Surface Setting and Street Gemology
with Jim Dailing
Jun 10th - Jun 14th, 2019 | 10am to 6pm
Tuition: $995 | Payment plans available
Kit Fee: $95 Materials and Lab Fee | Fee paid last day of class
“Wonderful teacher - loved how generous and flexible Jim was. A wealth of knowledge and encouragement.” -Maysoon, Alchemy of Gold with Jim Dailing
Flush Setting, Bead Setting, Pave, Oh My!
Step up your stone setting game, and learn the techniques needed to make high-end pieces! Join experienced goldsmith, Jim Dailing, in this week long immersion where he will walk you through flush setting, pave, bead setting, tapered bezels, and more. Elevate your designs with these versatile surface setting techniques. He will also discuss the fundamentals of Gemology and purchasing the right stones for your project. Jim invites you to choose the type of metal you would like to work with whether it is Yellow Gold, White Gold, Silver, Copper, or Brass.
This course will cover:
- Flush Setting, Bead Setting, and Pave Setting
- Making stone setting tools
- The basics of gemology: Moh’s hardness scale, weighing and measuring gems, cuts, shapes, and more!
- Understanding how to look at a stone before setting it in jewelry
About Jim Dailing:
Jim Dailing specializes in creating unique engagement rings and custom wedding rings specifically designed to the style and personality of his clients. From his studio in beautiful Bend, Oregon, Jim works with both national and international clients. In addition to custom jewelry design, Jim is an accomplished instructor in metalsmithing, stone setting, and sculpture. You can learn more about Jim’s work on his website: www.jimdailing.com
Please be informed Creative Side only offers “tuition credit” upon cancellation. Please review our no refund policy before enrolling and agree to the terms. We appreciate your support of our growing community.