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Simple Stone Setting

with Nell Fredericksen


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Saturday & Sunday

April 29 - 30, 2023

9:00AM - 5:00PM Each Day

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Materials Fee (Paid at the Beginning of Class)

$10 base fee plus an additional fee for the exact materials used (copper and sterling silver). Typically students make use of about $25‐50 of copper and silver sheet and wire. Payable to instructor.

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Class Description

Students with some metalsmithing experience will advance their skills while making bezel settings for cabochon stones to incorporate into a ring project. This is a great addition to your metalsmithing knowledge and will allow you to elevate your jewelry creations. Focus will be on precision and advanced soldering, ring construction, creating bezel settings and stone setting, along with surface embellishment techniques.

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Materials List

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Minimum Age

18 and older, exceptions with special permission

About the Instructor

Nell Fredericksen has been a professional artist and fine art jeweler for over 30 years and is an Artisan Center of VA Juried Master Artisan. Her work is very organic and often reflects the natural world. Nell works primarily in gold and has a high level of expertise in many traditional metalsmithing techniques. Learn More about the Instructor at:

Class Registration and Cancellation Policy

Advance Registration Required.

Registration: Class registrations are confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cancellation/Refund: The Floyd Center for the Arts will conduct classes for which an adequate number of students are registered. Class status is determined 1 week before the first date of the class, unless otherwise noted. Acceptance of payment does not guarantee that a class will run. If the Center must cancel a scheduled class, students who registered for such classes will be given the opportunity to transfer their payments to another course or receive a full refund of their tuition payment.

Student Withdrawals: Students withdrawing from a class before the cancellation period has ended, (one week prior to the start of class, unless otherwise noted) can receive a full refund or may transfer their payments to another class of their choice. Students who withdraw after the cancellation period has closed or after class has started, will not receive a refund.

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