Virtual Jewelry Making Class

Paige Tools is offering a 'Virtual Classroom' on a range of jewelry making topics.

IDEAL for newer jewelry makers. Individuals with some experience will benefit too!

Our Tech person 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, Pearl Farmer, 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 (one-to-one) 'Virtual' Class held over the phone on a weekend. We need Richard, weekdays at Paige!

Cost: $85 - 1 hour. Additional hours: $75/hr (In person, fixed cost classes coming in 2022)

Pick a Weekend day & time. Contact Paige Tools by email or phone (206) 527-1515 to request

a class. Richard, will email you to confirm and send a PayPal Invoice. Your Class is locked-in upon payment. Start Times: Saturdays: 10am or 11am / Sundays: 11am or 12 noon. Richard, will supply his Seattle phone number when your class is locked-in. Above times' are PST.

Ask Questions during your class + be ready to Take Notes!

Send Richard, photos of your jewelry or work space for review before class... if you would like.


How-To setup a Torch safely + How To Adjust a Propane / Oxygen Flame for maximum benefits + lots of info on Solders, Flux & Pickle options.

*Above are Fundamentals in Soldering!

Bezel Making: Tips & Tricks.  

Cuff Bracelets, Earrings, Rings & Pendants

Flex Shafts & Hand Pieces: What to know 'Before You Purchase.'

Rolling Mills: A Big Surprise you're Not told.

Finishing Techniques: Antique, Satin, Polished & Hammer Textures.

Gems / Pearls / Diamonds: Use the Types, Shapes & Sizes that Sell.

Gem Setting: Prong, Flush & Bead Setting: Best ways to get started.

Lost wax casting: Low Cost Equipment ... Casting is easier than you think!

Electroplating / Electroforming Easy ways to expand your design options.

Lets fix it... We'll solve a problem you're having.

How-To turn jewelry making into $. The 'business end' of jewelry is the 'Key' to $ success!

"Learned a lot."


"Richard, is the Best."

"Easy to understand and learn from."

"A Hidden Gem of instruction."

"Perfect for a 1-2 hour class!"

"Thanks Richard, for the new sources."

Student Comments

"Very giving of his time and expertise."

Rated #1 Tips

by Jewelry Makers

Soft to Powerful Flames

Soldering  / Annealing

Innovation - Design - Performance