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."
"Very giving of his time and expertise."
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by Jewelry Makers
► Soft to Powerful Flames
► Soldering / Annealing
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