How to Set Cabochons: corners and points, irregularly shaped stones and crystals, faceted stones and more!
Free LIVE Training with
Jan Harris Smith
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-- it's Free!
Live and Free*: Dec. 14-16, 2020!
from 11:00am-2pm EST
(8-11am PT, 9-12pm MT, 10-1pm CT,
4-7pm GMT, 5-8pm BST)
About the course
A beginning class in how to set cabochons, with emphasis on cabs with corners and points and how to set irregularly shaped stones and crystals. We will also learn how to create simple settings for faceted stones, including a basket setting, tube setting, flush setting and freeform settings. Emphasis will be on setting and not finished pieces.
- Learn the nomenclature of a cabochon and faceted stone.
- Learn how to set cabochons with points and corners.
- Learn to make a simple basket setting for faceted stones.
- Learn to make a tube setting from tubing
- Learn to make freeform settings for faceted stones.
- Learn to make a flush setting for faceted stones.
- ...and much more!
About The Instructor
Jan Harris Smith
Jan Harris Smith began working with metal in college and was hooked on making metal jewelry from Jan Harris Smith began working with metal in college and was hooked on making metal jewelry from the first class. She has since completed several college level classes and independent workshops in metal working on her path to becoming an artisan jeweler. In 2005, Jan took her first class in glass fusion. She has completed several classes and workshops in glass and her primary focus in glass is the use of reactive art glass to create unique colors and reactions. Jan’s education includes university-level fine art classes and numerous workshops taught by professionals in the silversmithing and glass field. She has also had her art published in magazines and books and won several awards for her work, over the years. Teaching art has been her passion for over 20 years. She enjoys introducing students to working in art and engaging in the creative process. She has taught in various venues across the United States and Australia, including art retreats, art stores, and art schools.