Silversmithing: MOP Open Back
~Lisa Kirkeby
Tools Needed:  
Nylon mallet
Steel Bench block & sand bag
Rubber block
Jumbo Metal file set
Charcoal & Fiber bricks & heat proof surface
Butane torch w/fuel
Fine point tweezers
Metal design/hallmark stamp, Brass hammer
Miter vise
Wire cutters
Paste flux and Flux brush
Titanium Pick
Power polishing attachments
6-step looping pliers
Round nose pliers
Safety glasses and particle mask
Fine point Sharpie
Easy, medium, and hard silver solder
Bezel Pusher
Jeweler's Saw, Blades, Lube
Bezel benders
Technique(s) Used:  
Stone Setting


Skill Level:
Discover a fun way to create a pendant with an open back when the
back of your cabochon isn't quite polished enough to show off! We
bring together a beautiful cab with mother of pearl backing! Make
the back as pretty as the front!
If you try to register for a class, but it will not add it to the
shopping cart, the class is unfortunately already full.  
Check back next month to see if its offered again!
To sign up for a class you may register online, come into the shop, or call us!  Students must be a minimum of 13
years old to participate, or twelve years old if taken with a paying adult.
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. Evening classes require that materials be
purchased prior to 6pm (or 5pm on weekends), since the stores may be closed to shopping.
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.  
If you fail to show up for a class, your class fee will be forfeited.
Please read our Cancellation & Student Participation Policy:
Please keep in mind that the shop closes at 6pm Mon-Fri.
Students must purchase all necessary supplies for evening classes before the store closes for the day at 6pm.
Please make sure you arrive for evening classes with all necessary materials.
Silversmithing: MOP Open Back Pendant
Saturday, Nov 18, 2017, Noon-4pm
Lisa Kirkeby
Materials Needed:   
Minimum Kit Fee: $40
Kit Includes:
24g Sterling sheet
Bezel wire to fit cabochon
cabochon (no larger than 1 inch)
Tools Supplied:
Liver of Sulfur
Copper tongs
Brass brush