Big Bezel Pendant

Get great results for larger pieces by boosting the heat.
SKU: EP13314

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Get great results for larger pieces by boosting the heat. Often the hardest part of learning how to solder a bezel is keeping the backplate evenly heated to get good solder flow. This project will show you how to do this with simple and easy instructions.

Required Materials:

  • Stone cab of your choice
  • 18 gauge anti-tarnish silver sheet, around 1 inch by 2 inches
  • Fine silver bezel wire
  • Hard silver solder

Tools: Manual (not automatic) center punch, chasing hammer, bench block, Torch, pickle, flux, tweezers, trinket kiln; Saw and saw blades or shears, drill bit and flexshaft or half round pliers; Files, 400 grit sandpaper and finishing implements of your choice; Bezel rocker, curved burnisher, some way of holding the piece
Technique: Saw piercing, Basic soldering, Setting a cabochon, Finishing
Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, May/June 2015 (Interweave 2015).

Additional Info
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SKU EP13314
Author/Speaker/Editor Beatriz de Carvalho Fortes
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