Online class with Nancy L.T. Hamilton

Prong Settings From Start to Finish

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Add high-quality prong settings to all of your future projects with key soldering and wire-forming skills!

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Nancy L.T. Hamilton has been studying art and design for almost 50 years, and making jewelry for more than 20. Nancy has also taught metalsmithing for...Read more

Lessons (6)

Simple Prong Setting: Tube & Prongs
1. Simple Prong Setting: Tube & Prongs
Meet Nancy and get started on your first project: a simple prong setting that is actually a combination of a tube and prong setting. Nancy will walk y...Read more
29min
Simple Prong Setting: Preparing the Setting
2. Simple Prong Setting: Preparing the Setting
See how to prepare your ring shank for the setting. Learn how to confidently solder the setting to the ring. Then clean up using a flex shaft and sand...Read more
14min
Simple Prong Setting: Setting the Stone
3. Simple Prong Setting: Setting the Stone
Now it's time to set your stone. Learn the basics of trimming and thinning your prongs. Also see how to create a seat, and round the prongs to securel...Read more
25min
Simple Basket Setting: Creating the Bearing
4. Simple Basket Setting: Creating the Bearing
In this lesson you'll start to create a basket setting entirely from wire. With Nancy's guidance, make perfectly sized jump rings and prongs, then use...Read more
18min
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Nancy L.T. Hamilton has been studying art and design for almost 50 years, and making jewelry for more than 20. Nancy has also taught metalsmithing for...Read more

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