Hand Carved Settings with Paul Nielson

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Have you ever wanted to add a stone setting to your jewelry? Learn how to use your flexible shaft, various burs, and engraving tools to make your own settings from various materials. You will learn how to carve different metals using a variety of burrs to produce finished pieces complete with setting instruction. Settings will include prongs, beads, and some pave'. All processes will be shown on an enlarged screen for easy viewing. A selection of rings will be provided in sterling silver and additional mountings will be available for purchase at a minimal fee. Beginner and Beyond

Tuition: $335 (lunch is included)
Studio/Materials Fee: $85
Registration Fee: $30*
 (listed as "shipping" in cart) *Members use coupon code WAIVEFEE at check-out


Paul Nielsen is a jewelry designer and manufacturer from Lower Providence, PA. He has been a designer for 30 years during which time he has become a master diamond setter and known in the jewelry industry as Pave' Paul. He has recently taught at Tyler School of Art and various universities throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Currently Paul is working in his jewelry studio on historic jeweler’s row in Philadelphia exploring jewelry design as wearable sculptures and providing stonesetting services to the industry. He is the owner of Paul Nielsen Jewelry Designs and Pave' Paul LLC. www.pavepaul.com

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