Erin (ELM) Harris | Etched and Hinged Butterfly Pendant with Bezel Set Gemstone | Friday, February 4, 2022 | 8:00 am until 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm


“There is freedom waiting for you.  On the breezes of the sky.  And you ask, “What if I fall?”  Oh, but my darling, what if you fly!?”  erin hanson

This class has a little bit of everything.  Learn to etch sterling silver, perfect your stone setting, and create hinges to make a sweet little fluttering butterfly!

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Instructor: Erin (ELM) Harris

Class: Etched and Hinged Butterfly Necklace Pendant with Bezel Set Gemstone

Date of Class: 02/04/2022

Time: 8:00 am until 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm

Level: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate – MUST have RECENTLY used a torch and know how to saw and do basic soldering

Class Fee: $275

Type: Technique and Project

Kit Fee: TBD (payable to instructor at beginning of class)

Kit Includes:

3×1.25” sterling silver sheet, 22g

sterling bezel wire

assorted gemstones for the body. If you’d like to bring your own stone, please bring an oval stone no larger than 20mm wide and 15mm wide

Tubing for hinges

Wire for hinge pin

Jump rings to attach to chain

Etch designs and PCB paper

Ferric nitrate etching solution and disposal supplies




Fuel for torches

Instructor will have the following for use in class

Fully equipped soldering stations

Tube cutter (1)

Honeycomb solder blocks and pins

Flex shaft or rotary tool with needed accessories (drill bits, sanding materials, etc)

Sanding materials

Bezel setting tools

Bastard files

Student Supply List

Bench pin

Saw and blades  (2/0 blades or preferred for 22 ga metal)

Round nose pliers

Chain nose pliers

Wire cutters/flush cutters


Ball peen hammer

Mitre jig


Bezel setting tools (bezel roller or pusher)

Bezel burnisher

Optional Supply List

Bastard file (or old file to use with mitre jig)

Gemstone for body (no bigger than 20mm wide and 15mm wide)

Work light and extension cord

Magnification if required

Instructor Email Address:

Instructor Website:


**** PRE-ORDER YOUR CLASS SUPPLIES TODAY! Many of our students have asked us to help streamline the process of gathering their supplies and tools for classes, and we have come up with a way we think will work for you. SJ Jewelry Supply in Phoenix is owned and operated by a wonderful family, headed by Mario Morales. His wife, Erika, and son, Steven, round out the staff, and they are excited to help make gathering your supplies easy and stress free. We guarantee they will make life easier for you! No kidding! Here’s how it will work….

  • Once you have determined what you will need for each class, send an email with your request for products and/or tools to SJ Jewelry Supply
    • Go to our website, open the class description for each of the classes in which you are enrolled, scroll down to the section “Student Supplies,” cut and paste the items you want to purchase into an email to Mario.
    • Here’s their email address
  • When they receive your email, they will send you a return email acknowledging receipt of your request
    • In this email, they will instruct you about payment methods 
  • Once your order is filled, they will send you a second email with confirmation stating your order is complete
    • Included in this email, they will give you instructions on how to pick up your orders upon arrival in Tucson

 Sound easy? We think it’s going to help take the stress out of preparing for classes! **********************************************************************************************************************