Day 3 -Celestial Ring

Student Level:

Prerequisites: Students must have a basic grasp on soldering and be comfortable with a torch.

This single day workshop will focus on creating an ethereal ring made of sterling silver and Kingman Turquoise.  Students will delve into the depths of the stone, anchoring a dot of embellishment within the rock, and will set the piece in a delicate setting adorned with delicate pallions of silver.  Ring band construction and proper sizing will also be covered.  This is an intermediate class- students should have proficient ability with the torch and a saw.


Instructor will provide: fully equipped soldering stations including all chemicals and compounds, flexshafts and accessories, a few extra hand tools for student use, high quality handouts and kits containing all raw materials to make this project.


Students are responsible for bringing:


Recommended but optional:

Sketchbook or notebook and pencil


Kit Fee: $50 (Payable to instructor at beginning of class.)


Kit Contents:

  • Kingman Tuquoise Stone

  • Fine silver bezel wire

  • 22g sterling silver

  • 10g sterling silver wire

  • Closed sterling silver jump rings

  • Sterling silver tubing