Jewelry Events

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 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...
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...
Decorative Engraving for Jewelry Fall 2018
Expired
$650.00
September 22, 2018
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Tira introduces students to beautiful design elements to compliment jewelry, knives or other hand engraved items. Learn how to lay out and execute border patterns that may be used on a variety of items. Understand the design,  construction and engraving of geometric patterns to surround set stones or other elements. Create dramatic designs for earrings,...
Bezel and Channel Setting Fall 2018
Expired
$650.00
September 15, 2018
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Learn to set both cabochons and faceted stones in bezels and tubes. On Day 2, learn multiple methods and techniques for setting round stones in a channel set ring. Students will have benches equipped with microscopes and cutting-edge pneumatic tools.
Bead and Fishtail Setting Summer 2018
Expired
$650.00
August 25, 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...
Shaping Tools for Scrolls and Designs Summer 2018
Expired
$600.00
July 28, 2018
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
This course is for jewelers and engravers who already have basic engraving skills and are comfortable working with tools. Tira will focus on shaping and sharpening the right tools for the job, transferring patterns to your work and executing scroll work onto metal.  Learn intertwining elements, principals of basic scroll design and how to cut...
Beginning Engraving Steel Summer 2018
Expired
$550.00
July 14, 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 will use examples and focus on techniques for engraving steel.  Whether you want to engrave knives, firearms, or modern jewelry  made of tougher metals, this class will focus on techniques to get you...