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Tube bezels are a beautiful and simple way to add faceted stones to your jewelry designs. Learn more about them and find some inspiration.
August 19, 2021

Using Tube Bezel Settings in Your Jewelry

by Ashley Maldonado

Easily make a variety of jewelry designs sparkle with tube bezel settings. Learn more about these versatile findings and find project inspiration to try out.

Richard Salley explores a recent jewelry design that incorporated a broken stone that might have otherwise been discarded, a trash to treasure inspiration.
June 13, 2017

Richard Salley: How the Light Gets In Jewelry Interview

by Katie Hacker

This week, read our interview with jewelry artist Richard Salley about a beautiful example of bezel-setting a cracked stone that might otherwise have been discarded.

Review our quick quide to ready-made stone settings to make your jewelry fabrication time more efficient so you can focus on your custom work.
September 13, 2016

Jeweler's Guide to Types of Ready Made Settings

by Erica Stice

Interested in ready-made stone settings? We cover a wide range of pre-made jewelry settings and tools in this guide, which also include hints and favorite new tools.

Learn how to create a custom granular cabochon setting in this easy pendant tutorial for your jewelry studio practice. Stretch your metalsmithing skills.
August 09, 2016

Setting a Cabochon Pendant Tutorial

by Erica Stice

Enjoy an afternoon in the studio creating beautiful cabochon pendants! This how-to guide will show you step-by-step how to make custom cabochon settings in a few short hours.

Check out our top tips to add stone setting skills to your jewelry making arsenal. Get started with this step-by-step approach to understanding settings.
June 25, 2013

5 Tips to Start Setting Stones

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Have you been thinking about setting stones in your jewelry designs? Check out this starter guide to using gems in your jewelry making.

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