Events

Finishing Knives for Engravers and Makers with William Tuch
Expired
$50.00
March 23, 2019
Worldwide
The engraving is exquisite. The gold inlay is perfect.   The knife’s finish was flawless when you received it.  But after engraving, the knife’s action isn’t quite right and there are little scratches that you can’t remove without wrecking the rest of the finish.  What do you need to know about finishing knives to fix this? ...
Bead and Fishtail Diamond Setting June 2019
Upcoming
$650.00
June 29, 2019
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Joel McFadden uses his 3 step approach to diamond setting techniques. In class, students will set 2mm CZs in custom cast silver rings using burs, gravers and beading tools with the latest microscopes and engraving systems. Day 1 focuses on Bead Setting.  Students will learn fundamental techniques for Bead Setting diamonds and stones of all sizes in rings....
Beginning Hand Engraving with Tira May 2019
Expired
$550.00
May 18, 2019
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Beginning Hand Engraving gets you started with modern engraving tools and a microscope.  Learn new engraving techniques and improve the quality of your work!  Skills apply to working with gold, silver or steel. Tira introduces students to hand engraving with EnSet Hand Engraving systems and Leica microscopes.  In class, you learn to shape and sharpen...
Beginning Engraving with Tira March 2019
Expired
$550.00
March 30, 2019
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Beginning Engraving gets you started with modern engraving tools and a microscope.  Learn new techniques and improve the quality of your work!  Skills apply to working with gold, silver or steel. Tira introduces students to hand engraving with EnSet Hand Engraving systems and Leica microscopes.  In class, you learn to shape and sharpen many gravers...
The Knife’s Finish – How Engravers Can Avoid Screwing It Up with William Tuch
Expired
September 27, 2018
Worldwide
The engraving is exquisite. The gold inlay is perfect.   The knife’s finish was flawless when you received it.  But now the knife’s action isn’t quite right and there are little scratches that you can’t remove without wrecking the rest of the finish.  What can you do?  Join us on September 27 at 8:00 PM EDT...
Beginning Stone Setting – Summer 2018
Expired
$650.00
June 9, 2018
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Joel McFadden will teach Prong Setting and Bezel Setting techniques in a 2-day weekend Beginning Stone Setting class.  Designed for beginners or for jewelers who are having trouble with basic stone setting techniques. Day 1 Day 1 will cover Prong Setting, sometimes called Diamond-Style Prong Setting.  Students will learn everything they need to know about...
Scroll Design for Engraving by Christian DeCamillis On-Line Course
Expired
May 22, 2018
Worldwide
Anyone who designs jewelry, engraves, or just wants to learn about scrolls can join this class for scroll design.  Learn Chris DeCamillis’s system to easily draw scrolls and fill spaces to be engraved. The course will be live on-line and presented in two 2-hour sessions: Tuesday, May 22 from 7:30pm – 9:30 pm EDT and...
Beginning Engraving Fall 2018
Expired
$550.00
November 10, 2018
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Experience working with modern pneumatic tools and a microscope to shorten your learning curve and improve the quality of your work! Tira introduces students to hand engraving with EnSet Hand Engraving, Stone Setting and Finishing tools.  Learn to shape and sharpen many gravers including: a 90 degree graver, a 110 degree graver, a flat, a...
Background Removal for Scrolls & Designs Fall 2018
Expired
$600.00
October 20, 2018
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Students learn how to shape and sharpen the right tool for efficient background removal. Learn how to: transfer patterns, cut designs accurately, and execute background removal for dramatic designs. Background removal can enhance jewelry as well as knife, gun and car/motorcycle items. An Intermediate Course for jewelers and engravers who already have experience with basic...
Bead and Fishtail Setting Fall 2018
Expired
$650.00
October 13, 2018
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
On Day 1 of this class, Joel will teach how to set a basic single row bead set band using modern tools.  Instruction covers the basics of all Pave work and styles. On Day 2, Joel will build on the bead setting techniques and teach a traditional Fishtail setting in a wedding band.  Instruction covers...