Branching Out - Zoom

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$12.00 (Fixed Shipping Cost)



Skill Level: Intermediate, must have soldering experience.

Hybrid or Zoom: 1 session, Sunday - February 25, 10am- 3pm EST

Zoom: An invitation to the Zoom meeting will be emailed 3 days before class and will be required to register with Zoom to gain access.

Recording will be available for 3 months after the class for both Zoom and Hybrid participants and will be available on a private YouTube channel

Written instructions will be emailed to each registrant prior to class. 

Description: Discover "Branching Out," a virtual class where we'll create a special sterling silver ring with CZ sparkle and a beautiful rose-cut cabochon. In just one afternoon, we'll cover stone-setting techniques, adding an intricate branch design for a touch of nature's beauty. Join in for a satisfying afternoon session, blending craftsmanship and nature's elegance from the comfort of your own bench.

Materials Kit: Enough material for 1 ring (SS stock, textured ring stock, gemstone, CZ's).

Domestic Shipping included. There is an additional charge for International shipping.

***Kits will ship Feb. 10, 2024.

*You will need the following tools to complete the project. 

• Sharpie
Chain nose pliers 
Round nose pliers
• Nylon pliers (optional)
• Parallel pliers (optional)
• Bow closing pliers (optional but recommended)
Fine tweezers 

Bench block  
Rawhide mallet 
Chasing hammer (optional)
Student files 

Needle files 
• Hollow scraper (optional)
• Curved Burnisher
• Bezel Rocker
• Jewelers’ saw & 2/o saw blades
• Cut lube
• Bench pin
• Brass brush (optional)
Fine tweezers
• Euro lustre & muslin wheel (optional)
• Carbon ring mandrel and stand
Super grip gloves (optional) 
• Solder pick with shield (optional) 
• Steel ring mandrel (stepped mandrel preferred)
Soldering set up 
• Magnifying glasses (as needed)
• Flex shaft - brass bristle brushes, black silicone discs, gray silicone discs.
• #56 HSS drillbit
• Center punch
• Brass brush
Setting burnisher set

• Liver of sulfur or BlackMax (optional)