Love stones? Love metal? Working in a small home studio? In just one day, you’ll learn a super-simple soldering method that will allow you to do it all in a small space and with a minimum of tools and equipment. You’ll design a beautiful pendant using a unique, one-of-a-kind freeform stone as your guide. Finish by setting the stone and adding your choice of simple bail designs to hang it from your favorite chain – you’ll be amazed at how much you can learn in just one day! And best of all, you’ll do it all with a small, easy-to-use culinary butane torch! This workshop is the perfect workshop if you’ve never soldered before or if you need a refresher on skills you haven’t used for a while. It introduces essential fabrication techniques including soldering, bezel creation, and stone setting. Detailed in-person demos, projected and enlarged on a screen for ease of viewing, are followed by plenty of hands-on work time to successfully complete your piece in the instructor’s fully equipped traveling metalsmithing studio. Absolutely everything is included in your kit fee: tools, consumables and materials. All you have to do is show up ready to work and have fun!