Joel McFadden teaches a combination Bead Setting Class and Fishtail Setting Class to jewelers of all levels
On Day 1, 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 variations for multiple styles.
Tira Mitchell will assist in this class with graver shaping and sharpening techniques.
Class is limited to 3 students to make sure there is lots of interaction between students and instructors.
Course is 2 days over a weekend so students do not have to miss a lot of work or bench time at home.
Students each have their own bench with a microscope and pneumatic engraving tools to dive right into new techniques.