Thu, Nov 18|
Biome slow craft collective!
Metalsmithing : 102
The basics to working with Cabachon stones! Learn how to set stones using a bezel cup.
Time & Location
Nov 18, 2021, 5:00 PM MST – Nov 19, 2021, 7:30 PM MST
Biome slow craft collective!, 2325 Birdie Dr, Bozeman, MT 59715, USA
About the Event
Pre-Requisite : Metalsmithing 101
So you have learned how to make a Sterling Silver Stacking Ring. Now lets add a cabachon stone!
Begin with measuring, cutting, filing your ring, then learn what types of base sheets and bezel cups : how and when do use them. Also learn how to set your first stone!
**** If you are interested in purchasing Metalsmithing Materials for your own studio space please let me know what equipment and the quantity of silver. ****
Below is the Pricing sheet and includes shipping. I will need payment ahead in full before ordering. : )
Proxxon Microflame Butane Torch $57
Sterling Round 14gauge Wire 1/2 Hard $36 per ft.
Third Hand w/ Round Base. $11
Pliers Concave/Convex for shaping rings $14
Easy Sheet Solder 2"x2" $10 - basically the same price for Easy Easy, Medium, Hard
Solder Pads - (what you solder on) - $11
Pickle Starter kit (pickle, copper tongs, pot) $52
Flux - 7ox - $8
Rubber and Steel bench block (for hammering) - $20
Steel Hoop Mandrel (for hammering rings to shape) - $25
Brass Head Mallet (For hammering) $22
If you'd like other gauges of round silver let me know and I can get you a base ft price. 14gauge is what we made our stacking rings out of. The thickest is 10gauge $20ft, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20/22 (common ear wire), 24, 26, 28, 30 (thinnest gauge available)
Also available for materials for the 102 Class
American Mined Mona Lisa Tuquoise Cab 6mm $8 each
SS Bezel Cups in 6mm size
Steel Burnisher, Bent $6
Steel Bezel Roller $5
If there are other materials you would like from Rio Grande let me know and I can bundle it into the shipping to keep the cost down. Yay! So excited about this upcoming 102 class!
Crash Course to Sterling Silver Stacking Rings$60.00+$1.50 service fee