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Thu, May 30


Ronda's Studio

Bezels & Shanks (1)

Prerequisite skill level: intermediate Cost: $1200 plus tax (kit fees included)

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Bezels & Shanks (1)
Bezels & Shanks (1)

Time & Location

May 30, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Ronda's Studio, 4509 Beresford Ln NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120, USA

You will learn how to fabricate bezels and four different varieties of ring shanks. Learn how to make a split-shank ring with a large, oval bezel, a textured ring with a bezel, and a granulated ring with a faceted stone. Create your own ring patterns based on the ring size you desire and learn layout techniques for fused and granulated decoration. This class will give you confidence and develop your abilities to create bezels to fit onto ring shanks. Upon completion of the projects you will have four stunningly beautiful rings.

Skills & Techniques covered


Fusing and soldering

Forming ring shanks

Setting oval & round faceted stone Granulation

Designing ring patterns

Surface embellishments & texturing Making bezels and step bezels Setting cabochons


Three wire ring with bezel oval cab Oval bezel on textured shank Granulated ring - faceted stone Gallery wire with rectangle onyx cab

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