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Alternative Stone Setting: Setting beyond the Bezel
Instructor: Jennifer Stenhouse
February 15 & 16, 2014
10 am – 5 pm
For beginning to advanced students, this course will offer an excellent overview of what is possible with stones and simple techniques to jump in and fabricate your own settings. Demonstrations will include: prong and flush settings for faceted stones, pedestal settings, tube, posts, and a few unique settings for unusual shapes and found objects. Finishing tips for bezels, as well as tools and equipment that make setting easier and provide professional finishes will be introduced in this comprehensive and valuable class. Bring stones and other objects you’d like to work with.
Course # 14112 $265. Call 360-568-7709 to register
A native of Atlanta Georgia, Jennifer began her studies in photography and printmaking at the University of New Mexico. She did her graduated studies at the University of Wisconsin Madison studying with Martha Glowacki, who encouraged her in the use of mixed media as well as Fred Fenster and Eleanor Moty who gave her the opportunity to develop a strong base in metals techniques and design and a better understanding of integrity to one's craft. After college Jennifer developed the Metals and Jewelry Department at Savannah College of Art and Design, and maintained a small studio in the Savannah historic City Market. Jennifer currently makes her home and studio in Seattle, Washington. She has been teaching art and jewelry classes and has lectured and exhibited throughout U.S. and Mexico for over 15 years. To see more of her work, visit: www.jenniferstenhouse.com