Classes & Workshops Glass & Jewelry

Odd-Shaped Bezel Stone Setting

  • Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Instructor: Stefan Alexandres
  • Location: Main Campus
  • Fee: $125
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Learn to fabricate irregular-shaped bezels to match odd-shaped stones for jewelry, as well as the process of permanently setting stone to the bezel. This precision stone-setting technique is applicable for any raw-shaped stones, crystals, or other materials like seashells, glass pieces, or liquid resin. Materials are provided and tools are available during class.

Required Supplies

Crealdé supplies the studio equipment, soldering station and the basic jewelry fabrication tools. Students may choose to bring their own supply of gems and silver.

Special Notes

The withdrawal deadline is a week prior to the workshop.

Instructor

Stefan Alexandres

Stefan Alexandres is a multi award winning jeweler and sculptor in addition to teaching Jewelry weekly classes at Crealde ´ School of Art since 2008.
From 1964 to 1972 he apprenticed in metal arts in the traditional ways of the old world, as guided through the organized guilds of Greece.
He received a United Arts of Central Florida individual artists award in 2007 and 2010, and Best of show award in Osceola Center for the Arts show 2009.
His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in galleries and shows such as Arts On Douglas gallery, Creativity Contest Oggetti Torino Italy, and Beijing International Jewelry Exhibition. He has received a large number of corporate commissions and site installations.
His training is based on the Byzantine Art. He draws inspiration for his metalwork from history, mythology, folk tales and real life.

Instructor Bio