost-wax casting and how stones can be cast directly into metal using cuttlefish and delft-clay sand casting.
- Precious metal clay: setting stonesCourse start date: Thu 23 Mar 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Elizabeth PearsonEver fancied experimenting with metal clay and exploring how to set stones in your jewellery? Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced jeweller, this fascinating course will guide you through setting stones using handmade settings. You will develop your own ideas and designs, and practise a range of techniques to create your own striking metal clay work.Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
- Jewellery: stone setting IIICourse start date: Thu 27 Apr 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rae DuncanAlready explored some of the skills of mount-making and stone-setting but want to take your expertise to another level? Experience the more complicated techniques of mounting a variety of stone shapes, as well as practising your grasp of claw and collet settings. Integrate new stone-setting techniques with your existing knowledge to give the ultimate professional finish to your jewellery.Full fee £389.00 Senior fee £311.00 Concession £253.00
- Introduction to stone setting: raised grain settingCourse start date: Sat 10 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rae DuncanGrain setting, sometimes referred to as bead setting, is a technique where small faceted stones are held in place by small prongs called beads. These are raised from the metal in the band using an engraving tool. This specialist technique builds on the basic stone setting methods, introducing the use of a new set of tools and skills and is perfect for those wishing to take their stone-setting to a higher level.
- Flush setting for jewellery makersCourse start date: Sat 29 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Louise Seijen Ten HoornFor intermediate jewellers. Learn how to set round brilliant cut/faceted stones in sheet metal and rings using the traditional flush setting technique. You will practice in copper, before moving on to work in silver. There will also be a chance to make your own flush setting tool.
- Jewellery: stone setting II
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