Dates & locations

Spring 2021

May 15, 2021
6-hour in-person session

Add’l dates TBD


Skill Level:

Intermediate +


Work station and tools
10+ stones: 10 — 2.5MM
1- 14GA copper band
Expanded List and Suppliers

Tool List:

Flex shaft
Clamping device
Inverted cone bur
Drill bit
Setting bur
Bud bur
Beading tools.
Soft sticky wax
Good light
Old toothbrush
Fine point Sharpie
Expanded List and Suppliers


$230 1-day intensive


Jewelry Maker Workshop:
Stone Setting Without Prongs

Take your gem setting skills to the next level!

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Workshop (in-person) Description

We have a classroom space with work space for 4 at a time, in SunRiver (near Bend), Oregon. During this period of COVID restrictions, I am limiting my in-house teaching to 3 students at a time, requiring that all attendees be fully vaccinated.

Workshop Requirements

This workshop is for intermediate or higher level students.

About our workshop studio:

We have the tools you’ll need for this workshop, such as a rolling mill, torch setup, and hand tools.

The equipment we’ll be using includes Flex shaft, Clamping device, Inverted cone bur, Drill bit, Setting bur, Bud bur, Beading tools, Optics, Soft sticky wax, Good lighting, Old toothbrush, and a Fine point Sharpie. For more details and sources visit our Expanded List and Suppliers

The materials requirements for the class includes: Work station and tools, 10+ stones: 10 — 2.5MM, 1- 14GA copper band. Please refer to our expanded list and suppliers here.

Workshop Dates and Locations

The preferred format for the in-person workshop, is comprised of a single six-hour day.

We will announce additional dates for Summer and Fall 2021, and may make dates available according to input from you — so if you’re interested, be sure to contact the studio about future possibilities.

If you would like to be put on a mailing list for notification of future dates, subscribe to our newsletter, and we’ll keep you in the loop as dates are announced.

Studio location


If you still have questions, please contact me! I’d love to hear how best to serve your needs, and make this a successful class for you.

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