Explore bezel making for stones with angles, working in silver.
Fitting a bezel for a pear, rectangular, or otherwise angular shape can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. With the provided stones and metal, you can learn how to form an angular bezel and solder it to a backing to make a ring or simple pendant. Once your piece is built and finished, we focus on how to set our stones.
Jody Lyle - A goldsmith with more than 25 years' experience designing and making jewelry, Jody graduated from the University of North Texas where she studied with Harlan Butt. She has continued her education through classes with masters, apprenticeships, trade school training, skill-building classes, and lots of bench time. She believes in learning by doing, listening to others’ experiences, and looking at how things are made around you. Her main focus right now is wax carving, fabrication, chasing, and repoussé. She works mostly with silver, gold, steel, rock, and semi-precious and precious stones to create fun and beautiful pieces to be worn and enjoyed. Her work can be seen on Instagram @movingmetals and Flickr