Learn to prong set your own gemstones in this one day weekend workshop. Starting with sterling silver 4 prong settings and faceted round gemstones, learn how to measure and account for depth and shape of the stone, cut a seat and create a bearing with files & burs.
*This class focuses more on the actual setting of stones into prong settings, not the fabrication of prongs. We recommend taking a private stone setting workshop f you would like to go over in depth how to make your own prong settings.
Prerequisite: Intermediate/Advance level - You must have basic soldering and fabrication experience to take this class.
Currently available as a private workshop.
-We will provide : 5mm + 6mm CZs
(You are welcome to bring your own round faceted stones of the same size with a moh scale of 7 or higher).
- 3mm + 4mm hart bur
- Chain-nose pliers
- Ring clamp
- Brass sliding size gauge
- Soft toothbrush
- Bur Lubricant (example wax bur life or bees wax)
Optional: Opti-visor (magnifying glasses)
Allcraft Jewelry Supply - 135 W 29th St #205, New York, NY 10001
Closed on weekends!
Instructor: Danielle Straub
251 Grand Street Brooklyn, New York, NY 11211• (718) 387-6200