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CZ Tube-Set Soldered Earrings

  • B170856
  • Instructor: Kay Rashka
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Wed. June 7
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Maximum Class Size: 10
  • Class Fee: $194.00
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Description:
Create a tube setting for round gemstones with this bi-layered, soldered earrings project. Students will use a setting punch and burrs to create custom-sized settings for gemstones, and dimpling pliers to create the raised dimples at the corners of the metal sheet.
Students will Learn:
How to cut and professionally finish tubing using a tube miter vise; how create a custom seat for each CZ using setting and round burrs; how to use a micro butane torch to solder the tubing to the silver base sheet. Once the seat is cut in the tubing a setting punch is used to complete the setting of the CZ.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 18 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Hard plastic safety glasses. Students needing vision enhancement are advised to bring a task lamp and/or visor with magnifiers.
Materials in Kit:
Sterling silver sheet, tubing; 6 mm CZs (2); fine-silver wire; chocolate. Instructor provides all tools required for use in class.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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