Traditional Bezel Stone SettingENROLL NOW
Learn how to fabricate round and oval shaped precision bezels for jewelry. Through instructor-led demonstrations and step-by-step instructions, each participant will create a traditional bezel and permanent setting for a cabochon stone. Materials are provided and tools are available during class.
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.
The withdrawal deadline is a week prior to the workshop.
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.