Project 1: Spinner Ring, Weeks 1-5

  • Materials:
    • 20g sheet (copper, brass or silver) 1/2 inch wide x 2 1/2 inches long
    • Decorative wire for spinners 3 inches long (at least 22g)

Project 2: Bezel Project, Weeks 6-10 

  • Materials:
    • Flat bottom stone or stones for bezel set pendant, ring or earrings (cabochon, preferably round or oval)
    • 12 inches silver bezel wire wide enough to fit thickness of stone
    • 20g silver sheet for backing, larger than stone
    • Metal for ring shank, ear wires or pendant bail

Recommended Tools

  1. Jewelers saw with 2/0 and 5/0 blades
  2. Sanding sticks - sandpaper in grits 220, 320, 400, 600 and wooden sticks (such as paint stir sticks)
  3. Large half round file
  4. Needle files
  5. Half round pliers
  6. Inch metal ruler with inches and centimeters