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Tube Setting

An introduction to setting round stones into tubes

  • 135 US dollars
  • Ridgedale Drive

Service Description

Tube setting is a great way to set round gemstones, and it’s a great skill to learn as your first step toward more complex gemstone setting. We'll be fabricating tiny bezels to accommodate faceted gemstones. We'll be focusing on round shapes in this class, but setting for different shapes and sizes is an advanced skill you should aspire to. This class will scratch the itch to include faceted gemstones into your designs. We will be learning this skill using heavy walled sterling tubing and using burs to cut the seats for our stones with the Foredom flexshaft tool. Silversmithing 3 is a prerequisite for this class which will focus only on the TECHNIQUE of tube setting. Note: You will not actually make the pictured pendant in this class, but you will acquire the skills necessary to complete it on your own. Burs and sterling tubing will be sold as a kit for this class. If you have 22g sterling sheet from Silversmithing 1, please bring this to class or purchase it with the kit. Flexshaft tools are available for purchase at the shop if you decide that you need to take one home with you :)

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations are inevitable and we will do our best to work with you, but since our class sizes are so small, we need as much advance notice as possible.  Cancellations more than 30 days in advance can be refunded, rescheduled or credited.  Cancellations between 30 days and 10 days of class will be given store credit or rescheduled. Cancellations with less than10 days advance notice - no refund. If cancelling with no refund, students can use the RETAKE code to sign up for a future class at half price

Contact Details

  • 13019 Ridgedale Drive, Hopkins, MN, USA


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