Metal Engraving
Advanced Jewelry Engraving on Rings

Master Engraver Layne Zuelke will take students through a fast-paced week of challenging engraving techniques, focused on rings. With decades at the bench working with jewelry, Layne has developed methods and tools to make working in these tiny spaces easier. This class is ideal for artists that are very proficient in sharpening and engraving but are ready to take their work to a new level. Projects will include everything from basic Victorian styles on tiny 1.5-2 mm rings up to semi-sculpted scrolls on a wide band.

Enrollment for this course opens February 28th @ 8 a.m. CST.

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Course Info

Instructor(s)
Layne Zuelke
2022 Date(s)
07/18–07/22
Division
METAL ENGRAVING, JEWELRY
Skill Level
ADVANCED
Capacity
10
Enrollment Type
OPEN WITH APPROVAL

Description

Master Engraver Layne Zuelke will take students through a fast-paced week of challenging engraving techniques, focused on rings. With decades at the bench working with jewelry, Layne has developed methods and tools to make working in these tiny spaces easier. This class is ideal for artists that are very proficient in sharpening and engraving but are ready to take their work to a new level. Projects will include everything from basic Victorian styles on tiny 1.5-2 mm rings up to semi-sculpted scrolls on a wide band.

Objectives

  • Making specialty tools for small spaces
  • Cutting Victorian borders
  • Milligrain borders
  • Scroll work with fine shading
  • Background removal
  • Continuous scroll design
  • Sculpting

Class Project(s)

Bronze and stainless steel project rings

Prerequisites

Completion of a GRS Basic Engraving course or instructor approval is required, as well as an understanding of proper tool sharpening and basic bright cutting techniques.

 

Please note: Course information subject to change without notice. Example images may not show exact techniques, methods, designs, etc., taught or demonstrated in course.

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