Virtual Jewelry Making Class

"Learned a lot."


"Richard, is the Best."

"Easy to understand and learn from."

"A Hidden Gem of instruction."

"Perfect for a 1- 4 hour class!"

"Thanks Richard, for the new sources."

Student Comments

"Very giving of his time and expertise."

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by Jewelry Makers

Paige Tools offers 'Virtual' Classes / Consulting + In-person Private Instruction.

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! Contact Paige Tools to inquire. (206) 527-1515

'Virtual' Class or Consulting over the phone $75 Hr.

Start Times: Saturdays: 10am or 11am /  Sundays: 11am or 12 noon  PDT

Richard, will supply his Seattle phone number when your class is locked-in.

*Send photos of your jewelry or work space for review before a class... Free!

In Person Casses / Richard's studio: $120 Hr.

Jewelry makers should have a solid foundation in Torch operations such as:

Setting up a Torch safely -  Adjusting a Propane / Oxygen Flame for maximum benefit  knowledge of Solders, Flux & Pickle options. These are Fundamentals in Soldering!

Topic Suggestions:

Bezel Making: Tips & Tricks.  

Earrings, Rings & Pendants: Best Procedures, Tips, etc.

Flex Shafts / Hand Pieces + What to know Before You Purchase this Tool.

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

Gems / Pearls / Diamonds: Gems that make jewelry 'Special.'

Prong, Flush, Bead Setting: Tools & Techniques.

Lost wax casting: Low Cost equipment + easy to do. Cast in Class.

Electroplating: Easy way to expand design options.

Silver / Gold / Platinum Jewelry Repair: Estate to Modern jewelry.

How-To turn jewelry making into a Business. The 'Key' to $ success!

Soft to Powerful Flames

Soldering  / Annealing

Innovation - Design - Performance