Session 7: Ring 360º: With a Concentration in Stone Setting

July 22 - July 26, 2024

Ring 360º: With a Concentration in Stone Setting

In this class we will explore a variety of fabrication techniques involved with ring design. Demonstrations will include a variety of stone settings; tube setting, flush setting, handmade prong setting, and bezel setting faceted stones. You will be shown each technique then given the time to practice each one. We will also cover how to make a tool or two that will assist in the process.

Materials Fees for this workshop are estimated to be between $30-60. This does not include materials that may need to be purchased by the student prior to the workshop, or materials purchased from the instructor.

Meet the Instructor

Tim Lazure

Timothy Lazure is a Professor and Area Coordinator for the Metals Design program at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. He received his BFA at Rochester Institute of Technology and his MFA at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. He has pieces in the permanent collections of the Mint Museum of Craft and Design in…


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