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How to make a Pear Shaped Bezel Setting

Making a Pear Shaped Collet / Bezel Instruction  - US$20

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How to make a pear shaped bezel setting

This instruction comes with easy to follow pictorials and detailed illustrations which shows you:

  • - Shaping the bezel
  • - Making tip prong for pear shape
  • - Soldering and polishing
  • This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
  •  - Metal : silver or gold or other
  •  - Pear shaped gemstone

You will receive :

  • -- 30 Pictures and illustrations
  • -- 16 Pages of detailed instructions
  • -- Personalized tips on tools and techniques
Shape metal to fit gemstone pear shape
Shape metal to fit gemstone
Using a barrel frazer for prongs on pear shaped bezel
Use Barrel frazer to groove prongs 

This instruction will show you how to make a collet for a pear shaped gemstone. It is important to be accurate when shaping the bezel to the gem because often the gem is not quite symmetrical in shape. Making a pear shape collet is a tutorial which teaches an important skill since these gems are often non-standard sizes. That makes the collets which the jewelry supply houses have on offer unsuitable. In this tutorial a collet was custom made for a 2.35ct pear shape diamond.

How to make pear shaped bezel for a ring

This pear shaped bezel / collet can be used in various ring and pendant designs. It is also suitable to make ear studs or dangling earrings using this bezel style.  

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