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VA218 - Building Bezels- soldering and setting Druze and Hollow Forms

Susan Lenart-Kazmer
9:00 - 4:30
Tuesday October 2

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$ 155  

 In this hands on workshop, you will build and strengthen soldering skills using fundamental metalworking techniques to build a box bezel out of sterling silver to set a druze stone. Wire bezels are considered the most flexible and variable whether we use filigree or traditional bezel wire. Learn practical metal cleanup and polish in brazing, filing, sanding and finishing to create a small wearable piece with leather and attachments. Also, an option to fill your bezel with resin in class to complete your project.

Kit includes-$40.00- sterling silver sheet and filigree, round wire

please bring- tin snips, jewelers saw- size 3 blade), bench pin, chain nose, needle nose pliers, wire snips, chain nose and needle nose pliers, burnisher, small file

I will provide non asbestos soldering blocks, butane gas and torches, solder, flux, soldering picks, paintbrush, patinas, small metal file, pickle pot, sand paper, flexible shaft, drill bits,


Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Artistic Artifacts.  They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat.  For further info and to place your order,  please visit:

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