Flush Settings: Jewellery (Weekend)
Flush setting is a modern, minimal style of setting, in which stones are held level with the surface of the metal. The 'flush' surfaces make this a very wearable style of stone setting, often used to add colour as a contrast to the metal.
After completing a base metal test piece, you will set several small faceted stones into a silver ring or pendant which will be made during class.
The technique involves drilling and burring a recess for the stones to sit in, before pushing the metal around the stone to hold it in place permanently.
Entry requirements: This course is suitable for students who have some experience of jewellery making.
"Great course and Anastasia is a great teacher" - S Beka, January 2017
Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older
Anastasia Young is a practising jewellery designer and artist, and author of 'The Jewellery Materials Sourcebook' (A & C Black) and 'The Workbench Guide to Jewellery Techniques' (Thames & Hudson). She is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and Central Saint Martins, where she lectures on the BA Jewellery course. You can find out more about Anastasia by visiting her website.
Please bring with you to the first session:
- An apron
- Sensible footwear ie. no 'open toe' sandals
- Hair band (if you have long hair)
- All metal and stones will be provided.
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