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Gem Set Rings – two day course

Description

This is a two day Workshop which starts at 10am and finishes at 5.30pm. Tuition is one-to-one so your learning is intensive and fast tracked. Scroll down to booking calendar for availability and booking.

Tutor Lucy Copleston has a Master’s degree from the Royal College of Art.  This course is designed for both experienced and non-experienced students of the craft. Lucy advises you on the design of your ring prior to your visit.

What is provided

  • A choice of single stone ring design projects in PDF format from which to choose. Contact Lucy to receive a selection after booking.
         Please note: Students provide their own silver. Details are specified on each ring design  project with live links to suppliers.
  • All silver solders are provided free.
  • A selection of inexpensive semi-precious cabochon gem stones from which students can purchase the appropriate size for their project after booking. Contact Lucy for details.
  • A comprehensive Suppliers List if you prefer to purchase your gem stone/s online. Contact Lucy for this.
  • All tools and specialist gem stone setting equipment.
  • A stage by stage photographed record of the development of your project for your future reference.
  • Detailed technique notes supplied by email on request after booking.
  • A tools and equipment list for hobbyists to develop the craft supplied by email on request after booking.
  • On request a comprehensive book list is emailed to you.

For students in further education or participating in government training schemes a personalised Certificate of Attendance is supplied on request.

 

What you will learn

  • How to construct a ring shank in silver to accommodate your chosen gem stone.
  • How to construct a simple bezel mount to fit your gemstone.
  • How to combine these two units correctly to create the right size ring.
  • How to finish and polish your ring.
  • How to bezel set your gem stone.

 

Gem Set Rings – two day course

£300.00

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