Bench Skills & Business
"Learned a lot."
"Richard, is the Best."
"Easy to understand and learn from."
"A Hidden Gem of instruction."
"Perfect for a 2-4 hour class!"
"Thanks Richard, for the new sources."
"Very giving of his time and expertise."
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by Jewelry Makers
Consulting & Jewelry Classes
Our Tech person Richard, (your Instructor) worked in the jewelry industry full time over 50 years. A jewelry maker for 40 years working in all precious metals and gem materials. A retail store owner for 10 years. GIA graduate (Gemological Institute of America). A wholesale manufacturer, Pearl Farmer, Jewelry School Owner & Instructor + much more! Richards, experience is broad and deep.Take advantage of his knowledge, focused style of teaching and consulting. You'll learn a lot and Benefit from what you take away!
Contact Paige Tools to inquire. (206) 527-1515
Consulting: In-person or over the phone. Fixed cost or $150 Hr.
Jewelry / Gem Sales - Jewelry Marketing - Jewelry Career & Craft Brand Consulting
Richard, will provide his personal phone number when your schedule is booked.
*Send photos of your jewelry or work space for a FREE review before our meeting.
In Person Classes: Seattle, WA Cost varies with each class.
Jewelry makers should have a solid foundation in the Torch operations below.
Setting up a Torch safely - Adjusting a Propane / Oxygen Flame for maximum benefit +
a knowledge of Solders, Flux & Pickle options and common soldering procedures.
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.
Prong, Flush, Bead Setting: Tools & Techniques.
Lost wax casting: Low Cost equipment + easy to do. Cast in Class.
Silver / Gold / Platinum Jewelry Repair: Estate to Modern jewelry.
Electroplating: Easy way to expand design options.
Gems / Pearls / Diamonds: Gems that make jewelry 'Special.'
How-To turn jewelry making into a Business. ...This is the 'Key' to $ Success!
► Soft to Powerful Flames
► Soldering / Annealing
◆ Innovation - Design - Performance