"Learned a lot."
"Richard, is the Best."
"Easy to understand and learn from."
"A Hidden Gem of instruction."
"Perfect for a 2-5 hour class!"
"Thanks Richard, for the new sources."
"Very giving of his time and expertise."
Rated #1 Tips
by Jewelry Makers
Coaching, Consulting, Classes
"Casting was fun & easier than I thought it would be."
"Better than social media for sure."
"Now I know how to solder, THANKS!!!"
Could be knocking on your door!
Want to advance your jewelry skills beyond social media chats, online classes & YouTube videos? Paige Tools has decided to offerer other options: Phone Consulting & In-Person Private Classes.
The Goal: In depth Knowledge Sharing on Jewelry Making & Marketing.
Our jewelry Tech Richard, worked Decades at the Bench & behind a Counter plus has extensive teaching experience in a jewelry school he operated. His background is unmatched.
Phone Consulting is very cost effective & works! No travel costs either. As a First step for newer jeweler makers this is the Best way to go. Areas like Setting up a safe, Propane / Oxy Torch system, Concentrator hook-ups, Tools you'll need & don't need, Sources for Metals, Solders, Findings. Business: making an Etsy store work, pricing your jewelry, saving $ on shipping, + much more are typical consulting areas.
In-Person, Private Classes are most beneficial for people with basic, jewelry making skills. See various Class Topic Suggestions under
Subject Matter below. All materials & tools supplied.
"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door"
"...couple hours of consulting made the difference. Highly recommended."
"Consulting opened areas I'd never considered."
Our Tech person Richard, (your Instructor) has worked in the jewelry industry 50 years. Retail Store owner for 10 years, GIA graduate (Gemological Institute of America), wholesale & retail manufacturer, Pearl Farmer, Jewelry School owner & Instructor, Public Speaker & more. Richard's, experience is broad and deep. Take advantage of his knowledge, focused style of Teaching & Consulting. You'll learn a lot and Benefit from what you take away!
Call Paige (206) 527-1515 (Ask to speak with Richard)
Coaching / Consulting - Over the phone or in-person $99 Hr.
Newer Jewelry Makers: Prevent 'floundering' by Starting out Right.
Jewelry Business Areas: Career Guidance - Product Marketing - Branding - Working With Stores & Galleries, Consignment Contracts, Pricing & Displays - Online sales, CAD Design, Craft Show Success, Social Media Marketing.
Turn a jewelry making hobby into a Business!
Jewelry Making Classes - In-Person, Seattle, WA
Cost varies on class & length. Scheduling for March / April 2023
Class Subject Matter (suggestions)
Torch & Gas Set-up: Safety First! We'll cover the works so you feel confident.
Soldering: We start with the basics, then the tricks that produce beautiful work!
Bezel Making: Professional Tips & Tricks.
Earrings: Fabricated posts / nuts, Best shepherd hooks, design accents & More!
Rings & Pendants: Procedures covering, designs, sizes,
Finishing Techniques: Hammer, engraved textures, satin, sand blast, polished.
Gem Setting: Prong, flush setting, bead setting, channel & pave' techniques.
Lost Wax Casting: Wax working, rubber molds, Cast in Your Class.
Jewelry Repair: Silver, Gold, Platinum - Estate to Modern jewelry.
Electroplating: Easy & safe way to expand design options.
Gems / Pearls / Diamonds: Grading, Colors, Shapes. Know what sells!
► Soft to Powerful Flames
► Soldering / Annealing
◆ Innovation - Design - Performance