This step by step instruction will teach you in detail and easy to follow pictorials and shows you:
- - Forming basic bezel
- - Making wire prongs / claws
- - Soldering technique
- This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
- - Metal : silver or gold or other
This standard four prong collet is used in many designs such as rings, pendants, earrings and many more.
If you prefer to learn the making of this collet in a ring setting, we recommend the jewelry tutorial on Making a Solitaire Ring Tiffany Style instead.
These double bezel collets are readily available at the suppliers, but it is important for a metalsmith to master the making of these collets to accommodate non-standard gemstones and different metal alloys.