Silversmithing: Bezel Basics
Whether you are new at soldering or a seasoned smith, this class will
teach and reinforce the necessary skills and helpful tips to make sure
you have success every time you pick up your torch! Leave with a pendant
similar to the bottom left photo.
Silversmithing: Bezel Basics
Saturday, July 25, 2020, Noon-4pm
Tools Needed:  
Chasing hammer
Nylon hammer
Texture hammer (optional)
Steel bench block & sand anvil
Rubber block
Jumbo metal files or Pillar file (best!)
Jeweler's saw, blades, lube and
bench pin
Miter vise
Bezel pusher or Bezel roller
Steel burnisher
Agate burnisher
Assorted polishing bits w/mandrels
Face mask, Safety glasses
6-step looping pliers
Chain nose pliers
Round nose pliers
Flat nose pliers
ProPolish pads
Fine point Sharpie
Millimeter ruler
Metal hole punch or drill bits
Hallmarking stamps/hammer
Sandpaper assortment
Soldering Station Setup (see below)

Soldering Station Setup:
-Flux Brush
-Titanium Solder Pick
-Jumbo Torch
-Fiber Grip Cross-Locking Tweezers
-Fine Tip Tweezers
-Fine point Sharpie
-Charcoal Block and/or Fiber brick
Fireproof base
(such as a ceramic
tile, metal pan or a Lazy Susan Fire

OPTIONAL:  Solder Station Setup is
available for Class RENTAL for a $25
After class, If you decide to BUY the
"Solder Station Setup" the DAY OF class,
we will be happy to apply the rental fee
you paid towards the cost of buying the
"Solder Station Setup" (
minus the
fireproof base
Minimum Kit Fee: $40
Kit Includes:
24g Sterling sheet
Bezel wire to fit cabochon
Cabochon (no larger than 1 inch, no corners)
Solder on bail
or 12g half round wire or
16-18g jump ring

Tools Supplied:
Liver of Sulfur
Copper tongs
Brass brush

Technique(s) Used:  
Stone Setting


Skill Level:

If you choose to rent a soldering station,
please bring a tote with the basic tools listed
as we do not have enough for everyone to
borrow from the shop. You should always

bring a standard set of tools appropriate
to the class you are taking.
To sign up for a class you may register online, come into the shop, or call us!  If you sign up online for a class less
than 24 hours in advance
you MUST call the shop and speak to an associate for availability. Payment for class is
due when you sign up.  
You must come early to purchase needed supplies. Students must have all necessary
supplies/tools and be ready when the class begins.
 Walk-ins are welcome if space is still available and if supplies
have been pre-purchased.
Class will begin on time.  No one will be admitted late to class.
Late-comers must reschedule for another class. A refund will not be given.  If you cannot attend your scheduled class,
you must call us 24 hours in advance to cancel and we will gladly refund your money.  
Please read our Cancellation & Student Participation Policy: