MASTER CLASS: Stone Setting (2020) 

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th March 2020

£190.00 plus materials (material costs of approx £30.00 paid directly to your tutor on first day of course)

Stone SettingCourse aims:
In this two day course, students will learn step-by-step how to produce elegant settings for diamonds and coloured stones. The course will cover basic setting techniques and rub over collets.

The course is aimed at intermediate / advanced makers, not for beginners. Sawing, filing, soldering knowledge is necessary. Students who have some experience in jewellery will find this course challenging and informative.

Learning outcomes:
Students will learn to produce several types of collets for stone setting and gain basic rub-over setting skills.

Your tutor:
Jonas Mace is our full time goldsmith at Rachel Jeffrey jewellery. He makes from our workshop, over looking the River Lea in the heart of Wheathampstead. He was awarded BFA from East Carolina university in the USA, and MA from The Cass in London.

Apart from a traditional practice, Jonas also engages in contemporary jewellery and his work in this field focuses on exploration of unusual materials and found objects. Jonas has exhibited work in USA, Australia, UK, and Germany.

The course runs on both Saturday and Sunday, 9:30am – 3.00pm. Max of nine places available. Full Payment required to secure a place. A minimum of six participants required for the course to run.  We can take card payments over the phone – please note the cost of the day is not refundable. Once payment is received we will send a letter confirming your place on the course – just let us know if you would like a place by calling 01582 833800.

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