Beads and Yarn

Basic Jewelry 1: Bezel Set, Solder & Saw

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - Sunday, May 14, 2017
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

SOLD OUT! See below for other workshop dates.

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Cost: $295.00

This class focuses on the basics of creating jewelry: sawing, filing, sanding, texturing, stamping, polishing, stone setting - and so much more. As students make the two sample projects, a sawn and pierced pendant and a ring with a bezel setting, they are practicing the soldering and fabrication skills necessary to make jewelry. 

Drop in on any of the Basic Jewelry courses, in any order. They offer training on different and overlapping fundamental skills for making jewelry. All Basic Jewelry courses are designed for beginners and continuing students.

Techniques covered:
• Stone setting: bezels
• Sawing
• Filing
• Sanding
• Soldering
• How to make a ring
• Stamping
• Hammering and texture
• Polishing with Power Tools

Kit of materials, full color handout and use of tools included.

Available as either a weekend workshop or a 8 session course, usually in the afternoon or evenings. See separate listing under "Beginner Classes" for Basic Jewelry 1 8 Week Course.



None. Open to all levels - beginners welcome!

Location: Silvera Jewelry School, Berkeley CA

Instructor: Joe Silvera

Upcoming Workshop Dates
Date(s) Times
Sat. May 13, Sun. May 1410AM-6PM

Sold Out

Sat. Jul 8, Sun. Jul 910AM-6PM


Sat. Sep 2, Sun. Sep 310AM-6PM


Basic Jewelry 1: Bezel Set, Solder & Saw

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