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Making a Decorative Circle Collet Tutorial

Making a Decorative Pierced Circle Collet Tutorial  - US$20

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Making a decorative pierced circle collet

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
Piercing circles for the collet out of a plate
Piercing the collet circles out of plate.
Bending a cone shape out of the circles
Bending a cone shape out of the circles. 

This tutorial shows you how to make a unique decorative circle collet which is pierced out of a plate and then shaped into a cone. The circles are carefully filed half round. The lower part of the collet cone is filed out and then soldered to the circles. You will be shown tricks to simplify the soldering process.

If you prefer you can make the complete Circle Ring which incorporates this decorative collet.  

The decorative circle collet with a gemstone

The decorative circle collet with a gemstone. 

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