Exploring the Bezel Setting

February 27 - April 2, 2020  Check for other dates
Th from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, 6 sessions
25 Sagamore Road Metals Studio
Pam Farren
$234  Fee Breakdown
For safety reasons we ask everyone to comply with the dress code policy in the Metals Department: Closed-toe footwear (no high heels), pants/shorts must go below the knee, long hair must be pulled back from the face and secured. If your class is scheduled to occur in the evenings after 5PM or if you arrive on a weekend before 10AM, please enter the facilities through our rear, handicap-accessible Studio Entrance across from the Parking Lot. The front entrance and offices lock at 5PM. As you enter through the Studio Entrance, please take a right if you are looking for the Ceramics Studio. Please take a left if you are looking for the Metals Studio or the Multimedia Studio.

There are 5 openings remaining at this time.


Course Description

Design beyond the basic bezel. Learn how to form and hammer set a heavy bezel or cut and file it to create a setting as unique as its maker! Step-bezels give your cabochon height or offer a seat for a faceted stone. Learn how to tackle square, pear and marquise cabochons too. There is no kit for this class. Students will provide their own materials and stones, but some materials will be available in class for purchase.

Please note that this class can also be used as an Independent Exploration. This is a Level 3.5 class, Jewelry 1 & 1.5 are required. Please direct questions to pfarren@worcester.edu

Fee Breakdown:
Student Fee: $204
Studio Fee: $30

Refund Policy

A refund is given upon request in writing (Please email wccregistration@worcester.edu) at least two business days prior to first class meeting. No refunds or credits are given for student absences.

When course or workshop is cancelled by the WCC, a full refund will be issued.

The Worcester Center for Crafts generally follows the Worcester State University(WSU) inclement weather policy relative to building closings and class cancellations. Cancellation announcements will be made on the Craft Center's Facebook Page Click here for cancellations and on our blog. Click here to visit blog. The Worcester Center for Crafts schedules make-up classes when possible for sequential classes.

For evening Craft Center classes and weekend workshops, the offices will make an assessment of the weather conditions, and students will be notified by 2PM via email if a closure will continue through the evening or if the class will run as scheduled. Please be sure to check the Facebook page for must up-to-date information.

Questions? Call us at 508.753.8183 X301

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