Fall 2019 Projects

Fall classes at Judy Parady Jewelry Fun Center start the week after Labor Day (September 9 and 11, 2019). I’ll be posting more photos as I develop the curriculum but wanted to start the conversation by showing you this type cone setting.  Its a crown setting made from a fabricated cone. This ring features an aquamarine cab set with prongs carved from a cone of silver. In addition to making and manipulating cones in this way, we will be using a forming block to make cones from tubing. The cones can be used for settings, finishing multi-strand beads, or to terminate your loop-in-loop woven chains.

Also on the agenda will be keum boo. I watched Charles Lewton –Brain’s video from Ganoksin.  (Be sure to have Ganoksin in your library of internet resources https://www.ganoksin.com/ .) Among many other details I learned how simple it is to roll out our own 24k gold foil. I have been frustrated by the thin foils available from refiners, and am psyched to work with something more substantial.

Please join me on Instagram to see documentation of my research as it develops https://www.instagram.com/judyparadyjewelry

And, of course, register for one my Fall 2019 classes by emailing judy@judyparady.com.

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