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!
Soldering: Best Solders, Flux, Pickle + great places to purchase you didn't know about.
Bezel making Tips & Tricks.
Cuff Bracelets, Earrings & Rings: The basics re: what to know.
Flex shafts & hand pieces: Things to know 'before you purchase.'
Better purchase than a Rolling Mill in the beginning!
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 new tool and metal sources."
"Very giving of his time & expertise."
Rated #1 Tips
by Jewelry Makers
► Soft to Powerful Flames
► Soldering / Annealing
◆ Innovation - Design - Performance