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, 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 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 ½ hour. $79.95  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 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 12noon Seattle Time. Richard, will supply his Seattle phone number when your class is locked-in.

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.

CLASS TOPIC SUGGESTIONS: (or other 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!

Best Solders, Flux, Pickle + great places to purchase you didn't know about.

Bezel making Tips & Tricks.

Cuff Bracelets, Earrings & Rings: The basics about what to know.

Flex shafts & hand pieces: Things to know 'before you purchase.'

Better purchase than a Rolling Mill.

Gems: Kinds, Shapes & Sizes that Sell.

Prong & Flush Setting: How-To get started.

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

Lost wax casting: Get started for low cost.

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

Electroplating: Easy, Low Cost & Safe.

Turn 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 metals 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