Rockstar Stonesetting DIY Jewellery Workshop

Pick A Precious Gemstone & Set It in A Ring!



5 hours 1 to 6 (public classes), 5 to 10 (private)

label $340 or 4 payments of $85


Love gems? Love precious metal? Then you are going to love the Rockstar Rocks Stonesetting in an Afternoon. You will learn how to design and fabricate a claw or bezel set ring using various metals ( silver & gold (9kt*)) You will learn the basics of designing, hammering, sawing, measuring, sizing, annealing, soldering, filing, and polishing the final piece to display to perfection your stone setting.

The basic stone setting techniques of using hand bezel setting tools, files, measuring, burnishing, finding the true shape of the stone to facilitate getting your desired result. It is so fantastic to show your friends what a fabulous stone you have set in just an afternoon.

Faceted-Amethyst, Blue Topaz, Natural Topaz, Citrine, Kunzite, Apatite, Aquamarine, Garnet. Cabochon-Moonstone, Labarodite, Aquamarine, Amethyst, Crystal, Rose Quartz, Lapis, Prehnite, are included as part of the workshop. I tend to prefer larger prominent stones, but am happy to use any suitable stone you may wish to reset. Small gems under 1/2 carat aren't advised as focal pieces, due to them not being distinctive enough to make a statement.

*9kt gold is included as part of the course. 14k or 18k is available but will have to be purchased based on the weight and the spot price on the day.



Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:


Knowledge Required
None
 
What you'll get
Your Gem Set Ring
 
What to bring
enclosed shoes
 
Suitable for

Suitable for kids from 12 years old and up. An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

Location

Redfern, NSW

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher
Masterful Makers
Masterful Makers

4.9 (42)

* Masterful Makers - Luxury DIY Workshops *

The Art of being a maker!
Makers take raw materials and transform them into objects of desire.
It is an art form, it is a craft, and it can be learned!

Come and experience a workshop with Masterful Makers. In as little as 2 hours you can walk out with a piece of handmade jewellery, luxurious leather bag, stunning knotted mala or your own personalized luxury skincare products. All designed and crafted by you!

Let me introduce myself, I am Victoria White, a one-woman dynamo/mad scientist/designer & maker of crafts. I am the owner of Masterful Makers and offer boutique workshops from my studio.

My love for art, the history of man and pretty shiny things came together while being pregnant with my daughter and working for the Museum of African American Art in Florida. I fell in love with African trade beads. They were historical in context and heavy with human drama. They were an artefact, an antique and pretty. Pairing the few trade beads I had with semi-precious stones and sterling silver wire I began to make my first wrapped earrings. It was very therapeutic and relaxing, until my husband (at the time) saw the box of earrings I had made and took them to work. He returned that afternoon and presented me with a box of money, after having sold them all to his work colleagues! And that is how all this madness began.

That was a bit over 25 years ago. And here we are now!

I have my BA in art history and a Diploma in Visual Arts and Silversmithing.

I use my workshops to pass on my skills and knowledge so that you too will see just how enjoyable being a Maker can be. Coming away with personally designed and created pieces!

I am Victoria White and Making is my passion, let me make it yours as well!

Come and experience a Masterful Makers Workshop!


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5

• Jun 2019


A great afternoon spent with an excellent and passionate teacher. Would recommend this class all round.
5

• May 2019


This class was so much fun! It was a really personal experience, and I learnt so much. Victoria is lovely, and she really took the time to make sure I came out with a piece of jewellery I will cherish forever. I definitely recommend this to anyone who wants to give this a go.
5

• May 2019


I spent a great day with Victoria making a stunning ring - she explained everything extremely thoroughly. We got on very well, she made me a delicious lunch and as the finishing touches to my piece were quite tricky, she personally delivered it to my hotel the next day. If are interested in jewellery/specifically ring making - this is a really lovely place to start your journey!

Rockstar Stonesetting DIY Jewellery Workshop review by Beau Ford
5

• Mar 2019


Thanks Victoria for sharing your extensive jewellery knowledge and experience. I thoroughly enjoyed the class, learnt a lot and have a beautiful aquamarine ring to enjoy. Thanks again Victoria
5

• Feb 2019


This class with Victoria was the perfect hands on learning experience on the key skills for stone setting. Victoria is very knowledgeable and a master at her work and I feel lucky to have been able to learn from her. Not to mention the gorgeous ring made as a result of this class!!!

Jewellery workshop review by Amanda Ying
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