LIVE Workshops & ONLINE CLASSES
“Jim you are an excellent teacher with a mastery of your craft and artistic sensitivity. Your teaching style is patient, engaging, and hands-on. You kept our workshop moving and focused without being rigid. I can’t recommend you and your workshops highly enough.”
– Mendocino Art Center, California
Enjoy Hands On Classes With Jim
Welcome to Jim Dailing’s custom jewelry workshop, where we provide an unmatched level of knowledge, skill, and enthusiasm in our hands-on classes. With over 30 years of experience crafting unique and personalized jewelry pieces, Jim has traveled extensively across the country to share his passion for creating custom rings and necklaces.
Our classes are kept small to ensure that each student receives personalized attention, and we offer both live and online workshops to accommodate different schedules and preferences. Whether you are interested in learning the art of gold alloy, wax carving for bezel-set gemstones, stone setting without prongs, or other techniques, our workshops are designed to provide you with the skills and confidence to create beautiful and one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry.
In addition to our scheduled workshops, we also offer group instruction for schools and other organizations. If you are interested in scheduling a custom workshop or have any questions about our classes, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We would be more than happy to discuss your needs and help you find the perfect workshop to suit your goals.
So what are you waiting for? Contact us today and start your journey towards becoming a skilled jewelry artisan!
STONE SETTING WITHOUT PRONGS: BEAD SETTING, FLUSH SETTING & TAPERED BEZEL SETTING About this course This live 2-day workshop in our Sunriver Studios will focus on three distinct stone setting processes - the first being bead setting and the second being flush...
Stone Setting without Prongs
Simply put, I make jewelry because I love making jewelry. I love the hammers and torches. I love the files, gadgets as well as the hand tools that I’ve crafted over the years. I love everything about designing and creating custom engagement and wedding rings. I also...
STONE SETTING WITHOUT PRONGS: About this course This live, virtual course will focus on two distinct stone setting processes - the first being bead setting and the second being hammer setting on a thick walled tube. Starting with bead setting, the first session will...
STONE SETTING WITHOUT PRONGS: BEAD SETTING & FLUSH SETTING About this course This live 3-day online course will focus on two distinct stone setting processes - the first being bead setting and the third being flush setting and the second day reserved for student...