Jeff Fulkerson | Elevated Cabochon Ring | Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 9 am until 4 pm


Take your ring making to a higher level with this unique “floating” setting. De-mystify silver soldering and stone setting.  This class will boost your confidence in using a torch and creating beautiful rings you can be proud of.

Students will learn:  Silver soldering, how to make a stamped and cut bezel, working with a thick bezel, bezel setting, setting sharp corners, how to pick cabochons, ring sizing, proper stamping techniques, and finishing.

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Instructor: Jeff Fulkerson

Date of Class: 2/9/2019

Time: 9 am until 4 pm

Class Fee: $165

Level:  Beginner / Intermediate

Type: PMetalsmithing

Kit Fee: $65 (payable to instructor at class time)

Kit Fee Includes

(Based on Silver @ $17/ounce & Gold @ $1,170/ounce)

3” – 3 gauge sterling silver low dome wire

6” – 22 gauge Fine Silver bezel wire

2” x 2” – 22 gauge sterling silver sheet

approx. – ¼” – 6mm sterling tubing

Instructor will have the following for use in class

Ring Finger Gauge (sizer)

Burnisher/prong pusher/bezel rocker

Ring mandrels

Solder set-up

Liver of Sulfur Gel

Flex shaft

Student Supply List

Cabochon (Instructor will have some for sale at time of class)

Bench Block

Rawhide mallet


Scribe (awl)

Straight edge

Jeweler’s saw w/#2/0 blades


Bench Pin

and anything else you can carry! Instructor will have some tools for those who can’t bring their own.

Optional Supply List

Ring mandrel


Texturing hammers

Burnisher (bezel pusher)

Prong Pusher

Brass mallet

Instructor Email Address:

Instructor Website:



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!