► Soft to Powerful Flames
► Soldering / Annealing
Virtual Jewelry Making Class
Paige Tools is sponsoring a 'Virtual' Classroom on a range of jewelry making topics. Information that's IDEAL for newer jewelry makers. Individuals with some experience we believe you'll benefit too.
Our Tech guy Richard, (your Instructor) worked as a fine jewelry maker full time for 46 years before working for Paige. Like most people he started in silver gradually refining his skills & adding techniques over the years. His decades at the bench working in all precious metals and gem materials on a wide variety of jewelry was his training ground. His resume is broad and his experience deep. A retail store owner, GIA graduate (Gemological Institute of America), wholesale manufacturer, jewelry school owner, Instructor & much more!
Take advantage of Richards', knowledge, experience & focused style of teaching. You'll learn a lot and benefit from what you take away.
Schedule a ½ or 1 hour (one-on-one) 'Virtual' Class held over the phone on a weekend.
We need Richard, weekdays at Paige!
Cost: $49.95 for ½ hour / $79.95 for 1 hour. (All proceeds go to Richard, for his classes.)
Pick a weekend day & time. Contact Paige Tools by email or phone (206) 527-1515 to lock-in
your class. Saturday: 10am or 11am. / Sunday: 11am or 12noon. (Seattle Time)
Ask Questions during class + be ready to Take Notes!
Send photos of your jewelry or work space for review by Richard, before class if you like.
He will provide his email & phone when you book a class.
CLASS TOPIC SUGGESTIONS: (or subject matter you prefer)
How-To setup your Torch easily & safely + understanding a Torch flame & How To adjust it for maximum effect.
*Above are fundamentals in soldering!
Soldering: Best solders, flux, pickle and great places to purchase you didn't know about.
Bezel making Tips & Tricks.
What to know about Flex shafts & hand pieces 'Before you buy.'
Most important tools to acquire in the beginning.
Best gems, shapes & sizes that SELL.
How-To get started learning prong & flush setting.
Finishing Techniques: Antiquing, Satin, Polished & Hammer textures.
Lost wax casting: How To get started for low cost.
Lets fix it... We'll solve a problem you're having.
Turn your jewelry making into $.
"Learned a lot."
"Richard is the Best."
"Easy to understand and learn from."
"A hidden gem of instruction."
"Perfect for a short class!"
"Thanks for the new tool and metal sources too."
◆ Innovation - Design - Performance
"Very giving of his time & expertise."